Learning ASP.Net 3.5

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-01
  • Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
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With this book, you will learn how to create engaging and interactive web applications using the latest version of the world's most popular web development platform: ASP.NET with AJAX, built on the productivity-enhancing features of Visual Studio 2008. All you need to get started is a basic knowledge of HTML and a desire to produce professional quality websites. Learning ASP.NET 3.5 introduces new skills in each new chapter and offers fully annotated and fully functional examples that you can put to work immediately. Each chapter adds detailed summaries, practice questions to ensure comprehension, and exercises so you can apply what you've learned to new situations.

Author Biography

Jesse Liberty is the best-selling author of O'Reilly Media's Learning ASP.NET with AJAX, Programming C#, Programming .NET 3.5, and a dozen other books on programming. He is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft on the Silverlight Development Team, and a frequent contributor to O'Reilly Network websites and publications. Jesse is a former Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T and Vice President for technology development at CitiBank, and was an independent consultant for 12 years.

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.

Brian MacDonald has edited programming and networking books for major publishers on topics ranging from securing Windows servers to PHP web programming to running an eBay business. He also coauthored O'Reilly's Learning C# 2005.

Table of Contents

About This Book
About This Series
Learning or Programming?
VB Versus C#
How This Book Is Organized
Conventions Used in This Book
Support: A Note from Jesse Liberty
Using Code Examples
We'd Like to Hear from You
Safari<$$$>(r) Books Online
Getting Started
Hello World
Creating a New Web Site
Creating HelloWorld
Making the HelloWorld Web Site Interactive
What You Just Did
Brain Builder
Building Web Applications
Mastering Web Site Fundamentals
Using Controls
Source Code
Brain Builder
Snappier Web Sites with AJAX
Take a Walk on the Client Side
ScriptManager and UpdatePanel
Controlling Browser History
Extending Controls with the Control Toolkit
Source Code Listing
Brain Builder
Saving and Retrieving Data
Getting Data from a Database
Binding Data Controls
Create a Sample Web Page
Using a DataSource Control
Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain
GridView Control
Auto-Generated Code
Adding Insert, Update, and Delete Statements
Displaying and Updating the Data
Take It for a Spin
Modifying the Grid Based on Conditions
Selecting Data from the GridView
Passing Parameters to the SELECT Query
Creating the Object Model
Using the Object Model
Editing Data in LINQ
ASP.NET Dynamic Data
Source Code Listings
Brain Builder
Validation Controls
The RequiredFieldValidator
The Summary Control
The Compare Validator
Range Checking
Regular Expressions
Custom Validation
Brain Builder
Style Sheets, Master Pages, and Navigation
Styles and Style Sheets
Cascading Styles
Inline Styles
Document-Level Styles
External Style Sheets
Master Pages
Adding Content Pages
Using Nested Master Pages
Changing the Master Page at Runtime
Buttons and HyperLinks
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