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Programming Microsoft® .NET by Jeff Prosise

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Introduction

Yes, it’s that time again—time to throw away everything you know and start all over. The era of Microsoft .NET has arrived, and with it comes a promise to change software development as we know it. Microsoft .NET is many things, but first and foremost it’s a better way to write software in an Internet-centric world. To benefit from .NET, you’ll find it helpful to let go of any preconceived notions and prepare yourself to think about software in a whole new light. That means shedding comfortable clothing such as the Windows API, MFC, and COM, and immersing yourself in new ways of developing and architecting software that are unlike anything you’ve seen before.

When I began writing this book in July 2001, I had been working with the ...

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