Building Distributed Applications with Visual Basic.NET provides corporate developers with the .NET Framework techniques necessary to build distributed and reusable business systems in VB.NET. Covered topics include: VB.NET and the .NET Framework architecture and language concepts; building distributed applications with VB.NET using ADO.NET, XML, ASP.NET, SOAP, and COM+; and enterprise integration using the Services Framework.
About the Author
Dan Fox is Technical Director for Quilogy in Overland Park, Kansas. Quilogy (www.quilogy.com) is a leading Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Solution Provider with more than 450 consultants nationwide in 16 cities. Quilogy provides digital consulting and technical education services to a wide range of clients and specializes in building solutions on the Microsoft platform. As a Certified Technical Education Center, Quilogy teaches the range of Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) courses and specializes in building solutions and teaching courses using both .NET development and .NET Enterprise Servers.
Dan is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer, Systems Engineer, and Trainer who has been a consultant, instructor, and managing consultant on a variety of projects. In his role as a Technical Director, Dan provides technical guidance to Quilogy's consultants and customers.
Before joining Quilogy in 1995, Dan worked for Chevron in Houston, Texas, and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in Kansas City, Missouri. Dan earned his B.S. in Computer Science from Iowa State University in 1991. Dan has been a frequent contributor to the Visual Basic Programmer's Journal and has written numerous articles for SQL Server magazine, Advisor journals, and InformIT.com. He authored the book Pure Visual Basic from Sams and coauthored a book on the Visual Basic 6 Distributed Exam (70-175) for Certification Insider Press. He has spoken at TechEd and several Developer Days conferences and Microsoft events.
Dan lives in Shawnee, Kansas, with his lovely wife, Beth, and two young daughters, Laura and Anna. Besides earning the nickname "Dan.NET" from his family, Dan spends his time reading, enjoying movies, and as always, rooting for the Cubs.