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ASP.NET 4 Unleashed

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by Stephen Walther, Kevin Scott Hoffman, Nate Dudek
     
 

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The most comprehensive book on Microsoft’s new ASP.NET 4, ASP.NET 4 Unleashed covers all facets of ASP.NET development. Led by Microsoft ASP.NET program manager Stephen Walther, an expert author team thoroughly covers the entire platform.

The authors first introduce the ASP.NET Framework’s basic controls and show how to create common

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The most comprehensive book on Microsoft’s new ASP.NET 4, ASP.NET 4 Unleashed covers all facets of ASP.NET development. Led by Microsoft ASP.NET program manager Stephen Walther, an expert author team thoroughly covers the entire platform.

The authors first introduce the ASP.NET Framework’s basic controls and show how to create common site-wide layouts and styles. Next, they cover all aspects of accessing, presenting, organizing, and editing data. You’ll find thorough and practical sections on building custom components and controls, providing effective site navigation, securing sites and applications, and much more. This book presents hundreds of realistic code examples, reflecting the authors’ unsurpassed experience with ASP.NET both inside and outside Microsoft.

  • Build interactive Web Forms, validate form data, and upload files
  • Provide interactive calendars, wizards, site maps, and other valuable features
  • Design efficient, maintainable sites with Master Pages and Themes
  • Build data-driven applications with database controls, ADO.NET data access components, QueryExtender, LINQ to SQL, and WCF Data Services
  • Generate charts on the fly with the new Chart Control
  • Extend ASP.NET with custom controls and reusable components
  • Create site registration and authentication systems that store membership data in SQL Server or Active Directory
  • Use URL Routing to build dynamism, flexibility, readability, and SEO-friendliness into your URLs
  • Improve performance and scalability with caching and preloading
  • Maintain state with cookies, cookieless session state, and profiles
  • Localize, configure, package, and deploy ASP.NET applications
  • Use the ASP.NET MVC Framework to improve agility, testability, speed to market, and extensibility
  • Retrofit existing ASP.NET applications with Ajax and build pure client-side Ajax web applications
  • Construct a complete ASP.NET 4 website from start to finish

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672331121
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
10/28/2010
Series:
Unleashed Series
Pages:
1887
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Stephen Walther is a Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft ASP.NET team. He works on ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET Ajax. Before joining Microsoft, his company provided training and consulting for organizations such as NASA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, the National Science Foundation, and Verizon. Walther got his start with the World Wide Web by dropping out of MIT and developing two large commercial websites. He created the Collegescape website, used by more than 200 colleges (including Harvard, Stanford, and MIT) to accept online college applications. He also developed the CityAuction website, the auction website used by both Snap! and CitySearch. He is the author of several editions of ASP.NET Unleashed.

Kevin Hoffman has been programming since he was 10 years old, when he got his hands on a Commodore VIC-20 and learned BASIC. He has eaten, slept, and breathed code ever since. He has written applications for scientific instruments, military applications, small businesses, and Fortune 500 enterprises on virtually every platform and language ranging from Symbol Barcode readers running PalmOS to the iPhone, ASP.NET, Rails, and everything in between. Kevin is the chief systems architect for Exclaim Computing, where he builds custom architectures and application solutions for a wide range of clients and industries. He regularly contributes to articles for magazines such as MSDN Magazine and is the author of the Kotan Code blog (http://www.kotancode.com).

Nate Dudek is the development lead for Exclaim Computing, a company focused on providing technology solutions for a variety of platforms, including mobile, web, enterprise, and cloud computing. He has presented at conferences, written several articles, and is constantly mentoring and teaching developers on software development best practices, software architecture, and new technologies.

For the past ten years, Nate has architected and developed software for a variety of industries, including real-time systems for power utilities, enterprise resource planning systems for service-based companies, and eCommerce systems for web businesses. He holds a B.S. degree in computer science from Clarkson University with a minor in software engineering and mathematics. Nate writes about all areas of technology on his blog, Caffeine Dependency Injection, at http://www.caffeinedi.com.

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