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Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008

From Novice to Professional

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxv
  2. Introducing .NET

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pages 3-17
    3. Pages 19-51
  3. Developing ASP.NET Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Pages 87-127
    3. Pages 129-170
    4. Pages 171-209
    5. Pages 211-248
  4. Building Better Web Forms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 331-331
    2. Pages 333-354
    3. Pages 355-380
    4. Pages 445-480
  5. Working with Data

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 481-481
    2. Pages 483-536

About this book


The most up–to–date and comprehensive introductory ASP.NET book you'll find on any shelf, Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008 guides you through Microsoft's technology for building dynamic web sites. This book will enable you to build dynamic web pages on the fly, and it assumes only the most basic knowledge of C#.

The book provides exhaustive coverage of ASP.NET, guiding you from your first steps right up to the most advanced techniques, such as querying databases from within a web page and tuning your site for optimal performance. Within these pages, you'll find tips for “best practices” and comprehensive discussions of key database and XML principles you need to know in order to be effective with ASP.NET. The book also emphasizes the invaluable coding techniques of object orientation and code behind, which will start you off on the track to building real–world web sites right from the beginning—rather than just faking it with simplified coding practices.

By the time you've finished the book, you will have mastered the core techniques and have all the knowledge you need to begin work as a professional ASP.NET developer.


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About the authors

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.

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