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Saturday, October 11, 2008

.Net (Dot Net) Reference Books Free Downloads

Listed here are links to some books which could be used as references for learning Dot Net technologies

Free online C Sharp Books

  1. Pro C# 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Platform, Fourth Edition (Pro Series) : (Book is in RAR format ) Free (NEW Link )

    Publication Date: 2007-11-12

    Whether you’re moving to .NET for the first time or you’re already writing applications on .NET 2.0 or .NET 3.0, Pro C# 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Platform, Fourth Edition will provide you with a solid grounding in this new technology and serve as a comprehensive reference throughout your coding career:

    What you’ll learn

    * Everything you need to put .NET 3.5 and C# 2008 to use in your professional work-before anyone else!

    * Insights and techniques from the author’s experience since .NET 1.0

    * Complete coverage of .NET 3.5-WPF, WCF, and WF

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  2. Visual C#® 2005: How to Program, Second Edition : (Book is in RAR format ) Free (UPDATED)

    Learn how to build winning C# applications, start to finish, using the Deitels’ proven methodology and signature Live-Code(tm) Approach! This new edition includes extensive use of Visual Studio 2005’s new visual programming tools that tremendously reduce the amount of code programmers need to write in ADO.NET and ASP.NET applications.

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  3. Beginning Visual C# 2005 : (Book is in CHM format ) Free (UPDATED)

    * Offers a highly structured tutorial that’s packed with thorough examples and updated code, as well as exercises that help readers test and fine-tune their development skills

    * Covers C# programming basics, Web and Windows programming, data access, graphics programming with GDI+, and basic networking

    * Explains how to put together basic Web and Windows applications and highlights the differences between Web and Windows programming

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  4. Professional C# 2005 : (Book is in CHM format ) Free (UPDATED)

    Professional C# 2005 prepares you to program in C#, and it provides the necessary background information on how the. NET architecture works. It provides examples of applications that use a variety of related technologies, including database access, dynamic web pages, advanced graphics, and directory access. The only requirement is that you are familiar with at least one other high-level language used on Windows – either C++, VB, or J++.(Link taken From

  5. Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Unleashed MAY 2006: (Book is in RAR format ) Free (UPDATED)

    Setting the standard for a premium C# reference, Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Unleashed provides practical examples for virtually every aspect of the C# programming language. The book is structured for progressive learning, so it can be read cover-to-cover or used as a comprehensive reference guide.

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  6. Morgan Kaufmann C Sharp 2 0 Practical Guide for Programmers: (Book is in PDF format ) Free (UPDATED)

    You dont need coddling; you dont need to be told what you already know. What you need is a book that uses your experience as a Java or C++ programmer to give you a leg up into the challenges and rewards of C#. And this Practical Guide is precisely what youre after. Written by a team that boasts extensive experience teaching C# to professionals, this book provides a practical, efficient explanation of the language itself, covering basic to advanced features and calling out all thats new in 2.0. Its instruction is always firmly situated within the context of the .NET framework and bolstered by code examples, key lessons in object-oriented programming, and installments of a realistic application programming tutorial. Concise and incisive, this is the best way to master the worlds fastest-growing and most marketable programming language.

  7. Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Step by Step : (Book is in CHM format ) Free (UPDATED)
    Microsoft Visual C# is a powerful but simple language aimed primarily at developers creating applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework. It inherits many of the best features of C++ and Microsoft Visual Basic, but few of the inconsistencies and anachronisms, resulting in a cleaner and more logical language. The advent of C# 2.0 has seen several important new features added to the language, including Generics, Iterators, and anonymous methods.(Link taken From

  8. Pro .NET 2.0 Code and Design Standards in C# : (Book is in PDF format ) Free (UPDATED)

    This book is special, because for the first time you get an easy-to-follow set of code and design standards that addresses the basic needs of. NET developers and application architects. The material is presented in a “what, why, where, and how” format, so it’s easy to understand a given topic and apply the solution. The format facilitates fast understanding and quick reference, just what you need when you’re under pressure.
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  9. C# Cookbook : (Book is in CHM format ) Free (UPDATED)

