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Pro ASP.NET 4.5 in VB

5th Edition

By Dan Mabbutt , Adam Freeman , Matthew MacDonald

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ASP.NET 4.5 is the principal standard for creating dynamic web pages on the Windows platform. Pro ASP.NET 4.5 in VB raises the bar for high-quality, practical advice on learning and deploying Microsoft's dynamic web solution.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4353-3
  • 1224 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Publication Date: September 3, 2013
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

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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 VB 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 ASP.NET MVC 4, one of the biggest additions to ASP.NET 4, and understand how to use it and integrate it within your existing ASP.NET applications.
  • Discover the intricacies of ADO.NET and the Entity Framework and how to perform data binding to many sources, from databases to file streams and XML.
  • Learn the various forms of security available and how to best apply them. Once considered the Achilles' heel of all Windows web applications, security has vastly improved and is now a cornerstone of ASP.NET.
  • Examine in detail advanced user interface techniques, including user controls, customer server controls, client-side JavaScript, GDI+, and Silverlight.
  • Understand how to work with web services, an important skill in an increasingly connected world.
  • Use ASP.NET AJAX, HTML and JavaScript, 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 VB, also by Apress, before tackling this book.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Part 1: Your First ASP.NET Application
  2. Part 1: Putting ASP.NET in Context
  3. Part 1: Essential Language Features
  4. Part 1: Using jQuery
  5. Part 1: Essential Development Tools
  6. Part 1: SportsStore: A Real Application
  7. Part 1: SportsStore: Navigation & Cart
  8. Part 1: SportsStore: Completing the Cart
  9. Part 1: SportsStore: Administration
  10. Part 1: SportsStore: Deployment
  11. Part 1: Testable Web Apps
  12. Part 2: Working with Web Forms
  13. Part 2: Lifecycle Events & Context
  14. Part 2: Modules
  15. Part 2: Handlers
  16. Part 2: Page & Control Lifecycle Events
  17. Part 2: Managing Request Execution
  18. Part 2: Managing State Data
  19. Part 2: Caching Data
  20. Part 2: Caching Output
  21. Part 2: Handling Errors
  22. Part 2: Managing Paths
  23. Part 2: URL Routing
  24. Part 2: Advanced URL Routing
  25. Part 2: Authentication
  26. Part 2: Membership
  27. Part 2: ASP.NET Configuration
  28. Part 2: Asynchronous Request Handling
  29. Part 3: Working with Controls
  30. Part 3: Forms and Request Validation
  31. Part 3: Creating Custom Controls
  32. Part 3: Stateful Controls
  33. Part 3: Server-Side HTML Elements
  34. Part 3: Model Binding
  35. Part 3: Data Binding
  36. Part 3: Basic Data Controls
  37. Part 3: Complex Data Controls
  38. Part 3: Other Controls
  39. Part 4: Managing Scripts & Styles
  40. Part 4: Ajax & Web Services
  41. Part 4: Client-Side Validation
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