May 21, 2019
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"Atlas" Foundations: ASP.NET 2.0 Callback

See how to get around the limitation of using a browser as the interface by tapping into the callback features provided in Microsoft's Ajax offering, "Atlas."

Implement Caching to Give Your .NET Applications a Performance Boost

Caching can dramatically improve the performance of a database-driven .NET application. The Enterprise Library caching block encapsulates the plumbing code required to implement caching in a reusable block.

Data Access Application Block Streamlines Your Data-Access Layer

By encapsulating the plumbing code in the data-access layer of applications, the Data Access Application Block, part of Microsoft's Enterprise Library, frees you from the tedious details of data access and allows you to concentrate on the business logic in your applications.

Create Provider-Independent Data Access Code with ADO.NET 2.0

ADO.NET 2.0 offers new base classes and factory classes that enable you to write data access code that works with almost all data stores. Find out how to seamlessly working with multiple providers like SqlClient, OleDb, and ODBC without having to lock into a specific implementation.

ASP.NET 2.0 Profile: Simple User Personalization for Your Web Apps

Are user-personalization features part of the design requirements for your Web application? Good news: the new ASP.NET 2.0 Profile object will greatly simplify the design and implementation.

Send Mails from within a .NET 2.0 Application

Through a set of intuitive classes, the release of .NET 2.0 provides excellent support for sending e-mails. Learn the new ways of sending mail through its System.Net.Mail namespace.

ASP.NET 2.0 Client-Side Features: Bring Server-Side Power to the Client

ASP.NET 2.0 enables you to expose some of its server-side capabilities on the client side with an array of new client-side features. Learn how to use these productivity-boosting features in your Web applications.

SQL Server Integration Services: SQL Server 2005's New ETL Platform

Learn how to create and execute packages using SQL Server 2005's new ETL platform SQL Server Integration Services and its integrated development environment, Business Intelligent Development Studio.

Asynchronous Web Services Invocation in .NET Framework 2.0

The new asynchronous invocation framework in .NET Framework 2.0 increases developer productivity and greatly enhances the user experience. Learn how to implement it in your .NET applications.

ASP.NET 2.0 Options for Packaging and Deploying Web Apps

ASP.NET 2.0 provides a number of new features for deploying a Web-based application. Learn the different ways you package and deploy an ASP.NET 2.0 Web application.

Want to Execute Multiple Queries on a Single Connection? Go to MARS

ADO.NET 2.0 introduces Multiple Active Result Sets (MARS), a feature that enables you to execute multiple queries against the database using a single connection. Learn how to return multiple forward-only, read-only result sets using MARS.

ASP.NET 2.0's New and Improved Caching Features

The Cache API in ASP.NET 2.0 builds on the foundation provided by the one in ASP.NET 1.0 and makes building high-performance ASP.NET applications extremely easy. Learn how you can take advantage of caching without writing a single line of code.

ASP.NET 2.0's Sophisticated Site Navigation Features

ASP.NET 2.0 provides excellent site-navigation features for storing and displaying site-navigation data in your Web applications. Learn how to leverage them in your Web development.

Work with XML Data Type in SQL Server 2005 from ADO.NET 2.0

Learn how to work with the XML data type column in SQL Server 2005. Along the way, you also will see how to read and write values into the XML columns from ADO.NET 2.0.

Implement User-defined Functions in SQL Server 2005 with Managed Code

SQL Server 2005's integration with the .NET common language runtime enables developers to create database objects such as user-defined functions using languages such as VB.NET and C#.

Develop Transactional .NET Web Services

The .NET Framework offers tools and techniques for creating, destroying, and monitoring transactions across multiple platforms and servers. Learn to use .NET's transaction support to develop transactional .NET Web services.

Deploying Windows Applications with Visual Studio.NET, Part 2

This second of a two-article series discusses the different editors that Visual Studio.NET provides for its deployment projects. Learn the steps involved in using each of them.

Deploy Windows Applications with Visual Studio.NET, Part 1

This first of a two-article series discusses the .NET features for deploying Windows applications onto the end user's machine. Discover the different types of deployment options Visual Studio.NET provides and learn how to implement them with the Windows Installer.

Enterprise UDDI Services

Enterprise UDDI Services allows organizations to manage their Web services by making them available in a centralized location that can be easily searched.

Check Out The ASP.NET 2.0 Whidbey Features!

Get a detailed preview of the new features coming to ASP.NET in Version 2.0 that you can use to design, develop, and deploy enterprise-class Web applications.

Exception Handling in Web Services

Web services offer great promise, but what happens when something goes wrong?

Dynamically Data-bind in InfoPath

Discover how to construct a dynamic, data-bound InfoPath form using an ASP.NET Web Service as the data source.

InfoPath 2003

Microsoft InfoPath 2003 has powerful and compelling features for developers to consider.

IIS 6.0 and ASP.NET - XML, Security, and More

Once again dig into IIS with Thiru. In this installment, you learn about the new Metabase storage format that is completely based on XML. You also see the changes in the security model of IIS 6.0 and the impact of those changes in ASP.NET applications. Finally, see how to secure ASP.NET applications by using the different authentication mechanisms in IIS.

IIS and ASP.NET: The Application Pool

Discover the use of application pools in isolating ASP.NET Web applications, thereby increasing the reliability of your ASP.NET Web applications. Explore the steps for creating, configuring, and using application pools.

IIS 6.0 and ASP.NET, Part 1

IIS 6.0 is a key component of Windows Server 2003. Learn about the request processing architecture of IIS 6.0, about the steps for installing IIS 6.0 , and about enabling ASP.NET applications using the Web Service Extensions. Included is a demonstration on configuring IIS that will help you to use the appropriate version of the .NET Framework.

Creating an Application Development Framework Using Enterprise Templates - Part 3

Learn how to enhance the developer experience of building enterprise templates by adding custom help topics, customizing the Visual Studio .NET Development environment, and more.

Creating an Application Development Framework Using Enterprise Templates, Part 2

Take the building blocks of building the enterprise template and convert them into an application development framework that can be used as the starting point for building new .NET applications.

Creating an Application Development Framework Using Enterprise Templates - Part 1

Distributed Applications are often large, complex systems with multi-tiered architectures, comprising thousands of globally deployed components. Learn how to use Enterprise Templates to reduce the number of decisions and to reduce the complexity of choices that developers must make.

.NET Remoting Versus Web Services

.NET remoting and ASP.NET Web services are powerful technologies that provide a suitable framework for developing distributed applications. It is important to understand how both technologies work in order to choose the one that is right for your application.

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