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October 26, 2011

Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Web Site Using C# & VB, 4th Edition--New from SitePoint

Sebastopol, CA—This week, Sitepoint launched an updated resource for web designers, developers, and programmers. In the fourth edition of Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Website Using C# & VB ($44.95 USD), the company delivers the foundations for building just about any kind of website.

Its step-by-step format was designed to ensure its usability by even those website designers with little more than a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. And, according to Sitepoint, this streamlined approach to ASP.NET is long overdue. "Authors Christian Darie, Wyatt Barnett, and Tim Posey have succeeded in providing web developers with a rock-solid foundation in theory and then take them by the virtual hand—guiding them through practical exercises," said Sitepoint Co-Founder Mark Harbottle.

He continued: "In addition, owners may also access downloadable examples from every chapter, in both VB and C#, which they can take away and use in the real world."

Visual Basic and C# are the two most popular languages used for creating ASP.NET websites. With the aid of Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Website Using C# & VB, web developers who are well versed in PHP, Java and Ruby will find the transition to ASP.NET easy.

"By taking a 'learn by doing' approach, Darie, Barnett, and Posey show how to put theory into practice, in a cohesive and logical way." explained Mr Harbottle. "An actual project is taken on a concept-to-completion journey, demonstrating how ASP.NET 4 works, and is applied in the real world." Each chapter in Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Website Using C# & VB builds on the one before, introducing new technologies. It reveals techniques that streamline tasks that, for web developers, were previously time-consuming and cumbersome in classic ASP.

Key topics include:

  • How to set up the free software you need for ASP.NET
  • Build a complete website from scratch using ASP.NET
  • Use the code examples for your future ASP.NET projects
  • How to easily integrate data from Microsoft SQL Server
  • Use MVC to structure your web applications

For review copies or more information please email sitepointpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Author

Tim Posey is a long-time developer and a passionate educator. Armed with a B.S. in Computer Science and an M.B.A. in Finance, he has traversed many industries, consulting for multiple corporations in banking, insurance, energy, and various e-commerce industries. As a serial entrepreneur, Tim's latest project is mentoring the startup of the LegacyGeeks.com community. He serves as a senior software engineer at a Fortune 1000 company and an Adjunct Professor of Finance for the American Public University System. His favourite pastime is watching Alabama football.

View Timmothy Posey's full profile page.

Additional Resources
Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Web Site Using C# & VB, 4th Edition is available right now in printed and ebook formats. To download free sample chapters and view the table of contents, visit:
http://www.sitepoint.com/books/aspnet4

Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Web Site Using C# & VB, 4th Edition Build Your Own ASP.NET 4 Web Site Using C# & VB, 4th Edition
Publisher: SitePoint
By Timmothy Posey
Print ISBN: 9780987090867  
Pages: 776
Print Price: $44.95  
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