Free MSPress E-Book on LINQ, ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight


It must be holiday season at Microsoft Press too. They have just released an e-book on Visual Studio 2008 technologies and are giving it away for free. The e-book includes excerpts from three recent book releases and provides a wealth of information and insights from top experts:

You can see the first chapter of these books for free. When you register, you'll be able to download a lot more content of those books, packaged as an e-book. Enjoy!

Comments (22)

  1. It must be holiday season at Microsoft Press too. They have just released an e-book on Visual Studio

  2. v says:

    It doesn’t work. After you sign up, the link to download the books simply returns to the page prompting you to sign up.

  3. Free MSPress E-Book on LINQ, ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight It must be holiday season at Microsoft Press…

  4. tommer says:

    You are right. It seems something is going wrong there. I’ve informed the Microsoft Learning team and hope they’ll get back to me soon.

  5. mozka says:

    i’ve signed up too, but couldn’t get the ebook, i hope it gets solved quick

  6. Nick Beckworth says:

    It works fine in IE but not in firefox.

  7. tommer says:

    I have been told that they are working on it. But I don’t have an ETA for the fix.

  8. Free MSPress E-Book on LINQ, ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight It must be holiday season at Microsoft Press

  9. tommer says:

    The problem seems to be solved. I have been able to download the files.

  10. I did this from home early this morning (probably at the same time that I messed up Daniel Vaughan's

  11. even i couldn’t download the ebook. it is redirecting to purchase page.

  12. tommer says:

    ms-dn, that’s strange. It still seems to work for me and several others…

  13. Visual Studio 2008 Ebook Microsoft Press says:

    Visual Studio 2008 Ebook Microsoft Press

    Thank you

  14. Zalak Shah says:

    I have download the book and LINQ is a really excellent technolgy

  15. After the free e-books on LINQ, ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight 1.0 , Microsoft Press is giving away another

  16. Peter says:

    I have downloaded them too.  But it seems that the LINQ ebook is missing the Appendix section.  Is my ebook corrupted?

  17. tommer says:

    The team in Redmond will update the ebook so that it includes the Appendix section. This seems to have been missing in the current file.

  18. Chris Mahoney says:

    The AJAX book skips straight from chapter 1 to chapter 5, and the Silverlight book appears to have chunks missing too.

  19. jay says:

    one on ajax is missing chapters 2 – 4

  20. Pradipta says:

    Only the chapter 1 and 5 is there in the downloaded silverlight book

  21. tommer says:

    You can always find the latest offers of Microsoft Press at http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/special-offers.aspx#tab3

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