Beginning ASP.NET 4: in C# and VB
The definitive programming guide to ASP.NET, by popular author and Microsoft MVP Imar Spaanjaars
Updated for ASP.NET 4, this introductory book retains its helpful examples and step-by-step format from the previous version and keeps the style of offering code examples written in both C# and Visual Basic. Beloved author and Microsoft ASP.NET MVP walks you through ASP.NET, Microsoft's technology for building dynamically generated Web pages from database content. You'll discover many improvements that ASP.NET 4 offers over the previous version, such as the ASP.NET MVC framework, Ajax improvements, jQuery support, and more.
You'll gradually build a Web site example that takes you through the processes of building basic ASP.NET Web pages, adding features with pre-built server controls, designing consistent pages, displaying data, and more.
- Popular author and Microsoft ASP.NET MVP Imar Spaanjaars updates you on the latest updates to ASP.NET 4, Microsoft's technology for building dynamic Web pages from database content
- Shows you how the 4 version differs from ASP.NET 3.5 and reviews its new features, including the ASP.NET MVC framework, various Ajax improvements, jQuery support, and more
Spaanjaars's distinct writing style puts you at ease with learning ASP.NET 4.
Chapter 1 Getting Started with ASP.NET 4.
Chapter 2 Building an ASP.NET Web Site.
Chapter 3 Designing Your Web Pages.
Chatper 4 Working with ASP.NET Server Controls.
Chapter 5 Programming Your ASP.NET Web Pages.
Chapter 6 Creating Consistent Looking Web Sites.
Chapter 7 Navigation.
Chapter 8 User Controls.
Chapter 9 Validating User Input.
Chapter 10 ASP.NET AJAX.
Chapter 11 jQuery.
Chapter 12 Introducing Databases.
Chapter 13 Displaying and Updating Data.
Chapter 14 LINQ and the ADO.NET Entity Framework.
Chapter 15 Working with Data — Advanced Topics.
Chapter 16 Security in Your ASP.NET 4 Web Site.
Chapter 17 Personalizing Web Sites.
Chapter 18 Exception Handling, Debugging, and Tracing.
Chapter 19 Deploying Your Web Site.
Appendix A Exercise Answers.
Appendix B Configuring SQL Server 2008.