Media praise for ASP.NET 2.0 Cookbook

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"Recipes run from the very simple coding solution to entire development strategies and use O'Reilly's problem-and-solution oriented approach. This format lends to at-a-glance reference consultation - or to use as a classroom text. Either way, the authors' some thirty years experience working with ASP.NET lends to an authoritative text of solutions to common problems."
-- Diane Donovan, Library Bookwatch: Midwest Book Review

"...I am one of those who recommend cookbooks as learning tools: Dedicated newcomers will find a wealth of practical lessons here...Bottom Line: ASP.NET 2.0 Cookbook is a good source of features and solutions for everyday ASP.NET development."
-- Will Wagers, CSharp-Online.NET

"For those transitioning from ASP.NET 1.x this is a fantastic introduction to learning how things should be done with 2.0. The book is well-written, concise, and easy to absorb the concepts it presents.I've always loved the "Cookbook" format, which is to present a list of tasks 100 or so tasks that you might want to accomplish, and then give detailed instructions on how to accomplish each one."
-- Rob Walling, Amazon.com

"What authors Michael Kittel and Geoffrey LeBlond have really done is to carefully examine all the major areas where an ASP.NET developer would need to have skills and have crafted quality solutions in each area--125 solutions in all, and then categorized them all into 21 different categories for easy reference. So, it is not a book containing a bunch of cool 'tips and tricks', but a foundation skills book…with ASP.NET 2.0, there is a lot of new material to learn. Having a book like ASP.NET 2.0 Cookbook at one's side makes this process go a lot faster and cuts way down on the 'developer frustration level'."
--Peter A. Bromberg, EggheadCafe.com, February 2006

"Overall, I found the book very lucidly written, easy to understand as long as you know the basics of the ASP.NET paradigms and makes the development of solutions for your most common problems a lot easier. I highly recommend this whether you are a C# expert or an occasional dabbler - it is especially useful as a primer for most C#-specific design patterns scattered all over the solutions."
--Shanti Mangala, Desicritics.org, February 2006


"...the authors' some thirty years experience working with ASP.NET lends to an authoritative text of solutions to common problems."
--Diane Donovan, Library Bookwatch: Midwest Book Review