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Foundation ASP for Dreamweaver 8

Authors: Turnbull, Rob, Elbaga, Omar

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Do you want to learn about Microsoft's ASP and use it via Dreamweaver 8 to add the power of a database to your website? Use dynamic web forms to exchange data between you and your users? Build complete web applications? This book shows you how to do all that and more.

Dreamweaver 8 takes a lot of the hard work out of performing tasks such as integrating a database into your website, but it can't do everything. That's why this book not only shows you how to use all of Dreamweaver's functions, but also shows you how the underlying code functions, so you can then work around Dreamweaver's shortcomings. There's no attempt to turn you into a code guru, but you'll come away with sufficient knowledge of basic ASP to have the confidence to dive into the Dreamweaver code and tweak it to your own requirements. The emphasis is exclusively on ASP, so you don't waste any time on information that's not relevant to what you want to do.

Omar Elbaga and Rob Turnbull first take you through version 8 of Dreamweaver and how ASP fits into it, then look in-depth at setting up your work environment installing ASP, Access (and SQL Server), and the IIS web server, making sure they are all working together, and setting up a new web site via Dreamweaver. They then get to work, using several tutorials and real world examples, covering topics such as ASP essentials (knowing what ASP code looks like), working with forms, designing and implementing effective databases using Access and SQL Server, debugging and troubleshooting, and creating dynamic navigation, login, and search functionality.

About the authors

Rob Turnbull is the senior developer for Lighthouse Design for Business Ltd., an established new media design and marketing company based in Shrewsbury, U.K. Clients across Europe from small businesses to blue chip companies provide an increasing workload, which includes the development of databases, web sites, multimedia presentations, interactive CD-ROMs, promotional videos, and 3D artwork (animations and stills). His personal web site, www.robgt.com, is primarily focused on offering help and guidance to fellow Dreamweaver users, including tutorials and links to helpful resources and some useful extensions.

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  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-59059-568-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foundation ASP for Dreamweaver 8
Authors
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Rob Turnbull and Omar Elbaga
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0120-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0120-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-568-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 360
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