ASP.NET 2 For Dummies

ASP.NET 2 For Dummies

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More than one million developers now use ASP.NET, the Microsoft technology for creating dynamic, data-driven Web sites. Published day and date with the new Visual Studio 2005 release, this revision of our bestselling book covers new language features as well as the much-anticipated Visual Web Developer tool. Requiring no previous Visual Basic or C# experience, the author walks complete beginners through ASP.NET 2 basics, from working with objects, building user interfaces, and killing bugs to accessing databases and handling user input. The CD-ROM includes all code and bonus content.
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  • CD-ROM | 432 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 28mm | 680.4g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 076457907X
  • 9780764579073
  • 1,468,022

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Create interactive Web pages with ASP.NET 2.0! Create dynamic data-driven Web apps on demand, without prior programming experience! Not a pro at Visual Basic(R) or C#? Don't let that stop you from moving into more sophisticated Web applications. Whether you're a nonprogrammer, Web designer, HTML coder, or even a power VB programmer, this easy-to-follow book will guide you into the latest release of ASP.NET 2.0. With coverage of new ASP.NET 2.0 features, this guide gives you a running start on ASP.NET 2.0! Discover how to Build user interfaces Explore Themes and Master Pages Learn how to use the powerful new database functionality Debug and handle errors Use Visual Web Developer 2005 Express to build Web apps
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: ASP.NET 2.0 - Just Do It! Chapter 2: Putting ASP.NET 2.0 in Its Place Part II: Introducing ASP.NET 2.0. Chapter 3: Exciting New ASP.NET 2.0 Features. Chapter 4: Introducing Visual Web Developer 2005 Express. Part III: Speaking the Language. Chapter 5: Juggling Information and Firing Off Functions. Chapter 6: Asking Questions and Jumping Through Loops. Chapter 7: Divide and Conquer: Structured Programming. Part IV: Classy Objects and Methodical Properties. Chapter 8: OOPs - No Mistake Here! Chapter 9: Cool Stuff You Can Do with ASP.NET 2.0 Objects. Part V: Creating Interactive Web Applications. Chapter 10: Interfacing with Your Users. Chapter 11: Turning the Page. Chapter 12: Basic Server Controls: Labels, Text Boxes, and Buttons. Chapter 13: Making a List Control (And Checking It Twice). Chapter 14: More User Interface Goodies (And How to Make Your Own!). Chapter 15: Getting It Right: Validating User Input. Part VI: Casting a Wider ASP.NET. Chapter 16: Variable Data Types: Preaching to the Converted. Chapter 17: My, What Big Namespaces You Have, Mr. Framework. Chapter 18: Real-World Web Application Issues. Part VII: Tapping the Database. Chapter 19: Accessing a Database with Simple Queries. Chapter 20: Using Sophisticated Queries and Updating the Database. Part VIII: Exploring New ASP.NET 2.0 Features. Chapter 21: Mastering Master Pages. Chapter 22: Security: The Basics. Chapter 23: Themes and Skins. Chapter 24: Your Portal to Web Parts and Web Services. Part IX: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: The Ten Best Places to Get ASP.NET 2.0 Answers. Chapter 26: The Ten Coolest Web Sites for ASP.NET 2.0 Developers. Appendix: About the CD. Index. Bonus Part: Napoleon Bonus Part (Get It?). Bonus Chapter 1: The Cafe Chat Room. Bonus Chapter 2: Classy Classifieds. Bonus Chapter 3: Collecting Visitor Feedback with the VB 2005 My.Computer.FileSystem. Bonus Chapter 4: More Cool ASP.NET Features and Capabilities. Bonus Chapter 5: Taking Validation to the Next Level. Bonus Chapter 6: ASP.NET 2.0 for Classic ASP Developers. Bonus Chapter 7: A Crash Course in Database Basics.
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About Bill Hatfield

Bill Hatfield is the best-selling author of numerous computer books, including Active Server Pages For Dummies, Creating Cool VBScript Web Pages, and Windows XP in 10 Easy Steps or Less (all from Wiley). He is also the editor of Visual Studio .NET Developer, a monthly technical journal from Pinnacle Publishing. He's a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) and Co-Founder of the Indianapolis .NET Developers Association. He works as a corporate instructor for New Horizons in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he also loves to spend time with his family.
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