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Professional ASP.NET 3.5 In C# and VB Book Available Today
The new edition of the Wrox ASP.NET book is officially on the shelves today! Amazon received their shipment and it is now in stock for a CHEAP $34.64. My co-authors, Scott Hanselman and Devin Rader, revamped this book and added quite a number of new pages to deal with the new features from AJAX to IIS 7 to LINQ to this book. We really focused on helping the ASP.NET developer understand the tools, APIs, controls, and environments at their disposal for this release. ASP.NET is, in my humble opinion, ......

Posted On Thursday, February 28, 2008 8:46 AM

Better Surfing by Changing your Host file
You have a host file found at C:\Windows\system32\drivers... that allows you to specify IP addresses and their mappings to a URL. For instance, when you type in or something similar - you are actually going to an IP address ( that is mapped using a DNS server somewhere. Sometimes you are not going to want to do the DNS lookup, but instead use a specific and known IP address when a URL is typed in within your browser or if your application is using URLs ......

Posted On Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:50 AM

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