    With C# Cookbook, 2nd Edition, you’ll be able to learn and improve your mastery of both the C# language and the .NET platform. This updated bestseller has been completely revised to account for C# 2.0, the latest version of this popular object-oriented programming language. It also includes more than 100 new code solutions (over 300 overall) to common problems and tasks that you’re sure to face as a C# programmer
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  10. Essential C# 2.0 : (Book is in CHM format ) Free (UPDATED)
    Essential C# 2.0 is a clear, concise guide to C#—including the features new to C# 2.0. The book clearly presents material for beginners and experts and provides contrasts and comparisons between C# and other languages. The C# language is covered comprehensively and each important construct is illustrated with succinct code examples.

    Following the C# introduction, readers will learn about *C# primitive data types, value types, reference types, type conversions, and arrays *Operators and control flow, loops, conditional logic, and sequential programming *Methods, parameters, exception handling, and structured programming *Classes, inheritance, structures, interfaces, and object-oriented programming *Well-formed types, operator overloading, namespaces, and garbage collection *Generics, collections, and iterators *Reflection, attributes, and declarative programming *Threading, synchronization, and multi-threaded patterns *Interoperability and unsafe code *The Common Language Infrastructure that underlies C#

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  11. Visual C# 2005 A Developer’s Notebook : (Book is in CHM format ) Free (UPDATED)

    Visual C# 2005: A Developer’s Notebook is full of no-nonsense code without the usual page-filling commentary. You’ll find suggestions for further experimentation, links to on-line documentation, plus practical notes and warnings. The book also tells developers how to acquire, install and configure Visual Studio .NET 2005. Are you a coder to the core? Learn what C# 2.0 can do for you now.

  12. GDI+ Application Custom Controls with Visual C# 2005: (Book is in CHM format ) Free (UPDATED)

    A fast-paced example-driven tutorial to building custom controls using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition and .NET 2.0. Showing you how to use the free Visual C# 2005 Express Edition environment to develop your controls, GDI+ Custom Controls with Visual C# 2005 will teach you how to create professional, reusable custom controls for your desktop applications in no time.

  13. C# Programmer’s Handbook : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    C# Programmer’s Handbook is a complete description of the C# language as used in .NET development for both the current version of .NET (version 1.1) and the version of .NET due out in late 2004 (version 2.0). This is the only book that will include full coverage of C# 2.0 features such as generics for the foreseeable future (next 6 months).
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  14. Advanced C# Programming : (Book is in RAR format ) Free
    This advanced resource is ideal for experienced programmers seeking practical solutions to real problems. Discover valuable coding techniques and best practices while learning to master Microsoft’s newest cross-platform programming language.

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  15. Web Developer’s Guide : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    This volume teaches Web developers to build solutions for the Microsoft .NET platform. Web developers will learn to use C# components to build services and applications available across the Internet. The focus of The C#.NET Web Developer’s Guide is on providing you with code examples that will help you leverage the functionalities of the .NET Framework Class Libraries.

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  16. Sams Teach Yourself Visual C# 2005 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    Looking to break into C# programming? Sams Teach Yourself Visual C# 2005 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit is a valuable resource. You will start by learning the basics of the Visual C# environment and begin to build working programs very quickly
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  17. Visual C# 2005 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    Mastering .NET development is as much about understanding the functionality of the .NET Framework as it is about the syntax and grammar of your chosen language. Visual C# 2005 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach recognizes this fine balance. This book meets your need for fast, effective solutions to the difficulties you encounter in your coding projects.
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  18. Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner provides beginner programmers with programming instruction using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition as a foundation language. Written for the entry-level, non-professional programmer, the book assumes no prior programming or scripting experience
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  19. Inside C#, Second Edition : (Book is in RAR format ) Free
    Aimed at those with some previous programming experience, Inside C# shows developers the unique strengths, advantages, and tips for coding with C#. This fast-paced and in-depth tutorial will let you use Microsoft’s newest programming language on the emerging .NET platform successfully. The outstanding strength of this text is its in-depth language tutorial on C#, with complete coverage of basic and advanced object-oriented programming techniques.

