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Professional DevExpress ASP.NET Controls

ISBN: 978-0-470-50083-5
400 pages
November 2009
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Learn to use Devexpress ASP.NET controls, and get $250 worth of controls included with the book

Devexpress is a leading supplier of ASP.NET controls - the addins used in ASP.NET sites. Not only does this book show you how to make the most of them with Silverlight and Ajax, reporting, calendars, editors, and charts, but you also get actual controls worth $250 on the CD-ROM included with the book.

Regardless of your level of ASP.NET expertise, this complete reference will show you how to implement many award-winning and useful controls into your ASP.NET applications. Controls save time and effort as well as adding functionality, and this book helps you take full advantage of what they offer.

  • Devexpress is a leading vendor for ASP.NET controls that developers can use to add features, accomplish difficult tasks, and save development and testing time
  • This book addresses the all-important use of controls for Silverlight and Ajax, as well as classic essentials like reporting, editors, calendars, and charts
  • Covered controls include reports and charts, HTML editors, menus and treeviews, gridview, and many more
  • Explains when and where to use controls and how to add functionality without additional development
  • CD-ROM includes $250 worth of Devexpress controls ready for you to use right away

With Professional DevExpress ASP.NET Controls, you'll be a step ahead in developing powerful ASP.NET applications.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Table of Contents


Part I: Grids, Editors, Navigation, and Controls.

Chapter 1: Programming with the ASPxGridView.

Chapter 2: Advanced ASPxGridView Computing.

Chapter 3: Using the ASPxTreeList, ASPxDataView, and ASPxNewsControl.

Chapter 4: Adding SiteMaps, Navigation, and Pop-Up Dialog Boxes.

Chapter 5: Implementing a Menu and Tabbed Controls.

Chapter 6: Managing Scheduled Items and Using Gauges.

Part II: Data Sources, JavaScript, CSS, and Themes.

Chapter 7: Using the Data That Makes Sense for Your Solution.

Chapter 8: Implementing Data Solutions with the ASPxPivotGrid.

Chapter 9: Using the ASPxHtmlEditor.

Chapter 10: Using Themes, CSS, and JavaScript for Customizations and Enhancements.

Part III: Ajax, Charting, Reporting, and Cloud Computing.

Chapter 11: Asynchronous Computing for ASP.NET.

Chapter 12: Adding Charts and Graphs to Your Applications.

Chapter 13: XtraReports For the Web.

Appendix A.


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Author Information

Paul Kimmel is an ASP.NET developer with DevExpress and has been designing and building software and writing computer books since 1990. He is the author of several books, including LINQ Unleashed for C#, UML Demystified, and Excel 2003 VBA Programmer's Reference. He is also a five time Microsoft MVP, the bi-monthly columnist for www.codeguru.com's VB Today column, and a frequent contributor to periodicals and online publications.

Julian Bucknall is the Chief Technology Officer for DevExpress, a software company that writes some great controls and tools for .NET and Delphi. He is responsible for technology oversight at DevExpress. Julian is the author of the Tomes of Delphi: Algorithms and Data Structures from WordWare Publishing, Inc, the author of blog.boyet.com and the ctodx blog at DevExpress. Julian is an ex-Brit, residing in Colorado with his beautiful wife and considers himself a programmer by trade, an actor by ambition, and an algorithm guy by osmosis as well as a contributor to PCPlus, the UK’s premier technology magazine.

Joe Kunk received his B.S. in Computer Science from Michigan State University in 1984 and has worked as a business analyst, software developer, manager, and entrepreneur in the fields of education, government, and IT consulting. Joe is a Microsoft MVP, President of the Greater Lansing User Group for .Net, Board Member of the Lansing IT Council, Senior Consultant at A. J. Boggs & Company, and cofounder of Listen IT Solutions, LLC. Joe lives in Okemos, Michigan and enjoys the many events at the MSU Wharton Center for Performing Arts, speaking about technology at user groups and regional conferences, and family time with his wife and two daughters.

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