Book review: Data Entry and Validation with C# and VB.NET Windows Forms

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  • Title: Data Entry and Validation with C# and VB.NET Windows Forms
  • Author: Nick Symmonds
  • ISBN 10: 1590591089
  • ISBN 13: 978-1590591086

Review

The book starts of with an introduction to wet your appitite on the subject by demonstrating why data entry screens can be challenging and fun to code. Then the obligatory who should and why you should read this book and what you will know after hving read this book.

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Book review: Customizing the Microsoft .NET Framework Common Language Runtime

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  • Title: Customizing the Microsoft .NET Framework Common Language Runtime
  • Author: Steven Pratschner
  • ISBN: 0-7356-1988-3

Review

The book starts of in chapter one by discussing the topic at hand: hosting the CLR and extending it. Hosting as in integrating the CLR with Internet Information Services or SQL Server 2005, extending as replacing some basic services provided by the OS or the .NET Framework irself by your own implementations. Examples of the last are replacing the way assemblies are stored by your own mechanism, replace the threading mechanism by your own mechanism, etc…

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Book review: Essential .NET, Volume I: The Common Language Runtime

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  • Title: Essential .NET, Volume 1: The Common Language Runtime
  • Author: Don Box
  • ISBN: 0-201-73411-7

Review

The book starts of with discussing the evolution of component technologies from Microsoft and how .NET was conceived to solve the problems with COM. After this short introductory chapter, the author continues with discussing .NET.

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