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Programming Asp.net 3RD Editionby Jesse Liberty
Synopses & Reviews
O'Reilly has once again updated its bestselling tutorial on ASP.NET, the world's leading web development tool from Microsoft. In Programming ASP.NET, Third Edition, authors Jesse Liberty and Dan Hurwitz give you the lowdown on the technology's latest version, ASP.NET 2.0, as well as Visual Studio 2005.
Among the most significant improvements to ASP.NET 2.0 are new server controls and services that make you dramatically more productive. In fact, when compared to its predecessor, ASP.NET 2.0 reduces the amount of code you have to write by about 75%. Creating interactive web applications has never been easier-but that still doesn't mean it's hassle-free! The difficulty in ASP.NET 2.0 is that it's so complete and flexible that there are many pieces that must be woven together to build a robust, scalable, and efficient application.
Fortunately, Programming ASP.NET, Third Edition is on the case, dispensing all the information you need to be effective with this dynamic tool. For starters, the book features a comprehensive tutorial on Web Forms, the user interface that gives web applications their look and feel. It then offers detailed explanations of all new controls, including web server controls, HTML controls, and custom controls. Used properly, these controls are able to take care of nearly all the foundation work-security, data access, layout, etc.-that you would normally have to write yourself. Free of these burdensome tasks, you can instead focus on your specific application.
Other new material found in this updated edition even shows you how to create ASP.NET 2.0 pages for mobile devices. With Programming ASP.NET, Third Edition at your side, there's virtually no end to the programming possibilities.
About the Author
Jesse Liberty is the bestselling author of "Programming ASP.NET", "Programming C#", and a dozen other books on web and object oriented programming. He is president of Liberty Associates, Inc., for which he provides contract programming, consulting and on-site training in ASP.NET, C#, C++ and related topics. Jesse was a Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T, and Vice President for technology development at Citibank.
Dan Hurwitz is the president of Sterling Solutions, Inc., where for nearly two decades he has been providing contract programming and database development to a wide variety of clients.
Table of Contents
DedicationPrefaceChapter 1: ASP.NET 2.0Chapter 2: Visual Studio 2005Chapter 3: Controls: Fundamental ConceptsChapter 4: Basic ControlsChapter 5: Advanced ControlsChapter 6: Web Site FundamentalsChapter 7: Tracing, Debugging, and Error HandlingChapter 8: ValidationChapter 9: Web Data AccessChapter 10: ADO.NETChapter 11: Forms-Based SecurityChapter 12: Master Pages and NavigationChapter 13: PersonalizationChapter 14: Custom and User ControlsChapter 15: Creating Web ServicesChapter 16: Consuming Web ServicesChapter 17: Caching and PerformanceChapter 18: Application Logic and ConfigurationChapter 19: DeploymentAppendix A: Keyboard ShortcutsAppendix B: Relational Database Technology: A Crash CourseColophon
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