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Advanced Microsoft Expression Web

Video Description

Now that you have fine tuned your Expression Web skills with the first video series, Total Training for Microsoft Expression Web, you're ready to dive into advanced topics and discover how Expression Web is designed for ASP.NET development and how well it is integrated with Visual Studio. In these advanced video tutorials, Internet expert Janine Warner shows you how to connect your Web site to a data source, create and edit ASP.NET master pages, and work with XML to create a dynamic Web site.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCING ASP.NET
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:01:10
    2. Understanding How to Work with ASP.NET 00:07:07
    3. Appreciating the Master Pages & Templates 00:02:40
    4. See How Dynamic Pages Display Data from Databases 00:04:54
    5. Understanding the Limitations of Expression Web 00:02:26
    6. Looking at How Database-Driven Sites Work 00:03:40
    7. Setting Up an ASP.NET Development Server 00:01:57
    8. Downloading & Installing Microsoft SQL Server(TM) Express 00:02:48
    9. Setting Up a Dynamic Site on a Web Hosting Service 00:02:04
  2. CHAPTER 2: WORKING WITH WEB SERVICES & DATABASES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:35
    2. Setting Up a New Web Site 00:02:02
    3. Creating a Master Page 00:03:57
    4. Setting Page Properties 00:01:31
    5. Creating a CSS Layout 00:03:13
    6. Using DIVs in a CSS Layout 00:02:32
    7. Inserting Images into a DIV 00:02:00
    8. Creating DIVs for the Main Page Area 00:05:53
    9. Styling an Unordered List for Links 00:06:17
    10. Using the Clear DIV Trick 00:06:15
    11. Creating Styles for Text 00:03:17
    12. Saving Styles to an External Style Sheet 00:06:08
    13. Adding & Modifying Content Placeholders 00:06:53
  3. CHAPTER 3: CREATING DATA CONNECTIONS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:27
    2. Connecting to a Database or Data File 00:07:47
    3. Understanding the App_Data Folder 00:01:54
    4. Formatting Content from a Data Source 00:02:04
    5. Formatting Content in a DataList 00:04:52
    6. Displaying Images in a Template 00:05:06
    7. Creating Pages with One Database Entry per Page 00:04:58
    8. Formatting Content with FormView 00:03:16
    9. Editing Data Bindings & Templates 00:02:33
    10. Editing a Footer Template 00:03:22
    11. Setting Links to ASP.NET Pages 00:03:26
    12. Using Photos for Links 00:03:04
  4. CHAPTER 4: DISPLAYING DATABASE CONTENT IN GRIDVIEW
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:31
    2. Specifying Custom SQL Statements 00:02:39
    3. Adding a Connection String 00:03:56
    4. Using the GridView Control 00:03:00
    5. Combining & Editing Fields 00:05:47
    6. Adding Columns & Links in GridView 00:03:24
    7. Displaying Images in GridView 00:03:30
    8. Creating a Data Format String 00:04:48
    9. Structuring Individual Pages for Listings 00:04:21
    10. Formatting the Data Source 00:06:07
    11. Using the FormView Control 00:03:18
    12. Adding Links in GridView 00:02:45
  5. CHAPTER 5: DISPLAYING RANDOMLY GENERATED CONTENT
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:26
    2. Altering a Master Page Design 00:04:00
    3. Use a Custom SQL Statement to Randomly Display Agents 00:04:11
    4. Use a Custom SQL Statement to Randomly Display Listings 00:06:44
    5. Testing & Refining Your Site 00:07:52
    6. Adding Links among Individual Pages 00:05:57
  6. CHAPTER 6: WORKING WITH XML & XSL
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:53
    2. Introducing XML 00:04:20
    3. Creating XML Files, Part 1 00:05:19
    4. Creating XML Files, Part 2 00:03:23
    5. Adding XML to an ASP.NET Page 00:08:12
    6. Processing XML at the Server or Browser 00:04:58
    7. Using the XML Data Control 00:05:59
  7. CHAPTER 7: EDITING DATABASE CONTENT THROUGH A BROWSER
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:26
    2. Making Changes to the web.config File 00:03:19
    3. Creating an ASP.NET Login Form 00:03:18
    4. Creating a New User Page 00:04:14
    5. Understanding the User-Created Database 00:02:13
    6. Using the LoginView Control 00:04:37
    7. Adding Links to be Viewed by Logged In Users 00:04:00
    8. Enabling Editing to the Listing Template 00:03:35
    9. Editing the EditItemTemplate 00:05:39
    10. Validating User Input Forms 00:04:16
    11. Setting Up Required Field Validators 00:07:01
    12. Testing the Field Validators 00:03:17
    13. Managing Error Messages 00:04:13
    14. Creating a Logout Message on the Master Page 00:05:22
  8. CHAPTER 8: TIPS, TRICKS & RESOURCES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:22
    2. Altering the web.config File Connection String 00:08:41
    3. Change the Connection String when Uploading a Site 00:02:35
    4. Appreciating the Many Uses of the web.config File 00:02:27
    5. Using ASP.NET Navigation Features 00:08:52
    6. Using TreeView Navigation 00:04:47
    7. Using SiteMapPath Navigation 00:05:21
    8. Applying a SiteMapPath to the Master Page 00:03:47
    9. Limitations of Moving Files & Test Features 00:02:00
    10. Adding Alternate Text Using Data Binding 00:03:28
    11. Top 10 Things that Make Visual Studio Programmers Crazy 00:03:11
    12. Expression Web vs. Visual Studio 00:02:07
    13. Exploring Additional Online Resources 00:04:28
    14. Final Comments & Credits 00:02:00