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My "Ah-Ha!" Moment With LINQ by CompiledMonkey

I'm currently working on a set of web services that will be consumed by iPhone and Android devices. Given how often the web services will be called in a relatively short period of time, the data access for the web services has proven to be a very important...
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Book Review: ASP.NET MVC in Action by CompiledMonkey

I've had the pleasure of being able to review ASP.NET MVC in Action in it's early access form. If you've not heard of this program, Manning has a program called MEAP (Manning Early Access Program) which allows you to purchase the book before it's published...
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"A Beginner’s Guide: ASP.NET 3.5" Is Here! by CompiledMonkey

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to be the technical editor for McGraw-Hill's <em>A Beginner's Guide: ASP.NET 3.5</em>. After many months of waiting, the final copy hit my doorstep this morning! It's great to see something you worked...
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Book Review: Programming .NET 3.5 by O’Reilly by CompiledMonkey

I just finished reading a review copy of “ Programming .NET 3.5 ” from O’Reilly. The book, published in August, is an overview of the latest .NET Framework revision. You’ll get an introduction to the topics that have been introduced along the way that...
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Book Reviews Coming! by CompiledMonkey

It's been way too long since I've posted here. Yes, I'm still around, and I'll be posting some topics very soon. I've been lucky to receive some great books related to .NET and I'll be posting reviews of each of them shortly. At work, I've been primarily...
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Technical Editor for .NET Books by CompiledMonkey

I've had the pleasure over the last few months to perform technical editing for McGraw-Hill on an upcoming ASP.NET 3.5 book aimed towards beginners. This has been my first experience being a part of the process of putting together a book. I really enjoyed...
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iPhone SDK Development by CompiledMonkey

I know it's unrelated to .NET but I'm a Mac person, so I've been really drawn in to the iPhone SDK. Am I the only one from the Microsoft developer community? I've even started up a blog and forum dedicated to the topic: http://www.iphonedevsdk.com
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Book Review: LINQ Quickly by CompiledMonkey

I've been reading another book from Packt Publishing, called " LINQ Quickly ".  Again, it's a pretty short book, coming in at 250 pages.  The author does a decent job at explaining the basis of LINQ and the various implementations...
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Book Review: ASP.NET 3.5 Unleashed by CompiledMonkey

I've been working my way through " ASP.NET 3.5 Unleashed " lately.  Although I'm not quite finished, since the book comes in just under 2000 pages, I do feel confident in writing a review. The Unleashed series has a certain following behind...
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Dependency Injection was made for ASP.NET MVC by CompiledMonkey

It's not that you can't use dependency injection in any .NET application, because you can.  It's just that dependency injection fits so well in the ASP.NET MVC programming model.  While building up a simple example for how my new application...
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