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Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008

5th Edition

By Matthew MacDonald , Mario Szpuszta

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ASP.NET 3.5 is Microsoft's revolutionary ASP.NET technology. It is the principal standard for creating dynamic web pages on the Windows platform. Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008 raises the bar for high-quality, practical advice on learning and deploying Microsoft's dynamic web solution.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-893-1
  • 1498 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: November 14, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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Full Description

ASP.NET 3.5 is Microsoft’s revolutionary ASP.NET technology. It is the principal standard for creating dynamic web pages on the Windows platform. Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008 raises the bar for high–quality, practical advice on learning and deploying Microsoft’s dynamic web solution.

Seasoned .NET professionals Matthew MacDonald and Mario Szpuszta explain how you can get the most from this groundbreaking technology. They cover ASP.NET 3.5 as a whole, illustrating both the brand–new features and the functionality carried over from previous versions of ASP. This book will give you the knowledge you need to code real ASP.NET 3.5 applications in the best possible style.

What you’ll learn

The book will teach you ASP.NET 3.5, starting with core concepts to more advanced topics. You will learn:

  • Core concepts of ASP.NET 3.5. Why it’s special. What it’s fundamental principals are. The basics of Visual Studio. How ASP.NET 3.5 controls are created, and how they fit into ASP.NET 3.5 pages, ultimately creating full applications
  • Data access details. The intricacies of ADO.NET and how to perform data binding to many sources from databases to file streams to XML. We include LINQ coverage so you’re on the bleeding edge
  • Security. Once considered the Achilles heel of all Windows web applications, security has vastly improved and is a cornerstone of ASP.NET 3.5. This section explains the various forms of available security, and how to best apply them
  • Taking things further using advanced user interface techniques. This includes user controls, customer server controls, client–side JavaScript, and GDI+.
  • Web services. In an increasingly connected world, working with web services grows in importance. This book will show you how to work with them.
  • ASP.NET AJAX, with an emphasis on comtemporary web development techniques
  • Development using Internet Information Services 7, Microsoft’s premier web hosting platform.

Source Code/Downloads

Downloads are available to accompany this book.

Your operating system can likely extract zipped downloads automatically, but you may require software such as WinZip for PC, or StuffIt on a Mac.


If you think that you've found an error in this book, please let us know by emailing to editorial@apress.com . You will find any confirmed erratum below, so you can check if your concern has already been addressed.

On page 94:

The URL shown in Figures 3-6 and 3-7 (http://localhost/chapter04/Controls.asp) doesn't match the chapter or aspx page (ControlTree.aspx) shown in the text and available in the downloaded code for chapter 3.

(just a bit confusing...)


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