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Beginning Active Server Pages 3.0

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2001

    Excellent book - easy to understand!

    I have thoroughly enjoyed the way the author's of this book do their teaching. They present the concepts of ASP in a meaningful fashion. They also have organized the book to hold your interest. I would HIGHLY recommend this book if you have heard of ASP and really want to know what you can do with it. I have some Visual Basic programming experience which is helpful since ASP mainly used VB Script. But do not be afraid if you have never programmed before. The book will teach you well! I have tried a couple other books on ASP and found them complicated and poorly written.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2001

    Couldn't ask for a better book

    I'm only on chapter eight and this book is a phenomenon. I've never read a book like this before. The authors took their time to make sure the readers will fully understand each and every concept. This book is not intimidating at all. I appreciate the publisher and the authors for doing there best and being concerned about the readers. I highly recommend this book to the beginners interested in learning about Active Server Pages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2001

    Clear and gets the point across well, but TYPOS!!

    This book has a great way of explaning how ASP works and how the code works. After every Try it out section is breaks down every line of code to explain what is going on and why it is done. I've read many programming books and few give this much detail for even non-programmers to thoroughly understand. It thin the book is great---even with the typos which aren't that big of a deal if you go the thier website and print out the errata. Just about every typo has been documented with a fix. I wwas able to progress through the book just fine. They explained things so well I was able to even catch and fix the typos before looking at the errata sheet!! Just goes to show how well things are explained here. I recommend this book for any non-programmer who wants a non-condescending (the Dummy series) introduction to ASP.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2001

    Great Book

    Great book to learn ASP with great examples. Experienced programmers may skip some basic programming theory. Examples are very good and also the support given by WROX press is excellent and you can download the samples from their web site.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2000

    Recommended for Beginners

    The book is excellent for beginners. After reading the book, I was able to grasp the workings of ASP and now moving on to ASP+.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2000

    Typographical Errors Abound!

    This book covers the topic completely and in a well-organized manner. The writing style is enjoyable. It is unfortunate that the book is marred by numerous typographical, grammatical and syntactical errors, some of which affect the code samples causing them to either not behave as they were intended to or to fail completely. Book buyers should expect a $40 book to exhibit evidence of careful editing - this book does not.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2000

    Improved documentation and code samples

    This publication is a must for any ASP developer. The sections on CDONTS and the Command objects are excellent for developing a SQL Server application with stored procedures. There is more in-depth coverage of the topics from the 2.0 book. More sample code is provided. The new subjects covered (i.e. COM, CDO, and XML) will prove their worth.

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