A comprehensive guide to understanding, implementing, and extending the powerful and freely available application from Microsoft.
Learn .NET architecture through building real-world examples
Understand, implement, and extend the Community Starter Kit
Learn to create and customize your own website
For ASP.NET developers with a sound grasp of C#
Microsoft's ASP.NET Community Starter Kit (CSK) is a powerful, freely available application that allows you to quickly create a fully featured community-driven website, complete with article and news management, downloads, forums, and user handling. Supported and tested by thousands of developers in the ASP.NET community across the world, the Community Starter Kit offers you the luxury of a scalable and extensible architecture, and the ability to brand your own site. This book will take you inside the Community Starter Kit, allowing you to harness its power for easily creating your own websites.
A complete and practical guide to delivering content-rich community-driven websites based on the freely available ASP.NET Community Starter Kit from Microsoft. Aimed at experienced ASP.NET developers with responsibility for delivering robust and feature-rich websites, fast and effectively. First the book gives you a clear understanding of the architecture of the application. Then, it walks you through the implementation process, outlining choices and techniques. Having mastered the standard application, youll learn how to customize and extend the framework to deliver customer features and to integrate with other applications.