Spotlight Titles

Microsoft AJAX Library Essentials:
JavaScript in ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Explained

This book is a practical reference for the client-side library of the ASP.NET AJAX Framework 1.0, and a tutorial for the underlying technologies and techniques required to use the library at its full potential. Learn more.

AJAX and PHP: Building Responsive Web Applications
Enhance the user experience of your PHP website using this AJAX tutorial! Based on numerous examples and detailed case studies, this book will build your foundation knowledge for creating faster, better web applications. Learn more.

Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP: A Developer's Guide to SEO
This book teaches you how to create and maintain search engine friendly web sites, and how to avoid the common pitfalls that confuse search engine spiders. Several PHP scripts, technologies and services that can be leveraged for site promotion are discussed. Learn more. (ASP.NET SEO edition also available.)

Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 E-Commerce in C# 2005
This practical ASP.NET tutorial is the evolution of one of Bookpool's most loved books of 2004. You will learn how to create, step by step, an online store with shopping cart, product searching and recommendations, payments via PayPal, DataCash, and VeriSign Payflow Pro, and much more. (If you've never worked with ASP.NET before, you should read my introductory ASP.NET tutorial first: Build Your Own ASP.NET 2.0 Web Site Using C# & VB.)

   News

March 23, 2009
The fourth edition of Beginning ASP.NET E-Commerce in C# was released, read more.
September 28, 2008
Build Your Own ASP.NET 3.5 Website Using C# & VB finally available at Amazon and at your local bookstore.
February 15, 2008
The new Beginning PHP and MySQL E-Commerce, Second Edition has been published. It is now available at your favorite bookshops.
August 30, 2007
The new Professional Search Engine Optimization with ASP.NET: A Developer's Guide to SEO book has been published.
August 05, 2007
Microsoft AJAX Library Essentials: JavaScript in ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 Explained is now available at your favorite online retailers.
March 07, 2007
Beginning PHP and MySQL E-Commerce, Second Edition will be published later this year.
December 27, 2006
Beginning PHP and PostgreSQL E-Commerce is now available on your favorite local and online bookstores. See the online shopping cart demo.
December 12, 2006
Step by step Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX Library tutorial announced for February/March 2007.
November 11, 2006
My ASP.NET tutorial book has just been released by Sitepoint. If you've never programmed ASP.NET before, let this book guide your first steps!
October 26, 2006
My SEO book for PHP developers is finally up on Amazon. Read more about it on my SEO PHP page.
March 01, 2006
Nexcess.net offers discounted hosting prices for my AJAX book owners! Read more.