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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build advanced web sites and applications with ASP.NET Ajax--and upgrade existing pages to deliver more power and business value. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson equips you with sufficient information and guides you to mastery of Ajax in real-world applications.
One step at a time, you’ll discover how to make the most of the Microsoft Ajax Library and Ajax Server Extensions. You’ll develop secure, reliable Web services and applications that solve real problems--including a complete sample e-commerce application.
Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks.
Quizzes help you build and test your knowledge.
Notes, tips, and cautions point out shortcuts, solutions, and potential problems to avoid.
New terms are clearly defined and explained.
Learn how to…
Joydip Kanjilal, honored by Microsoft as an ASP.NET MVP, writes frequently on ASP.NET and other .NET technologies for web sites such as www.asptoday.com, www.devx.com, www.aspalliance.com, and www.aspnetpro.com. He is currently lead architect for a consulting company based in Hyderabad, India. He has designed and architected solutions for various domains. Sriram Putrevu, lead developer for a consulting company in Hyderabad, specializes in Microsoft .NET technologies. He has extensive experience developing large-scale applications in healthcare, supply chain/logistics, EAI, and e-commerce.
Part I Getting Started with Ajax
Hour 1 Getting Started with ASP.NET Ajax 3
Hour 2 Understanding the ASP.NET Ajax Architecture 23
Hour 3 Working with the XMLHttpRequest Object 37
Hour 4 Understanding Client-Side Scripting 53
Hour 5 Data Communication with the Server 69
Hour 6 Working with the Microsoft Ajax Client Library 85
Part II Working with Ajax
Hour 7 Using ASP.NET Ajax Server Extensions 103
Hour 8 Working with the UpdatePanel and UpdateProgress Controls 117
Hour 9 Working with the ScriptManager and Timer Controls 135
Hour 10 Working with Ajax Control Toolkit--Part I 147
Hour 11 Working with Ajax Control Toolkit--Part II 161
Hour 12 Ajax and Web Parts 175
Hour 13 ASP.NET Ajax Client Life Cycle Events 195
Part III Advanced Concepts
Hour 14 Working with Web Services Using Ajax 209
Hour 15 Working with Authentication Service Using ASP.NET Ajax 221
Hour 16 Working with Profile Service Using ASP.NET Ajax 235
Hour 17 Extending the Microsoft Ajax Library 249
Hour 18 Implementing Localization and Globalization Using ASP.NET Ajax 259
Hour 19 Debugging and Tracing in ASP.NET Ajax 273
Hour 20 The ASP.NET Ajax Futures CTP 285
Part IV Using ASP.NET Ajax to Build a Sample e-Commerce Application
Hour 21 Introducing e-Commerce and Designing an Application 299
Hour 22 Setting Up the Application 317
Hour 23 Searching and Shopping for the Products 343
Hour 24 Generating and Managing Orders 375