Synopses & Reviews
In recent years, creating dynamic, server-side web applications has become the most vital part of web development. Now, thanks to ASP.NET and Visual C#, you can build cleaner, more powerful web applications, and you can do it more quickly than ever before. Mastering ASP.NET with C#
is an essential guide to harnessing the power of the .NET Framework to develop and consume Web Services of all kinds. This book is packed with the skills you need to get started creating ASP.NET applications, including using Web Forms, connecting to databases with ADO.NET, and working with XML.
- Using the ASP.NET intrinsic objects
- Employing the ASP.NET Server controls
- Using HTML controls
- Saving state data with cookies
- Uploading files
- Sending email
- Retrieving and displaying data from databases
- Building User and Composite controls
- Building custom controls
- Managing multiple ASP.NET configuration files
- Building a custom configuration section handler
- Creating Web Services
- Consuming Web Services from Web Forms, Windows Forms, and COM applications
Comprehensive coverage is given of the most important part of .NET for developers: creating interactive Web pages using WebForms and creating Web Services with .NET's XML and SOAP integration. The companion CD-ROM contains all the sample code and applications from the book, plus Microsoft's reference architecture for e-commerce and a collection of third-party utilities for creating dynamic Web applications.
* Consuming Web Services from Web Forms, Windows Forms, and COM applications
About the Author
A. Russell Jones, Ph.D., a confessed former zookeeper and professional musician, now composes computer applications. He is the Executive Editor for DevX.com, the leading website for professional developers. He writes articles regularly and is the author of Sybex's Mastering ASP.NET with VB.NET, Mastering Active Server Pages 3, and the Visual Basic Developer's Guide to ASP and IIS.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Basic Web Programming.
Chapter 1: Behind the Scenes: How Web Applications Work.
Chapter 2: HTML Basics.
Chapter 3: Brief Guide to Dynamic Web Applications.
Part 2: Server-Side Web Programming with Visual C#.
Chapter 4: Introduction to ASP.NET.
Chapter 5: Introduction to Web Forms.
Chapter 6: Introduction to the System.Web Namespace.
Chapter 7: The SessionState Object.
Chapter 8: The HttpServerUtility Object.
Chapter 9: Debugging ASP.NET and Error Handling.
Chapter 10: File and Event Log Access with ASP.NET.
Chapter 11: Sending and Receiving Messages with ASP.NET.
Part 3: Accessing Data with ASP.NET.
Chapter 12: Introduction to Relational Databases and SQL.
Chapter 13: Introduction to ADO.NET.
Chapter 14: Accessing Data.
Chapter 15: Using XML in Web Applications.
Part 4: C# Web Applications.
Chapter 16: Introduction to C# Web Applications.
Chapter 17: State Maintenance and Cacheing.
Chapter 18: Controlling Access and Monitoring.
Chapter 19: Planning Applications.
Part 5: Advanced Visual C# Web Applications.
Chapter 20: Leveraging Browser Clients.
Chapter 21: Web Services.
Chapter 22: Web Services, COM Components, and the SOAP Toolkit.
Chapter 23: Build Your Own Web Controls.
Chapter 24: Efficiency and Scalability.
Part 6: Appendices.
Appendix A: Quick HTML Reference.
Appendix B: JScript 5.5 Reference.