Distributed Architecture.- Framework Design.- Business Framework Implementation.- Data Access and Security.- Completing the Framework.- Object-Oriented Application Design.- Using the CSLA .NET Base Classes.- Business Object Implementation.- Windows Forms UI.- Web Forms UI.- Web Services Interface.- Implementing Remote Data Portal Hosts.
Rockford Lhotka is the author of numerous books, including Expert One-on-One Visual Basic .NET and Expert C# Business Objects. He is a Microsoft Software Legend, regional director, "Most Valuable Professional", and INETA speaker. Rockford speaks at many conferences and user groups around the world and is a columnist for MSDN Online. Rockford is the principal technology evangelist for Magenic Technologies, one of the nation's premiere Microsoft Gold Certified Partners dedicated to solving today's most challenging business problems using 100% Microsoft tools and technology.
From the reviews of the second edition: "This book reports on the CSLA framework and comprises 12 chapters, which I think are well organized and easy to follow for the average .NET programmer ... . I enjoyed evaluating this book, and I definitely recommend it to programmers who develop typical business applications and wish to take the .NET framework a step further. I also think that it is valuable resource as a textbook for information technology students ... ." (Rafael Corchuelo, ACM Computing Reviews, Vol. 49 (3), March, 2008)