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Developing Microsoft® .NET Controls with Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET by John Connell

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Programming Web Forms Controls

We can program Web Forms controls in much the same way as we programmed Windows Forms controls. And since we are using Visual Studio .NET, we can take advantage of the designer tools we already learned about in the preceding chapters. So instead of having to learn JScript or Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript), we can use standard Visual Basic code and events. In addition, we won’t have to write different pages to accommodate different browsers as you might be used to doing. The new .NET Web Forms controls automatically adjust their output for the client that’s calling them.

However, there are two important differences between a Windows Forms control and a Web Forms control. First, a Windows control outputs ...

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