Which books we recommend for people who are just learning ASP.NET Web Forms.
by Imar Spaanjaars. This book is for anyone who wants to learn how to build rich and interactive web sites that run on the Microsoft platform. With the knowledge you gain from this book, you create a great foundation to build any type of web site, ranging from simple hobby-related web sites to sites you may be creating for commercial purposes.
by Bill Evjen, Scott Hanselman, Devin Rader. This book was written to introduce you to the features and capabilities that ASP.NET 4 offers, as well as to give you an explanation of the foundation that ASP.NET provides.
by Matthew MacDonald, Adam Freeman. This edition is updated with everything you need to master up to version 4 of ASP.NET, including coverage of ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET AJAX 4, ASP.NET Dynamic Data, and Silverlight 3.
by Stephen Walther, Kevin Hoffman, Nate Dudek. ASP.NET 4 Unleashed covers all facets of ASP.NET development. Led by former Microsoft ASP.NET program manager Stephen Walther, an expert author team thoroughly covers the entire platform.
by Toi B. Wright. Each lesson covers both the ASP.NET Web Forms Framework and the ASP.NET MVC 2 Framework and is designed to teach you the fundamentals of the topic before progressing to a step-by-step tutorial.
This book offers step-by-step .NET-specific examples showing you how to apply classic page optimization tips, ASP.NET-specific techniques, and ways to leverage new HTML5 features.