Rockford Lhotka
    CTO at Magenic
    Author, speaker, software architect
    Creator of the CSLA .NET framework

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CSLA .NET Version 2.1 Handbook



CSLA .NET version 2.1 includes many enhancements over version 2.0, including:

  • Improved validation
    • Better performance, less memory consumption
    • Validation rule severity
    • Ability to short-circuit rule processing
  • Improved authorization
    • Better performance, less memory consumption
  • New FilteredBindingList to filter collections
  • New EditableRootListBase to provide a dynamically updatable collection
  • Support for paging and sorting collections from web pages
  • New interfaces for easier creation of Windows Forms UI frameworks
  • and more...

The CSLA .NET Version 2.1 Handbook is your guide to these enhancements. This ~150 page ebook covers the changes to the CSLA .NET framework itself, and shows how you can use these enhancements when building your business applications.

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Download the code from the CSLA .NET download page.


(Updated 1/26/2007)