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  20. C# 2.0 : The Complete Reference : (Book is in RAR format ) Free
    This comprehensive volume is fully updated for C# 2.0 — the newest version of Microsoft’s revolutionary programming language.The changes found in C# 2.0 bring Java-like power to millions of Windows programmers worldwide. With expertly crafted explanations, insider tips, and hundreds of examples, this book fully explains every aspect of C# 2.0.

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  21. Unlocking Microsoft C# V 2.0 Programming Secrets : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    This text is a handbook of instructions written for the programmer or analyst that shows how to insert common algorithmic functions in C# into one’s source code.


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  22. Visual C# 2005 Demystified : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    There’s no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects Visual C# 2005 Demystified explains the language and its libraries and applications as well as how to use the integrated development environment. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam.


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  23. Mastering C# database programming : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    Enter a New World of Database Programming C# and ADO.NET facilitate the development of a new generation of database applications, including remote applications that run on the Web. Mastering C# Database Programming is the resource you need to thrive in this new world. Assuming no prior experience with database programming, this book teaches you every aspect of the craft, from GUI design to server development to middle-tier implementation. If you’re familiar with earlier versions of ADO, you’ll master the many new features of ADO.NET all the more quickly.

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  24. Microsoft(r) Visual C#(R) 2005 Express Edition: Build a Program Now! : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    In this lively, eye-opening, and hands-on book, all you need is a computer and the desire to learn how to program with Visual C# 2005 Express Edition. Featuring a full working edition of the software, this fun and highly visual guide walks you through a complete programming project—a desktop weather-reporting application—from start to finish. You’ll get an unintimidating introduction to the Microsoft Visual Studio® development environment and learn how to put the lightweight, easy-to-use tools in Visual C# Express to work right away—creating, compiling, testing, and delivering your first, ready-to-use program.

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  25. Expert C# 2005 Business Objects, Second Edition : (Book is in PDF format ) Free

    I’ve been desperately looking for a C# book that discussed a 3-tier architecture and how it should be applied in. NET. This book (shows) you how it can be done… — Trish Middleton,. NET Programmer Thoughts If you are an architect looking to migrate to the. NET platform you should have a look at this book. — Jack Herrington, Editor, Code Generation Network This book is a ‘soup to nuts’ manual (and) if you’re looking to learn a solid architecture and the concepts behind it, you’ve found what you’re looking for.

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  26. Expert C# Business Objects : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    This book is a translation of Lhotka’s industry-standard title, Visual Basic.NET Business Objects, into the language of C#. Rockford Lhotka’s ideas continue to be extremely influential in all programmer circles of any language, but most naturally it will be C# developers over the next couple of years at least who will most likely be involved in the kinds of programming projects and architectures that Lhotka discusses. This book will benefit you! Therefore, while the VB.NET book proves its punch, the new C# version will find a more natural audience than the VB version.

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  27. Thinking in C# : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    C# is a language, and like all languages, therefore a way of thinking. Languages channel us down particular avenues of thought, make certain ideas as obvious as a grand concourse and others as confusing and mysterious as a back alley. Different computer languages facilitate different things; there are computer languages that facilitate graphics programming and others that are best for text manipulation, many that excel in data relationships, and several whose raison d’ĂȘtre is pure performance.

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  28. Microsoft Visual C#. NET 2003 kick start : (Book is in ZIP format ) Free

    Microsoft Visual C# .NET 2003 Kick Start is a rapid-progression tutorial that presents the C# language to working programmers who are already familiar with another programming language or tool. This book speeds through basic concepts and focuses on practical examples showing the advantages of C# .NET 2003 in ASP programming, application design and creation, and .NET Web Services development. While Microsoft Visual C# .NET 2003 Kick Start assumes no knowledge of C# or the .NET Framework.

