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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 .NET Overview

    1. Microsoft .NET

    2. The .NET Platform

    3. .NET Framework Design Goals

    4. .NET Framework

  2. Chapter 2 The Common Language Runtime

    1. CLR Environment

    2. CLR Executables

    3. Metadata

    4. Assemblies and Manifests

    5. Intermediate Language (IL)

    6. The CTS and CLS

    7. CLR Execution

    8. Summary

  3. Chapter 3 .NET Programming

    1. Common Programming Model

    2. Core Features and Languages

    3. Language Integration

    4. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 Working with .NET Components

    1. Deployment Options

    2. Distributed Components

    3. COM+ Services in .NET

    4. Message Queuing

    5. Summary

  5. Chapter 5 Data and XML

    1. ADO.NET Architecture

    2. ADO.NET Benefits

    3. Content Components

    4. Managed Providers

    5. DataSet and XML

    6. Summary

  6. Chapter 6 Web Services

    1. Web Services in Practice

    2. Web Services Framework

    3. Web Services Provider

    4. Web Services Consumers

    5. Web Services and Security

    6. Summary

  7. Chapter 7 Web Forms

    1. ASP

    2. ASP.NET

    3. The System.Web.UI Namespace

    4. Web Form Syntax

    5. ASP.NET Application Development

    6. ASP.NET and Web Services

    7. Data Binding and the Use of Templates

    8. State Management and Scalability

    9. Summary

  8. Chapter 8 Windows Forms

    1. Introducing Windows Forms

    2. The System.Windows.Forms Namespace

    3. Windows Forms Development

    4. Windows Forms and Web Services

    5. Conclusion

  1. Appendix .NET Languages

    1. Microsoft-Supported Languages for .NET

    2. Third-Party Languages for .NET

  2. Appendix Common Acronyms

  3. Appendix Common Datatypes

    1. Usage

  4. Appendix Common Utilities

    1. Assembly Generation Utility (al.exe)

    2. Assembly Registration Utility (gac.exe)

    3. MSIL Assembler (ilasm.exe)

    4. MSIL Disassembler (ildasm.exe)

    5. C++ Compiler (cl.exe)

    6. C# Compiler (csc.exe)

    7. Visual Basic Compiler (vbc.exe)

    8. PE File Format Viewer (dumpbin.exe)

    9. Type Library Exporter (tlbexp.exe)

    10. Type Library Importer (tlbimp.exe)

    11. XML Schema Definition Tool (xsd.exe)

    12. Shared Name Utility (sn.exe)

    13. Web Service Utility (wsdl.exe)

  5. Colophon