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Written by a developer, for developers, this detailed guide is a must for Microsoft programmers who are ready to build next-generation web applications and web services on the .NET Platform. Readers will benefit from expert author Greg Beamer's coverage of topics that include:
* Understanding .NET and the Common Language Runtime (CLR)
* The new Visual Basic.NET language
* Working with ASP.NET Controls
* ASP.NET Validation
* ADO.NET datasets
* ADO.Net Errors and Exceptions
* Rendering DataSets With the DataGrid
* Working with SQL Server
* XML and data transport
* Transformation of XML with XSLT
* DTDs and Schemas
* SOAP, BizTalk, DISCO and UDDI
* Security and authentication
* And more...
At the "Unlimited Edition" web site (, readers will find:
* Access to every chapter of the book, so readers can get the answers they need even if they left the book at the office
* Brand new content written just for owners of the book! New material gets posted to the site for up to a year after the book publishes, or until a new edition becomes available.
* New chapters are also available in downloadable PDF format, for offline perusal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764548499
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/9/2002
  • Series: M&T Books on the Edge Series
  • Edition description: CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 744
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Greg Beamer, MCSD, MCSE, MCDBA, MCP+I, works as an Internet architect and consultant, specializing in n-tier design and development using Microsoft technologies. He has more than ten years of professional development experience and has been working with the .NET Framework and Visual Studio .NET since the early beta stages.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to .NET.

Chapter 1: Introducing the .NET Framework and the CLR.

Chapter 2: Visual Basic .NET.

Chapter 3: ASP.NET.

Chapter 4: XML.

Chapter 5: ADO.NET.

Chapter 6: Your First .NET Application.

Part II: Building Web Applications - ASP.NET and Visual Basic.NET.

Chapter 7: Windows Forms and WebForms.

Chapter 8: Adding Interactivity with ASP.NET Web Controls.

Chapter 9: Validation.

Chapter 10: Error Handling and Debugging.

Chapter 11: Sessions and Applications.

Chapter 12: Configuring Web Applications.

Chapter 13: Security and Authentication.

Chapter 14: Web Services.

Part III: Working with Data - ADO.NET.

Chapter 15: Working with Provider Objects.

Chapter 16: Data Binding with ADO.NET.

Chapter 17: Advanced ADO.NET.

Part IV: Collaboration and Presentation - XML.

Chapter 18: Working with XML.

Chapter 19: Schemas in the .NET Framework.

Chapter 20: Transformations and Navigation.

Part V: Putting It All Together.

Chapter 21: Designing an Intranet Using FormsAuthentication.

Chapter 22: Telling the World: An Internet Application.

Chapter 23: Partnering and Portals: An Extranet through XML WebServices.


On the Companion Web Site.

Appendix A: A Brief Look at the Visual Studio .NET IDE.

Appendix B: A Comparison of Visual Basic .NET and C#.

Appendix C: Some Important .NET Resources.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2003

    A very bad book

    What a waste of paper! after 120 pages the author insists in using the same example for everything: 'Hello, World!'. C'mon! try to use your imagination. The book is just a very simplistic review of what .NET is without any useful examples.

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