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Developing Web Applications with Visual Basic.Net and ASP.Net
Synopses & Reviews
The must-have book for experienced Visual Basic developers who need to build enterprise-level Web applications
Written by two well-known and respected Microsoft insiders, this book is essential for today's VB developer who is tasked with building enterprise-level Web applications using the core .NET technologies-- ASP.NET and VB.NET. After a brief overview of the .NET technologies, they launch right into practical information on how to be immediately productive within ASP.NET from an experienced VB programmer's point of view. They also walk you through an enterprise prototype application that accesses an enhanced version of Microsoft's NorthWind Database.
They arm you with tips, tricks, and workarounds that can be used in your own projects, including:
* Changes to ASP.NET development
* Object-oriented changes and enhancements to VB.NET
* Using DHTML and server-side controls
* ASP.NET Pages and Web forms
* Page navigation, validation, data access, and client-event handling using ASP.NET WebControls
* Creating and testing Web services
* Scalable data access with XML Designer and ADO.NET Data Set Designer
The companion Web site contains all the codes described in the book.
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Book News Annotation:
Written for experienced Visual Basic developers, this book identifies the object-oriented changes in Visual Basic .NET and introduces the process of building web applications in the .NET framework. Later chapters overview the capabilities and structure of ASP.NET pages, web forms, web controls, web application services, and data access with ADO.NET, and walk through a sample web application.
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ASP.NET is more robust than ASP and is designed to be the only Web technology that Microsoft developers will need to know. This book discusses both ASP.NET and VB.NET and provides step-by-step instruction on using these technologies to build a Web application. Also included are tips, tricks, and workarounds that developers can use.
John Alexander and bestselling author Billy Hollis show programmers how to develop enterprise-level Web applications using Microsoft's popular programming language—Visual Basic.NET.
About the Author
JOHN ALEXANDER is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), as well as a Microsoft Regional Director. He currently works as a marketing technologist at G.A. Sullivan.
BILLY HOLLIS is a Microsoft Regional Director and an independent consultant. He is also an author and frequent speaker at COMDEX and VBITS.
Table of Contents
About the Authors.
Chapter 1. Getting Your Feet Wet with .NET.
Chapter 2. The Development Environment and Language Changes.
Chapter 3. Object-Oriented Changes in Visual Basic .NET.
Chapter 4. Introduction to Web Application Development.
Chapter 5. ASP.NET Pages and Web Forms.
Chapter 6. Using ASP.NET Web Controls.
Chapter 7. Web Services: Family Fun with XML, SOAP, and WSDL.
Chapter 8. ASP.NET Data Access Topics.
Chapter 9. ASP.NET Web Application Services.
Chapter 10. ASP.NET Application: A Walkthrough.
Appendix A: .NET Framework Class Library References.
Appendix B: Resources.
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