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Visual Basic 2010 Unleashed by Alessandro Del Sole

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Web Forms

A Web form represents a page in ASP.NET (a file with an .Aspx extension) and is composed of markup code known as XHTML and of a code-behind part made of Visual Basic code. The concept is similar to the WPF development where the XAML code is for the user interface and the Visual Basic code makes the UI alive. The same is for Web forms, but the difference is that the UI is provided via XHTML code. This acronym stands for Extensible Hypertext Markup Language and is intended as an enhancement of classic HTML. The XHTML code in a Web form contains markup for page layout, user controls, and eventually scripts. Each Web application needs at least a Default.aspx page, so right-click the project name in Solution Explorer and select Add New Item ...

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