Synopses & Reviews
This book is written for architects and developers preparing to design and build enterprise-scale e-business applications using Microsoft's Visual Studio.NET and .NET Framework. It will guide technical architects and software developers through the design and development of a fully-featured e-commerce application, the gasTIX online ticketing system, using the .NET suite of technologies. Along the way, key concepts behind new .NET products such as C#, Visual Basic .NET, Visual C++ .NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, and Web Services are explained. The author team, consisting of several talented G.A. Sullivan consultants, has combined experience equaling tens of years in the trenches with the various releases of Microsoft Visual Studio.
The fully-functional live sample application built for the book can be seen at www.gasullivan.com
This book is targeted at architects and developers preparing to design and build enterprise-scale e-business applications using Visual Studio .NET. It discusses in depth the specific technologies and languages that make up the .NET framework. A sample application is introduced which is referenced throughout the book.
About the Author
G.A. Sullivan has been honored as Microsoft's Mid-America District Partner of the Year an unprecedented two years in a row in 1997 and 1998. The company has been consistently recognized through various awards and commendations as a leading technology services company, with offices across the United States and in Europe. The technical experts participating on the authoring team of this book each bring to the table years of professional software development experience. These consultants work day in, day out with Microsoft technologies in a variety of project environments, helping clients design and build technology solutions to business problems. They lecture on such topics as object oriented programming and component design.
Table of Contents
I. PRELIMINARIES AND PLANNING. 1. .NET-The Big Picture.
2. gasTIX: A Sample .NET e-Business.
3. Enabling Inter-Application Communications.
II. DESIGNING .NET E-BUSINESS SOLUTIONS. 4. Tools of the Trade.
5. Implementing .NET Presentation Services.
6. Implementing .NET Business Services.
7. Implementing .NET Data Services.
8. Handling Security.
9. COM+ Integration.
III. BUILDING .NET E-BUSINESS SITES. 10. Event Searching.
11. Purchasing a ticket.
12. Fulfillment/Order History.
IV. TESTING AND DEPLOYING .NET SITES. 13. Debugging a .NET Application.
14. Integration and Performance Testing in .NET.
15. Deploying the Application.