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The Microsoft Expression Web Developer's Guide to ASP.NET 3.5: Learn to create ASP.NET applications using Visual Web Developer 2008

Book Description

“This book is a great reference for web designers new to ASP.NET who are looking to jump start their development with

Visual Web Developer 2008.”

Mikhail Arkhipov

Principal Development Manager – Web Development Tools

Microsoft Corporation

Expression Web introduced ASP.NET to a new group of web developers. This book is designed to help you start using ASP.NET right away to add powerful new features to your website. Don’t worry, you won’t have to learn a lot of programming; instead, you’ll create an ASP.NET application from start to finish using Visual Web Developer 2008, while writing only a very small amount of actual programming code.

DETAILED INFORMATION ON HOW TO…

     •    Create and work with websites in Visual Web Developer 2008

     •    Use the different compilation and code models in ASP.NET

     •    Configure ASP.NET security and other settings

     •    Use ASP.NET master pages and user controls

     •    Take advantage of ASP.NET membership features for a password-protected website

     •    Use form validation in ASP.NET

     •    Use CSS, skins, and themes

     •    Access, edit, and add data to a database using ASP.NET

     •    Send email using ASP.NET

     •    Use Ajax and ASP.NET Web services

     •    Debug and troubleshoot ASP.NET

          . . . and much more!

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Table of Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. Dedication
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Reader Services
  10. Introduction
  11. Part I. Understanding ASP.NET Architecture
    1. Chapter 1. Installing and Configuring ASP.NET
    2. Chapter 2. ASP.NET Code Models
    3. Chapter 3. ASP.NET Compilation Models
    4. Chapter 4. ASP.NET Events and the Page Lifecycle
    5. Chapter 5. ASP.NET State Management
    6. Chapter 6. ASP.NET Configuration and Performance
    7. Chapter 7. Basic ASP.NET Security
  12. Part II. Creating ASP.NET Applications and Web Forms
    1. Chapter 8. Creating Websites
    2. Chapter 9. Creating ASP.NET Web Forms
  13. Part III. Master Pages and User Controls
    1. Chapter 10. Creating and Using Master Pages
    2. Chapter 11. Creating and Using User Controls
  14. Part IV. ASP.NET Membership
    1. Chapter 12. Configuring a Membership Database
    2. Chapter 13. Adding and Managing Users and Roles
    3. Chapter 14. Adding and Configuring Login and User Management Pages
  15. Part V. ASP.NET Forms and Validation
    1. Chapter 15. Creating Forms Using ASP.NET
    2. Chapter 16. Adding Form Field Validation Using ASP.NET
  16. Part VI. Styling Web Forms in Visual Web Developer 2008
    1. Chapter 17. Creating and Managing CSS Styles
    2. Chapter 18. Applying CSS to Web Forms
    3. Chapter 19. Using ASP.NET Themes and Skins
  17. Part VII. Data Access with ASP.NET
    1. Chapter 20. ASP.NET Data Controls
    2. Chapter 21. Displaying Data from a Database
    3. Chapter 22. Adding, Editing, and Deleting Records
  18. Part VIII. Sending Email with ASP.NET
    1. Chapter 23. Configuring ASP.NET for Email
    2. Chapter 24. Sending Form Results to Email
  19. Part IX. Ajax and Web Services
    1. Chapter 25. Creating and Testing an ASP.NET Web Service
    2. Chapter 26. Adding Ajax Functionality
  20. Part X. Debugging and Troubleshooting ASP.NET
    1. Chapter 27. Debugging ASP.NET Applications
    2. Chapter 28. Handling Errors in an ASP.NET Application
    3. Chapter 29. ASP.NET Tracing and Other Troubleshooting Techniques
  21. Part XI. Deploying ASP.NET Applications
    1. Chapter 30. Publishing an ASP.NET Application
  22. Appendix A. Application Settings in Visual Web Developer
  23. Index