Programming Microsoft ASP.Net 2.0 Core Reference


Build your expertise as you move beyond the basics?and delve into the core topics of programming with ASP.NET 2.0. Useful to both experienced developers and those developing new skills, this ultimate reference is packed with expert guidance, hands-on programming instruction, and practical examples to help you advance your mastery of developing applications for the Web.


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Build your expertise as you move beyond the basics—and delve into the core topics of programming with ASP.NET 2.0. Useful to both experienced developers and those developing new skills, this ultimate reference is packed with expert guidance, hands-on programming instruction, and practical examples to help you advance your mastery of developing applications for the Web.

Discover how to:

  • Author rich, visually consistent pages and manage layout with themes and Master pages
  • Create personalized pages that persist user preferences
  • Retrieve, modify, and manage data with Microsoft ADO.NET
  • Configure the HTTP pipeline to serve ASP.NET 2.0 pages
  • Control program flow by tracing and handling exceptions
  • Design caching layers and learn state management techniques to optimize application performance
  • Manage users with membership control, registration, and authentication capabilities
  • Build real-world data access layers using common design patterns
  • Use custom collections with data source controls
  • Learn the internals of grid controls

PLUS—Get code samples on the Web

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Dino Esposito is the go-to guy on .NET programming, and his Programming Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 Core Reference is the place for serious ASP.NET 2.0 programmers to start.

Esposito thoroughly explains the purpose and usage of every core ASP.NET 2.0 feature, then drills down into the ASP.NET 2.0 implementation, calling attention to changes from 1.0. This structure makes the book useful to developers working with 2.0, 1.0, or both -- for example, those currently migrating.

He ranges from server controls to master pages and themes; ADO.NET data providers and containers to state management and security. In some cases, he reports on minor changes from 1.0; in other cases, the changes are quite significant -- for example, Microsoft’s extremely powerful DataGrid replacement, GridView. New ASP.NET features or old, this book will help you make the most of them. Bill Camarda, from the February 2006 Read Only

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735621763
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 11/30/2005
  • Edition description: 2005 ed.
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 784
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 1.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Dino Esposito is a well-known ASP.NET, AJAX, and Microsoft Silverlight® expert who has written or co-written several popular books, including Microsoft ASP.NET and Ajax: Architecting Web Applications and Programming Microsoft ASP.NET 4. He is a regular contributor to MSDN® Magazine and speaks at industry events such as DevConnections and Microsoft TechEd.

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Table of Contents

Who Is This Book For?;
System Requirements;
Configuring SQL Server 2005 Express Edition;
Prerelease Software;
Technology Updates;
Code Samples;
Support for This Book;
Microsoft Press Online: Resources for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005;
Building an ASP.NET Page;
Chapter 1: The ASP.NET Programming Model;
1.1 What’s ASP.NET, Anyway?;
1.2 The ASP.NET Component Model;
1.3 The ASP.NET Development Stack;
1.4 The ASP.NET Provider Model;
1.5 Conclusion;
Chapter 2: Web Development in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2005;
2.1 Introducing Visual Studio .NET 2005;
2.2 Create an ASP.NET Project;
2.3 Application Deployment;
2.4 Administering an ASP.NET Application;
2.5 Conclusion;
Chapter 3: Anatomy of an ASP.NET Page;
3.1 Invoking a Page;
3.2 The Page Class;
3.3 The Page Life Cycle;
3.4 Conclusion;
Chapter 4: ASP.NET Core Server Controls;
4.1 Generalities of ASP.NET Server Controls;
4.2 HTML Controls;
4.3 Web Controls;
4.4 Validation Controls;
4.5 Conclusion;
Chapter 5: Working with the Page;
5.1 Programming with Forms;
5.2 Dealing with Page Errors;
5.3 ASP.NET Tracing;
5.4 Page Personalization;
5.5 Conclusion;
Chapter 6: Rich Page Composition;
6.1 Working with Master Pages;
6.2 Working with Themes;
6.3 Working with Wizards;
6.4 Conclusion;
Adding Data in an ASP.NET Site;
Chapter 7: ADO.NET Data Providers;
7.1 .NET Data Access Infrastructure;
7.2 Connecting to Data Sources;
7.3 Executing Commands;
7.4 Conclusion;
Chapter 8: ADO.NET Data Containers;
8.1 Data Adapters;
8.2 In-Memory Data Container Objects;
8.3 Conclusion;
Chapter 9: The Data-Binding Model;
9.1 Data Source–Based Data Binding;
9.2 Data-Binding Expressions;
9.3 Data Source Components;
9.4 Conclusion;
Chapter 10: Creating Bindable Grids of Data;
10.1 The DataGrid Control;
10.2 The GridView Control;
10.3 Conclusion;
Chapter 11: Managing Views of a Record;
11.1 The DetailsView Control;
11.2 The FormView Control;
11.3 Conclusion;
ASP.NET Infrastructure;
Chapter 12: The HTTP Request Context;
12.1 Initialization of the Application;
12.2 The global.asax File;
12.3 The HttpContext Class;
12.4 The Server Object;
12.5 The HttpResponse Object;
12.6 The HttpRequest Object;
12.7 Conclusion;
Chapter 13: State Management;
13.1 The Application’s State;
13.2 The Session’s State;
13.3 Working with Session’s State;
13.4 Customizing Session State Management;
13.5 The View State of a Page;
13.6 Conclusion;
Chapter 14: ASP.NET Caching;
14.1 Caching Application Data;
14.2 Caching ASP.NET Pages;
14.3 Conclusion;
Chapter 15: ASP.NET Security;
15.1 Where the Threats Come From;
15.2 The ASP.NET Security Context;
15.3 Using Forms Authentication;
15.4 The Membership and Role Management API;
15.5 Security-Related Controls;
15.6 Conclusion;
About the Author;
Additional Resources for C# Developers;
Additional Resources for Database Developers;
Additional Resources for Visual Basic Developers;
Additional Resources for Web Developers;

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