Pro ASP.NET 4 CMS: Advanced Techniques for C# Developers Using the .NET 4 Framework

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Apress, Jun 22, 2010 - Computers - 320 pages

To be a successful ASP.NET 4 developer, you need to know how to apply the vast array of new functionality available in the latest release of the .NET 4 Framework and Visual Studio 2010.

This book will immerse you in a variety of advanced topics, including architecting different application data tiers, memory caching paradigms, data mining, and search engine optimization. Working through step-by-step exercises using P/LINQ, DLR, MEF, MVC, IronPython, Axum, and Ajax, you will learn a variety of approaches to building each of the key application tiers common to all web solutions.

Using a proven technique of illustrating advanced concepts with functional solutions, all topics in the book are modeled on a fully operational content management system (CMS), built from the ground up. This ensures that you’ll be introduced to real-world examples that demonstrate the full functionality of the .NET 4 Framework for ASP.NET, and that you’ll be able to apply your new skills to any web development situation.

What you’ll learn How to use the new functionality of Visual Studio 2010 of interest to ASP.NET developer What is new within the .NET 4 framework and how it impacts ASP.NET development All about different application tiers using P/LINQ, the Entity Framework, DLR, MEF, MVC, and AJAX When to use advanced caching techniques Memcached and Velocity How to optimize the content that the user sees to reduce server loads and response times How to develop highly scalable & concurrent approaches to data mining using IronPython and the Axium languages Who this book is for

Intermediate and advanced developers alike will find comprehensive information about how Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET 4 framework impact ASP.NET development. Centered around a full CMS implementation, readers will find a vast array of tailored discussions, exercises, and solutions that will enable them to quickly upgrade their skills from previous versions of the .NET framework.

Table of Contents Visual Studio 2010 and NET CMS Architecture and Development Parallelization Managed Extensibility Framework and the Dynamic Language Runtime jQuery and Ajax in the Presentation Tier Distributed Caching via Memcached Scripting via IronPython Performance Tuning, Configuration, and Debugging Search Engine Optimization and Accessibility

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Visual Studio 2010 and NET 4
CMS Architecture and Development
Managed Extensibility Framework and the Dynamic Language Runtime
jQuery and Ajax in the Presentation Tier
Distributed Caching via Memcached
Scripting via IronPython
Performance Tuning Configuration and Debugging
Search Engine Optimization and Accessibility

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Alan Harris is a web and application developer living in Arlington, Virginia. He has worked at more than a few organizations using .NET to create enterprise solutions since the glory days of version 1.1, and can still browse to some of the oldest ones. Aside from working at his desk, he spends most of his time studying Krav Maga and writing music.

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