ADO.NET and XML : ASP.NET on the Edge

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Written by a developer, for developers, this detailed guide is a must for Microsoft programmers who are ready to build next-generation web applications and web services on the .NET Platform. Readers will benefit from expert author Greg Beamer's coverage of topics that include: understanding .NET and the Common Language Runtime (CLR); the new Visual Basic.NET language; working with ASP.NET Controls; ASP.NET Validation; ADO.NET datasets; ADO.Net Errors and Exceptions; rendering DataSets With the DataGrid; working with SQL Server; XML and data transport; transformation of XML with XSLT; DTDs and Schemas; SOAP, BizTalk, DISCO and UDDI; security and authentication; and more. At the "Unlimited Edition" web site (, readers will find: access to every chapter of the book, so readers can get the answers they need even if they left the book at the office; and brand new content written just for owners of the book! New material gets posted to the site for up to a year after the book publishes, or until a new edition becomes available. New chapters are also available in downloadable PDF format, for offline more

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  • Online resource | 744 pages
  • 187.5 x 233.2 x 41.7mm | 1,065.95g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Unlimited.
  • 0764548492
  • 9780764548499

About Greg Beamer

Greg Beamer, MCSD, MCSE, MCDBA, MCP+I, works as an Internet architect and consultant, specializing in n tier design and development using Microsoft technologies. He has more than ten years of professional development experience and has been working with the .NET Framework and Visual Studio .NET since the early beta more

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Your detailed road map for building .NET Web applications and services The Microsoft .NET framework delivers a comprehensive platform for developing data-driven applications and Web services. Packed with code examples, incisive comparisons to previous Microsoft technologies, and a complete three-part case study, this thorough, in-depth guide shows you how to get up to speed on developing ASP.NET applications using Visual Basic .NET, ADO.NET, and XML-and put all these technologies together in a real-world application. Written by a seasoned developer, for developers, this book is the one indispensable resource you need to stay on the leading edge of .NET. You'll learn how to: Understand .NET and the Common Language Runtime Create n-tier ASP.NET applications using Visual Basic .NET Work with ASP.NET controls, validation, and error handling Get a handle on viewing ADO.NET data using DataSets, DataReaders, and DataGrids Harness the power of ADO.NET using SQL Server managed providers Transform XML data with XSLT Get up to speed on XML DTDs and Schemas Build Web services using SOAP, BizTalk, DISCO, and UDDI Secure and authenticate applications and Web services The companion Web site includes source code examples from the more

Table of contents

Part I: Introduction to .NET. Chapter 1: Introducing the .NET Framework and the CLR. Chapter 2: Visual Basic .NET. Chapter 3: ASP.NET. Chapter 4: XML. Chapter 5: ADO.NET. Chapter 6: Your First .NET Application. Part II: Building Web Applications ASP.NET and Visual Basic .NET. Chapter 7: Windows Forms and WebForms. Chapter 8: Adding Interactivity with ASP.NET Web Controls. Chapter 9: Validation. Chapter 10: Error Handling and Debugging. Chapter 11: Sessions and Applications. Chapter 12: Configuring Web Applications. Chapter 13: Security and Authentication. Chapter 14: Web Services. Part III: Working with Data ADO.NET. Chapter 15: Working with Provider Objects. Chapter 16: Data Binding with ADO.NET. Chapter 17: Advanced ADO.NET. Part IV: Collaboration and Presentation XML. Chapter 18: Working with XML. Chapter 19: Schemas in the .NET Framework. Chapter 20: Transformations and Navigation. Part V: Putting It All Together. Chapter 21: Designing an Intranet Using Forms Authentication. Chapter 22: Telling the World: An Internet Application. Chapter 23: Partnering and Portals: An Extranet through XML Web Services. Index. On the Companion Web Site. Appendix A: A Brief Look at the Visual Studio .NET IDE. Appendix B: A Comparison of Visual Basic .NET and C#. Appendix C: Some Important .NET more

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