Free eBooks by Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati

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Are you ready for the future of data access in .NET? At the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC) 2005, Microsoft previewed a new technology, Language-Integrated Query (LINQ). It captured a lot of attention because it addressed the fundamental issue of merging object-oriented applications with relational data. The LINQ project team demonstrated how to use LINQ to query a variety of data sources, such as a SQL Server... more...
The expert tuition and approach to rapid learning in Accelerated SQL Server 2008, one of the first SQL Server 2008 books available, will enable SQL Server and other database professionals to make the leap to the 2008 release of Microsoft’s flagship database management system quickly. Take full advantage of the features of SQL Server 2008, know what tools are available, and quickly realize the power and ease of use that SQL Server... more...
Every C# programmer needs to learn about LINQ (Language–Integrated Query), Microsoft’s breakthrough technology for simplifying and unifying data access from any data source. With LINQ, you can write more elegant and flexible code—not just to access databases and files, but to manipulate data structures and XML. This book is a short, yet comprehensive guide to the major features of LINQ and the significant enhancements... more...
This book addresses the fundamental units of Windows and .NET programming - threads. A strong understanding of the role threads play in program execution, how multiple threads can interact in order to make efficient programs, and the pitfalls to beware of when developing multithreaded applications, are all core to a developer's ability to develop effective C# programs. This book will cover how .NET applications are executed, the life cycle of a thread... more...
What is this book about?For a web site to offer its users an experience that improves on that of newspapers or textbooks, it needs a way to change the information it contains dynamically - and that means it needs access to a data source. Through the combination of ASP.NET and ADO.NET, Microsoft provides everything necessary to access, read from, and write to a database, and then allow web users to view and manipulate that data from a web browser. In... more...
C# programmers of every level need to learn about LINQ (Language-Integrated Query), Microsoft's breakthrough technology for simplifying and unifying data access from any data source. With LINQ, you can write more elegant and flexible code, not just to access databases and files, but also to manipulate data structures and XML. LINQ for Visual C# 2005 is a short, yet comprehensive guide to the major features of LINQ. It thoroughly covers LINQ to Objects,... more...
ADO.NET is Microsoft's latest data access technology and, as an integral part of the .NET Framework, is far more than simply an upgrade of previous incarnations of ADO. ADO.NET provides an extensive set of .NET classes that facilitate efficient access to data from a large variety of sources, enable sophisticated manipulation and sorting of data, and forms an important framework within which to implement inter-application communication and XML Web... more...
Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named Mango) marks a significant upgrade to Microsoft’s smartphone products. Packed with sophisticated new features and functionality, the device is a .NET developer’s dream, easily programmable using Silverlight, XNA and C#. Windows Phone Recipes utilizes a proven problem-solution approach, providing a concise guide to all the phone’s features in recipe book format. First, the problem you're facing is identified.... more...
Developers are racing to discover how to develop for Windows Phone 7—and there is no quicker resource to help you get up to speed than Windows Phone 7 Recipes. This book covers all aspects of development, configuration, testing, and distribution, with detailed code samples and rapid walkthroughs to support you every step of the way. You'll find recipes that unlock advanced user interface development, data storage and retrieval, integration with... more...
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