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The ASP.NET 2.0 Anthology by Phil Haack, Jon Galloway, Wyatt Barnett, Jeff Atwood, Scott Allen

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Chapter 1 Introductory Topics

Okay, so you’ve picked up this book with the aim of solving some ASP.NET problems. Great! But before we set off trying to solve any and every problem an ASP.NET developer might face, let’s lay down a little groundwork.

This chapter covers some of the critical elements that you might want to consider before rushing off to furiously code your next web site.

Which web project model should I choose?

Starting with Visual Studio 2005, Microsoft introduced a new type of web project known as the Web Site project. A Web Site project is a radically simplified version of the more complex Web Application project. For instance, a Web Site project has no project file: in a Web Site project, the file system is the ...

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