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Professional Active Server Pages 2.0 by Brian Francis
Professional ADO 2.5 RDS Programming with ASP 3.0 by John Papa
Professional Apache Geronimo by Jeff Genender
Professional Apache Tomcat 6 by Vivek Chopra
Professional ASP Techniques for Webmasters by Alex Homer
Professional ASP.NET 1.1: Updated and Tested for Final Release of ASP.NET v1.1 by Alex Homer
Professional ASP.NET 2.0 Databases by Thiru Thangarathinam
Professional ASP.NET 2.0 Security, Membership, and Role Management by Stefan Schackow
Professional ASP.NET 2.0 Server Control and Component Development by Dr. Shahram Khosravi
Professional ASP.NET 2.0 Special Edition by Bill Evjen
Professional ASP.NET Design Patterns by Scott Millett
Professional C# 2005 by Christian Nagel
Professional C# 2005 with .NET 3.0 by Christian Nagel
Professional C# 2008 by Christian Nagel
Professional CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design by Christopher Schmitt
Professional Data Warehousing with SQL Server 7.0 and OLAP Services by Sakhr Youness
Professional iPhone and iPad Application Development by Gene Backlin
Professional iPhone and iPad Database Application Programming by Patrick Alessi
Professional JavaScript for Web Developers by Nicholas C. Zakas
Professional LAMP : Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP Web Development by Jason Gerner
Professional Mfc With Visual C 5 by Mike Blaszczak
Professional Perl Development by Randy Kobes
Professional PHP Programming by Jesus Castagnetto
Professional SQL Server 2005 Administration by Brian Knight
Professional SQL Server 7.0 Programming by Rob Vieira
Professional WAP by Charles Arehart
Professional Web 2.0 Programming by Eric van der Vlist
Professional Web Parts and Custom Controls with ASP.NET 2.0 by Peter Vogel
Professional WordPress by Hal Stern
Professional WPF Programming: .NET Development with the Windows Presentation Foundation by Chris Andrade

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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