Pro ASP.NET 4.5 in C#

Pro ASP.NET 4.5 in C#

by Adam Freeman, Matthew MacDonald, Mario Szpuszta
     
 

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ASP.NET 4.5 remains Microsoft's preferred technology for creating dynamic websites, providing developers with unrivaled power and flexibility.

Pro ASP.NET 4.5 in C# is the most complete reference to ASP.NET that you will find. This comprehensively revised fifth edition will teach you everything you need to know in order to create well-designed ASP.NET

Overview

ASP.NET 4.5 remains Microsoft's preferred technology for creating dynamic websites, providing developers with unrivaled power and flexibility.

Pro ASP.NET 4.5 in C# is the most complete reference to ASP.NET that you will find. This comprehensively revised fifth edition will teach you everything you need to know in order to create well-designed ASP.NET websites. Beginning with core concepts the book progresses steadily through key professional skills. You'll be shown how to query databases in detail, consider the myriad applications of XML, and step through all the considerations you need to be aware of when securing your site from intruders. Finally, you'll consider advanced topics such as using client-side validation, jQuery and Ajax.

By the time you have read this book you will have learned all the skills you need to use ASP.NET 4.5 with confidence.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand why ASP.NET 4.5 is so special, what its fundamental principles are, the basics of Visual Studio, how ASP.NET controls are created and how they fit into ASP.NET pages, ultimately creating full applications.
  • Become familiar with Web API , one of the biggest additions to ASP.NET 4.5, and understand how to use it and integrate it within your existing ASP.NET applications.
  • Discover and the Entity Framework and how to perform data binding to in web applications.
  • Learn the ASP.NET security features and how to best apply them.
  • Examine in detail advanced user interface techniques, including user controls, server controls, custom controls and client-side JavaScript.
  • Use HTML and jQuery with an emphasis on contemporary web development techniques.

Who this book is for

This book is aimed at developers with a basic understanding on the .NET Framework who want to learn how to use it in a professional environment. Migrating readers without this foundation would be well served by reading Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 in C#, also by Apress, before tackling this book.

Table of Contents

    Part I

    01 - Your First ASP.NET Application

    02 - Putting ASP.NET in Context

    03 - Essential Language Features

    04 - Using jQuery

    05 - Essential Development Tools

    06 - SportsStore: A Real Application

    07 - SportsStore: Navigation & Cart

    08 - SportsStore: Completing the Cart

    09 - SportsStore: Administration

    10 - SportsStore: Deployment

    11 - Testable Web Apps

    Part II

    12 - Working with Web Forms

    13 - Lifecycle Events & Context

    14 - Modules

    15 - Handlers

    16 - Page & Control Lifecycle Events

    17 - Managing Request Execution

    18 - Managing State Data

    19 - Caching Data

    20 - Caching Output

    21 - Handling Errors

    22 - Managing Paths

    23 - URL Routing

    24 - Advanced URL Routing

    25 - Authentication

    26 - Membership

    27 - ASP.NET Configuration

    28 - Asynchronous Request Handling

    Part III

    29 - Working with Controls

    30 - Forms and Request Validation

    31 - Creating Custom Controls

    32 - Stateful Controls

    33 - Server-Side HTML Elements

    34 - Model Binding

    35 - Data Binding

    36 - Basic Data Controls

    37 - Complex Data Controls

    38 - Other Controls

    Part IV

    39 - Managing Scripts & Styles

    40 - Ajax & Web Services

    41 - Client-Side Validation

    42 - Targeting Mobile Devices

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430242543
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
07/09/2013
Edition description:
5th ed. 2013
Pages:
1228
Sales rank:
611,179
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.90(d)

Meet the Author

Adam Freeman is an experienced IT professional who has held senior positions in a range of companies, most recently serving as chief technology officer and chief operating officer of a global bank. Now retired, he spends his time writing and long-distance running.

Matthew MacDonald is an author,educator, and MCSD developer who has a passion for emerging technologies. He isthe author of more than a dozen books about .NET programming. In a dimly-remembered past life, he studied English literature and theoretical physics.

Mario Szpuszta is working in the Developer and Platform Group of Microsoft, Austria. Before he started working for Microsoft, Mario was involved in several projects based on COM+ and DCOM with Visual Basic and Visual C++ as well as projects based on Java and J2SE. With beta 2 of the .NET Framework, he started developing Web applications with ASP.NET. As developer evangelist for Microsoft Austria, he is doing workshops, trainings, and proof-of-concept projects together with independent software vendors in Austria based on .NET, Web Services, and Office 2003 technologies.

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