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Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud, Preview 2

With Microsoft SQL Server 2016, a variety of new features and enhancements to the data platform deliver breakthrough performance, advanced security, and richer, integrated reporting and analytics capabilities. In this Preview 2 ebook, we introduce three new security features: Always Encrypted, Row-Level Security, and dynamic data masking; discuss enhancements that enable you to better manage performance and storage: …

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SignalR Programming in Microsoft ASP.NET (Developer Reference)

Get definitive guidance on SignalR, a new library for ASP.NET developers that simplifies the process of adding real-time web functionality to your applications. Real-time web functionality enables server-side code to push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available. With this book, Microsoft .NET developers familiar with HTML and JavaScript will gain the skills to add real-time …

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Introducing Microsoft WebMatrix

Your first look at the easy-to-use tools for building your own data-driven website Get a running start with Microsoft WebMatrix—the free, downloadable web development solution featuring all the tools you need for server-side programming. This practical book introduces the templates, helper libraries, and other tools in WebMatrix for building and customizing a data-driven site—including techniques for adding …

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Microsoft® ASP.NET Web Matrix Starter Kit (Bpg-Other)

Have you ever gone to a great Web site and said to yourself, “I sure wish I could do that!” This hands-on book shows you exactly how. It’s a task-oriented, no-frills introduction, specifically for programming novices, to the cool world of programming the Web by using the power of Microsoft® ASP.NET Web Matrix—an easy-to-use WYSIWYG development tool for …

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Programming Microsoft LINQ in .NET Framework 4 (Developer Reference)

Dig into LINQ — and transform the way you work with data. With LINQ, you can query data from a variety of sources — including databases, objects, and XML files — directly from Microsoft Visual Basic or C#. Guided by data-access experts who’ve worked in depth with LINQ and the Microsoft development teams, you’ll learn how .NET …

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Programming Microsoft® LINQ (PRO-Developer)

Get comprehensive guidance for using the Microsoft Language Integrated Query (LINQ) Project with in-depth insights from two experienced developers. Data-rich applications can be difficult to create because of the tremendous differences between query languages used to access data and programming languages commonly used to write applications. This practical guide covers the intricacies of LINQ, a set of extensions …

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Introducing Microsoft LINQ

Get a head start on using the Microsoft Language Integrated Query (LINQ) Project with advance insights from two experienced developers. Data-rich applications can be difficult to create because of the tremendous differences between query languages used to access data and programming languages commonly used to write applications. This practical guide introduces LINQ, a set of extensions to the …

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Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014

NOTE: This title is also available as a free eBook on the Microsoft Download Center. It is offered for sale in print format as a convenience. Get a head start evaluating SQL Server 2014 – guided by two experts who have worked with the technology from the earliest beta. Based on Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2) software, this …

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Step by Step (Step by Step Developer)

Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building applications with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Teach yourself the programming fundamentals of SQL Server 2012—one step at a time. Ideal for beginning SQL Server database administrators and developers, this tutorial provides clear guidance and practical, learn-by-doing exercises for building database solutions that solve real-world business problems. Discover how to: Install …

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fundamentals (Developer Reference)

Gain a solid understanding of T-SQL—and write better queries Master the fundamentals of Transact-SQL—and develop your own code for querying and modifying data in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Led by a SQL Server expert, you’ll learn the concepts behind T-SQL querying and programming, and then apply your knowledge with exercises in each chapter. Once you understand …

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