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Applied ASP.NET 4 in Context by Adam Freeman

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Using Other Web Forms Controls

Web Forms includes some interesting, yet less widely used, controls in addition to the basic and navigation controls. The following sections provide a brief overview of each of them.

images Note You'll quickly realize that I don't like some of these controls. They produce HTML that is inelegant and relies heavily on inline scripting. If you want to use Web Forms throughout your application, then these controls can be useful. But I believe that there are simpler and more elegant approaches available for some of these controls, as long as you are willing to poke holes in the Web Forms abstraction and embrace tools such as ...

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