I am pleased to announce that the Using CSLA 4: Data Portal Configuration ebook is available for purchase in draft form.
Owners of the Using CSLA 4 ebook series can also download the updated ebook draft.
This ebook (141 pages in PDF format) covers the use of the CSLA 4 data portal technology, which enables flexible n-tier deployments of your applications in 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-tier physical configurations. The ebook covers the use of the data portal in .NET smart client, Silverlight, WP7, and ASP.NET web applications.
The ebook also covers the authentication techniques supported by CSLA .NET, including Windows integrated domain or Active Directory authentication, the use of the ASP.NET MembershipProvider model and custom authentication against your own security data store.
The ebook includes a complete set of sample applications demonstrating the concepts and techniques discussed in the book.
Here is a high level list of the content in this ebook:
- Data Portal Deployment
- Data portal concepts
- Deployment options
- Using the local channel
- Using the WCF channel
- 4-tier Silverlight and WP7 deployment
- Data portal configuration reference
- .NET serialization
- Custom data portal proxies
- Supporting multiple application servers
- Dynamically switching between online and offline mode
- Authentication models
- Custom authentication
- ASP.NET membership authentication
- Windows authentication