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Beginning ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010 by Matthew MacDonald

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Chapter 11. User Controls and Graphics

In this chapter, you'll consider two ways to extend your web pages another notch.

First, you'll tackle user controls, which give you an efficient way to reuse a block of user interface markup—and the code that goes with it. User controls are a key tool for building modular web applications. They can also help you create consistent website designs and reuse your hard work.

Next, you'll explore custom drawing with GDI+. You'll see how you can paint exactly the image you need on request. You'll also learn the best way to incorporate these images into your web pages.

User Controls

A well-built web application divides its work into discrete, independent blocks. The more modular your web application is, the easier ...

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