Professional ASP.NET 1.1

Professional ASP.NET 1.1



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764558900
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/29/2004
Series: Wrox Professional Guides Series
Pages: 1368
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.02(h) x 2.18(d)

About the Author

Alex Homer is a software developer and a technical author living and working in the idyllic rural surroundings of Derbyshire dales, in the heart of England. Rather than doing a real job, he's discovered the raw excitement and frustration that comes with installing and playing with the latest and flakiest beta code he can find - and then he writes about it. A long-time evangelist of ASP, he has been delving deep into the world of .NET and has emerged a confirmed convert to ASP.NET. You can contact him at
Alex Homer contributed Chapters 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, and 15, and all Appendices to this book.

Dave Sussman is a writer, trainer, and consultant, living in the wilds of the Oxfordshire countryside. He's been working with ASP.NET since before it was first released and still isn't bored with it. You can contact him at
Dave Sussman contributed Chapters 1, 3, 16, 18, 22, and 23 to this book.

Rob Howard is a Program Manager on Microsoft's .NET Framework Team. Within the .NET Framework Team, he specifically works on ASP.NET. He currently writes a column for MSDN Online entitled Nothin' but ASP.NET, as well as writing the .NET Framework column for Windows 2000 magazine. You can reach Rob at
Rob Howard contributed Chapters 11, 12, 19, and 20 to this book.

Brian Francis is the Solution Sales Specialist for NCR's Web Kiosk Solution. Brian is responsible for supporting NCR's kiosk efforts throughout the United States. Brian has been writing books on ASP for the past 7 years, including the Beginning ASP and Professional ASP series for Wrox Press. When not working or writing, Brian spends time playing tennis and spending time with his wife Katharine and their family.
Brian Francis contributed Chapters 4, 17, and 24 to this book.

Karli Watson was an in-house author for Wrox Press with a penchant for multi-colored clothing. He is now the technical director of 3form ( He started out with the intention of becoming a world-famous nanotechnologist, so perhaps one day you might recognize his name as he receives a Nobel Prize. For now, though, Karli's computing interests include all things mobile and upcoming technologies such as C#. He can often be found preaching about these technologies at conferences, as well as after work hours at drinking establishments. Karli is a snowboarding enthusiast, and wishes he had a cat.
Karli Watson contributed Chapter 21 to this book.

Richard Anderson is an experienced software engineer and writer who spends his time working with Microsoft technologies, day in day out. Having spent the better part of the decade doing this, he is still remarkably sane! Richard currently works for BMS software - an ADP company - where he is a technical architecture manager. Richard is currently working on the development of a large-scale Internet-based payroll and HR system.
Richard would like to say thank you to his wife Sam for giving him all the love, support, and understanding a man could ever wish for. Richard would also like to say hello and thank you to all his freinds, especially the other authors of this book, and his great workmates (Andy, Graham, Jon, Paul, Drew, Steve, Chris, and so on).
Richard Anderson was the lead author for the previous version of this book - Professional ASP.NET 1.0 Special Edition.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: A Fast Track Guide to ASP.NET.

Chapter 2: Understanding the .NET Framework.

Chapter 3: The .NET Languages.

Chapter 4: Writing ASP.NET Pages.

Chapter 5: Server Controls and Validation.

Chapter 6: ASP.NET Web Form Controls.

Chapter 7: List Controls and Data Binding.

Chapter 8: Introducing .NET Data Management.

Chapter 9: Working with Relational Data.

Chapter 10: Updating Relational Data Sources.

Chapter 11: XML Data Management in .NET.

Chapter 12: Web Applications and global.asax.

Chapter 13: Configuration.

Chapter 14: Securing ASP.NET Applications.

Chapter 15: Working with Collections and Lists.

Chapter 16: Working with Other Base Classes.

Chapter 17: .NET Components.

Chapter 18: Building ASP.NET Server Controls.

Chapter 19: Exposing Web Services.

Chapter 20: Using Web Services.

Chapter 21: Mobile Controls.

Chapter 22: Tracing, Error Handling, Debugging, and Performance.

Chapter 23: Migration and Interoperability.

Chapter 24: Case Study IBuyAdventure.NET.

Appendix A: The Common System Namespaces.

Appendix B: Scott Guthrie's Top Performance Tips.

Appendix C: Summary of Changes to ASP.NET in Version 1.1.

Appendix D: References and Further Information.


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