Heavily referenced, with lots of hands-on exercises, Building Distributed Applications with .NET Framework and C# is a comprehensive resource with a sharp focus on how to develop and deploy distributed applications using Microsoft's .NET Framework and C#. Written for C++, Visual Basic, Java, and ASP programmers making the transition to the .NET Framework, this endeavor begins with the fundamentals of network programming, then expands these basics to demonstrate how the concepts and capabilities of the .NET Framework are used to develop distributed applications. Fundamentals of C#, HTML, and relational databases are summarized and illustrated in the appendices. This valuable reference also includes a tutorial on the C# programming language. Building Distributed Applications with .NET Framework and C#: A Complete Reference, through its clear and detailed exposition of the essential elements of the .NET Framework requisite, will prove itself a handy, useful resource for applications and systems programmers, E-commerce specialists and managers, Web application and XML Web services developers - anyone needing to get "on board" quickly, yet with a thorough knowledge base of the skills required to develop and deploy distributed applications.