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Foundation Expression Blend 2

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The only real tool available for creating Rich Media Applications, web-based animations, and games has been Flash‚ until now! WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) and Silverlight have opened the door of Rich Media Application development to Microsoft .NET developers. With Microsoft's new Blend 2 and Visual Studio 2008, you can now create compelling Rich Media Applications complete with animations and even 3D!

Foundation Expression Blend 2: Building Applications in WPF and Silverlight book shows you how to take full advantage of Blend's new interface, together with and Silverlight's vastly improved designer-developer workflow, guiding you through every step of development from downloading and installing of the development environment through creating finished, functional projects. You'll learn how to create simple drawing applications with the InkCanvas, make tabbed and scrollable interfaces, as well as build fully featured media players, photo galleries, and interactive 3D designs.

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ASP.NET Web Development with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004

This concise, no-nonsense book teaches you how to develop accessible, standards-compliant ASP.NET-driven web sites with the latest technologies: ASP.NET and Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004. Real-world tutorials will help you achieve results quickly as you plunge into the text.

You'll learn the fundamental concepts of the .NET Framework, then quickly move on to the workings of ASP.NET within the Framework. You will explore databases and the SQL language, in preparation for handling ASP.NET databound controls. Next, you’ll explore the core role that XML, and XML web services play in .NET. Finally, you’ll learn about Dreamweaver's extensibility and coding efficiency features—two of the most important aspects of developing with Dreamweaver.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 Introducing Dreamweaver
Chapter 2 Web Standards in Dreamweaver
Chapter 3 Introducing ASP.NET
Chapter 4 ASP.NET Features and Syntax
Chapter 5 Introducing .NET and Databases
Chapter 6 Data Applications
Chapter 7 Working with XML in ASP.NET
Chapter 8 Reusing Code in Dreamweaver and ASP.NET
Chapter 9 Extending Dreamweaver MX
Chapter 10 Debugging and Error Handling
Chapter 11 Case Study

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ASP.NET Website Programming

 With ASP.NET Website Programming you will learn to:




* Establish a solid, scalable website foundation
* Provide flexible user accounts integrating with ASP.NET's built-in security
* Create message forums that enable formatted messages but defend against cross-site scripting
* Generate revenue from advertising
* Build a web interface for uploading, downloading, editing, and managing the files on your site
* Add opinion polls, email newsletters, and news management
* Deploy the finished site on a live server
* Build websites using good, n-tier coding techniques

The site we build is modular. You can slot the modules into your own website, modify them, or use them as examples of particular ASP.NET techniques.

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The Web Professional's Handbook

Can you remember everything you need for every occasion?

Indeed, should you have to? With the help of this book, you’ll not need to keep all the syntax and good design rules in your head. It provides a far-reaching reference for client-side technologies and design principles, aiming to answer questions you'll come up against every day.


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Developing .NET Custom Controls and Designers using C#

Tools and services for enhancing design-time support for components. Irregularly-shaped, borderless Windows Forms. Advanced techniques on building simple and complex UITypeEditors. Details of how type converters work with guidelines on implementing new ones. Component licensing model and architecture with sample demonstrations. Complete and reusable Windows Forms Wizard custom control. Complete and reusable Web Forms tab control.

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