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Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET Ajax in 24 Hours
     

Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET Ajax in 24 Hours

by Joydip Kanjilal, Sriram Putrevu
 

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build advanced web sites and applications with ASP.NET Ajax--and upgrade existing pages to deliver more power and business value. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson equips you with sufficient information and guides you to mastery of Ajax in real-world applications.

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Overview

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build advanced web sites and applications with ASP.NET Ajax--and upgrade existing pages to deliver more power and business value. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson equips you with sufficient information and guides you to mastery of Ajax in real-world applications.

One step at a time, you’ll discover how to make the most of the Microsoft Ajax Library and Ajax Server Extensions. You’ll develop secure, reliable Web services and applications that solve real problems--including a complete sample e-commerce application.

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks.

Quizzes help you build and test your knowledge.

Notes, tips, and cautions point out shortcuts, solutions, and potential problems to avoid.

New terms are clearly defined and explained.

Learn how to…

  • Incorporate ASP.NET Ajax into any new or existing web site or application
  • Use ASP.NET architecture, key concepts, and client-side scripting techniques
  • Design and build a complete e-commerce application
  • Use ASP.NET Ajax to create higher-performance web applications
  • Use all the key Ajax Server Extensions, including the Ajax Control Toolkit
  • Work with the ASP.NET Ajax authentication and profile services
  • Extend the Microsoft Ajax Library
  • Efficiently debug and trace ASP.NET Ajax code
  • Leverage the benefits of Ajax by implementing a sample application

Joydip Kanjilal, honored by Microsoft as an ASP.NET MVP, writes frequently on ASP.NET and other .NET technologies for web sites such as www.asptoday.com, www.devx.com, www.aspalliance.com, and www.aspnetpro.com. He is currently lead architect for a consulting company based in Hyderabad, India. He has designed and architected solutions for various domains. Sriram Putrevu, lead developer for a consulting company in Hyderabad, specializes in Microsoft .NET technologies. He has extensive experience developing large-scale applications in healthcare, supply chain/logistics, EAI, and e-commerce.

Part I Getting Started with Ajax

Hour 1 Getting Started with ASP.NET Ajax 3

Hour 2 Understanding the ASP.NET Ajax Architecture 23

Hour 3 Working with the XMLHttpRequest Object 37

Hour 4 Understanding Client-Side Scripting 53

Hour 5 Data Communication with the Server 69

Hour 6 Working with the Microsoft Ajax Client Library 85

Part II Working with Ajax

Hour 7 Using ASP.NET Ajax Server Extensions 103

Hour 8 Working with the UpdatePanel and UpdateProgress Controls 117

Hour 9 Working with the ScriptManager and Timer Controls 135

Hour 10 Working with Ajax Control Toolkit--Part I 147

Hour 11 Working with Ajax Control Toolkit--Part II 161

Hour 12 Ajax and Web Parts 175

Hour 13 ASP.NET Ajax Client Life Cycle Events 195

Part III Advanced Concepts

Hour 14 Working with Web Services Using Ajax 209

Hour 15 Working with Authentication Service Using ASP.NET Ajax 221

Hour 16 Working with Profile Service Using ASP.NET Ajax 235

Hour 17 Extending the Microsoft Ajax Library 249

Hour 18 Implementing Localization and Globalization Using ASP.NET Ajax 259

Hour 19 Debugging and Tracing in ASP.NET Ajax 273

Hour 20 The ASP.NET Ajax Futures CTP 285

Part IV Using ASP.NET Ajax to Build a Sample e-Commerce Application

Hour 21 Introducing e-Commerce and Designing an Application 299

Hour 22 Setting Up the Application 317

Hour 23 Searching and Shopping for the Products 343

Hour 24 Generating and Managing Orders 375

Index 393

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672329678
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
07/24/2008
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself Series
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Joydip Kanjilal is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in ASP.NET since 2007. He has more than 12 years of industry experience in IT, with more than 6 years in Microsoft .NET and its related technologies. He has authored many articles for some of the most reputable sites, such as www.asptoday.com, www.devx.com, www.aspalliance.com, www.aspnetpro.com, www.sql-server-performance.com, www.sswug.com, and so on. A lot of these articles have been selected at www.asp.net--Microsoft’s official site on ASP.NET. Joydip was also a community credit winner at www.community-credit.com a number of times. He is currently working as a Lead Architect at a reputable company in Hyderabad, India. He has years of experience in designing and architecting solutions for various domains. His technical strengths include C, C++, VC++, Java, C#, Microsoft .NET, Ajax, Design Patterns, SQL Server, Operating Systems, and Computer Architecture. Joydip blogs at http://aspadvice.com/blogs/joydip and spends most of his time reading books, blogging, and writing books and articles. His hobbies include watching cricket and soccer and playing chess. Joydip can be reached at joydipkanjilal@yahoo.com.

Sriram Putrevu has an MCA (Master of Computer Applications) from Osmania University, India. He is currently working as a Lead Developer at a multinational company (MNC) in Hyderabad, India. Sriram specializes in the Microsoft .NET technologies and has been working with this technology for the last 5 and 1/2 years. He is also a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 2.0 and Web Applications. Over the years, Sriram has gained vast experience in developing several high-scale applications across various domains in healthcare, supply chain/logistics, EAI, and e-commerce. His current ambitions involve architecting and implementing next-generation .NET-based applications. When not at work, Sriram likes to spend time with family and friends. He is also very passionate about the sport cricket and keenly follows this game. Sriram blogs at http://sriramputrevu.blogspot.com/ and can be reached at sriramputrevu@yahoo.com.

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