To successfully complete the examples in this book, you will need a copy of either Visual Studio 2008 or 2010. You can use any version as long as it includes the web application projects. This could be either a Visual Web Developer Express version or any full version such as Professional.
In addition to Visual Studio, you will also need a SQL database server. The examples are generated using SQL Server Express 2008 and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Express.
You will also need to download the NHibernate, Fluent NHibernate, SQLite, and NUnit binary files from sources presented in Chapter 2.
Absolutely no knowledge of NHibernate is required to read this book.