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Description

  • Copyright 2008
  • Dimensions: 7 X 9-1/8
  • Pages: 648
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-7849-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-7849-9

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Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET 3.5 in 24 Hours

Scott Mitchell

Starter Kit

DVD includes Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you will be up and running with ASP.NET 3.5. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds upon a real-world foundation forged in both technology and business matters, allowing you to learn the essentials of building dynamic, data-driven web applications from the ground up.

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks.

Q&As, quizzes, and exercises at the end of each lesson help you build and test your knowledge.

By the Way, Did You Know?, and Watch Out! boxes point out shortcuts and solutions.

Learn how to…

  • Design and create ASP.NET web pages
  • Use Microsoft Visual Web Developer to quickly and professionally build ASP.NET websites
  • Collect input from users visiting your web pages
  • Display database data through a web page
  • Edit, insert, delete, sort, and page through database data from an ASP.NET page
  • Build a website that supports user accounts
  • Use Ajax to design interactive web user interfaces

As editor and main contributor to 4GuysFromRolla.com, a popular ASP.NET resource website, Scott Mitchell has authored more than a thousand articles on Microsoft web technologies since 1998. In addition to his vast collection of online articles, Scott has written six previous books on ASP and ASP.NET: Sams Teach Yourself Active Server Pages 3.0 in 21 Days (Sams); Designing Active Server Pages (O’Reilly); ASP.NET: Tips, Tutorials, and Code (Sams); ASP.NET Data Web Controls Kick Start (Sams); Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET in 24 Hours (Sams); and Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET 2.0 in 24 Hours (Sams). Scott has also written a number of magazine articles and is a regular columnist for Microsoft’s MSDN Magazine.

DVD Includes:

  • Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition

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Category: Microsoft Programming/ASP.NET

Covers: ASP.NET 3.5

User Level: Beginning—Intermediate

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Table of Contents

Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Part I: Overview of ASP.NET 3.5

HOUR 1 Getting Started with ASP.NET 3.5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

2 Understanding the ASP.NET Programming Model. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

3 Using Visual Web Developer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

4 Designing, Creating, and TestingASP.NET Web Pages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77

5 Understanding Visual Basic’s Variables and Operators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107

6 Managing Program Flow with Visual Basic’s Control Structures. . . . . . . 131

7 Working with Objects in Visual Basic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159

8 ASP.NET Web Controls for Displaying Text. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171

Part II: Collecting and Processing User Input

HOUR 9 Web Form Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193

10 Using Text Boxes to Collect Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215

11 Collecting Input Using Drop-Down Lists, Radio Buttons,

and Checkboxes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235

12 Validating User Input with Validation Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261

Part III: Working with Databases

HOUR 13 An Introduction to Databases. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297

14 Accessing Data with the Data Source Web Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319

15 Displaying Data with the Data Web Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 347

16 Deleting, Inserting, and Editing Data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373

17 Working with Data-Bound DropDownLists,

RadioButtons, and Checkboxes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407

18 Exploring Data Binding and Other Data-Related Topics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429

19 Using Templated Data Web Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453

Part IV: Site Navigation, User Management, Page Layout, AJAX,

and Deployment

HOUR 20 Defining a Site Map and Providing Site Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 483

21 Managing Your Site’s Users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 509

22 Using Master Pages to Provide Sitewide Page Templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539

23 Building More Responsive Web Pages with ASP.NET AJAX. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 563

24 Deploying Your Website. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 581

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603

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