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  29. Learning C# 2005 : Get Started with C# 2.0 and .NET Programming : (Book is in CHM format ) Free

    If you’re a novice programmer and you want to learn C#, there aren’t many books that will guide you. Most C# books are written for experienced C++ and Java programmers. That’s why Jesse Liberty, author of the best-selling books Programming C# and Programming ASP.NET, has written an entry-level guide to C#.

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  30. Sams teach yourself C# in 24 hours : (Book is in CHM format ) Free

    Sams Teach Yourself C# in 24 Hours provides readers with 24 structured lessons that provide a light, but thorough introduction to C#. James Foxall moves beyond the pure syntax covered in existing books, to guide readers step-by-step through a cohesive presentation of the basics of C#.

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  31. C# Class Design Handbook: Coding Effective Classes : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    I found this book to be fantastic. I would recommend this book to any intermediate programmer that’s feeling a little stuck in where to go next. — Sean Mahan, Maine Bytes The mission of the C# Class Design Handbook is to provide you with a critical understanding of designing classes, making you better equipped to take full advantage of C#’s power to create robust, flexible, reusable classes.

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  32. Advanced C# Programming : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    This advanced resource is ideal for experienced programmers seeking practical solutions to real problems. Discover valuable coding techniques and best practices while learning to master Microsoft’s newest cross-platform programming language. This definitive guide will show you how to expertly apply and integrate C# into your business applications.

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  33. Core C# and .NET : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    ritten for C# 2.0 and .NET 2.0: contains coverage of generics, Master Pages, the DataGridView, and other new features Covers Web development, Windows development, data management, security, threading, remoting, and much more Presents hundreds of non-trivial code examples that help you solve real-world problems The Complete and Comprehensive Developer’s Guide to C# 2.0 and .NET 2.0 Core C# and .NET is the no-nonsense, example-rich guide to achieving exceptional results with C# 2.0 and .NET 2.0.

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  34. Windows Forms Programming with C# : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    The new C# language and Internet software services have received much of the attention surrounding Microsoft’s new. NET environment. However, Microsoft has also redesigned the way Windows desktop applications will be created and deployed in the future. Intended as a tutorial for C++ and Java programmers at all levels, this book shows how C# and the. NET framework can be used to develop Windows applications with. NET.

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  35. Wrox’s Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Starter Kit (Programmer to Programmer) : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    Visual C# 2005 Express Edition STARTER KIT Are you ready to jump into the exciting world of programming and create your own cutting-edge applications? Microsoft MVP F. Scott Barker clearly shows you how to program using Visual C# 2005 Express, taking you from introductions and concepts to the deployment of your applications.

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  36. Programming C# : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    Programming C#, the top selling book on Microsoft’s high-performance C# programming language, is now in its fourth edition. Aimed at experienced programmers and web developers, this comprehensive guide focuses on the features and programming patterns that are new to C#, and fundamental to the programming of web services and web applications on Microsoft’s .NET platform.

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  37. Professional C# Third Edition : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    C# is designed to work with .NET to provide a new framework for programming on the Windows ; platform. This comprehensive reference prepares you to program in C#, while at the same time providing the necessary background in how the .NET architecture works. In this all-new third edition, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of C# and find updated coverage of application deployment and globalization.

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  38. C# Threading Handbook : (Book is in CHM format ) Free

    This book addresses the fundamental units of Windows and. NET programming - threads. A strong understanding of the role threads play in program execution, how multiple threads can interact in order to make efficient programs, and the pitfalls to beware of when developing multithreaded applications, are all core to a developer’s ability to develop effective C# programs.

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  39. Extreme Programming Adventures in C# (DV-Microsoft Professional) : (Book is in RAR format ) Free

    Apply what you know about extreme programming and object-oriented design to learning C# and the Microsoft®

1 comment:

Dot Net Programmer said...

Thanks. I could download free useful reference material to help me with dot net programming.