Performance tuning and optimizing ASP.NET applications

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Apress, Mar 19, 2003 - Computers - 392 pages
The technical book market today is flooded with a slew of titles on how to build applications with the .NET technology, and many are undoubtedly very good. But the majority of these titles simply take a "how-to" approach on programming with the .NET Framework. They often pay little more than cursory attention to the real-world issues and challenges that developers face. Performance is one of those challenges. This book is for intermediate to advanced .NET developers who need answers to the hard questions on how to build high-performance ASP.NET applications. Authors Jeffrey Hasan and Kenneth Tu focus on how to make good design decisions for performance. They discuss how to develop applications with performance in mind. And they pay special attention to the tools available to developers to quantify and monitor performance issues and to diagnose performance problems more quickly. Infused with the authors' collective experiences, gathered from years of building high-performance web applications, this is a book that developers will want to keep on the shelf for a long time.

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and Optimization
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Measuring Application Performance
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Monitoring Performance
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Jeffrey Hasan is the president of Bluestone Partners, Inc., a software development and consulting company based in Orange County, California. His company provides architectural design and software development services to businesses that implement advanced Microsoft technologies. Jeff is an experienced architect and .NET developer, and is the coauthor of several books and articles on .NET technology, including Performance Tuning and Optimizing ASP.NET Applications (Apress, 2003). Jeff has a master's degree from Duke University and is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD). When he is not working, Jeff likes to play guitar, mountain bike, and travel to far-flung corners of the world. His travels have taken him from southern Spain to Monterrey, Mexico, and on to Quebec, with a few stops in between.

Kenneth Tu is a developer, architect, and author specializing in Windows and web development using Microsoft technologies, primarily for the financial, telecommunications, and broadband industries. He has extensive experience developing ASP.NET applications and XML web services. Kenneth has a degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, Irvine.