ASP.NET Data Web Controls Kick Start

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Sams, 2003 - Computers - 418 pages
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Utilizing the more advanced features of the Data Web Controls has many developers stumped. These controls are fairly simple to use when it comes to simple data display. However, they can do much more than merely present data. For example, the DataGrid Web Control allows for sorting, paging, and editing of data. In addition, these controls allow for templating of data, which can be used to provide more complex views. The DataGrid, DataList, and Repeater forum on the Microsoft ASP.NET Forums received more than 2,100 posts in the first month and a half of use, or over 35 posts per day on average. As the Web master of an ASP.NET Web site, Scott has also received numerous emails from readers and visitors asking questions about these Web Controls. ASP.NET Data Web Controls is likely to be an indispensable item in every ASP.NET developer's toolbox.

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As editor and main contributor to 4GuysFromRolla.com, a popular ASP/ASP.NET resource Web site, Scott Mitchell has authored hundreds of articles on Microsoft Web Technologies since 1998. In addition to his vast collection of online article, Scott has written three previous books on ASP/ASP.NET: Sams Teach Yourself Active Server Pages 3.0 in 21 Days (Sams); Designing Active Server Pages (O'Reilly); and ASP.NET: Tips, Tutorials, and Code (Sams). Scott has also written a number of magazine articles, including articles for Microsoft's MSDN Magazine and asp.netPRO.

Scott's non-writing accomplishments include speaking at numerous ASP/ASP.NET user groups across the country and at ASP.NET conferences. Scott has also taught three ASP.NET classes at the University of California┐San Diego University Extension. Additionally, he created WebForums.NET, which was purchased by Microsoft and transformed into the ASP.NET Forums (with numerous enhancements added by Rob Howard and his team). The ASP.NET Forums can be visited online at http://www.asp.net/Forums/. Currently, Scott is wrapping up his master's degree in computer science at the University of California┐San Diego. Scott can be reached at mitchell@4guysfromrolla.com.

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