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ASP.NET 2.0: A Developer's Notebook by Wei-Meng Lee

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Chapter 8. Themes, Skins, and Localization

Designing a consistent and friendly user interface for a web application is an integral part of every developer's job. Yet, this seemingly easy job requires a lot of planning and architecting to ensure a clean separation of UI from business logic.

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Learn how to maintain a consistent look and feel for your web site by creating themes and skins for your web server controls.

Create Themes and Skins

Most web designers use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to give their web sites a consistent look and feel. In ASP.NET 2.0, you can now create themes and skins that extend a consistent look and feel to your server controls. In this lab, you will learn how to create skins for your web controls and how to group them into themes.

How do I do that?

In this lab, you'll create some skin files and group them into a theme. Then, you'll apply ...

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