Professional ASP.NET 2.0

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Bill Evjen
John Wiley & Sons, 2006 - Computers - 1253 pages
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All new, for ASP.NET 2.0, this bestselling book providesexperienced developers with real-world examples of the powerful newtime-saving, code-saving features in this new version. Seasonedauthor and International .NET Association founder Bill Evjen alongwith Scott Hanselman help developers make a smooth transition tothis new version of ASP.NET with their clear explanations of eventhe most dramatic changes.

Helpful examples in both VB and C# clearly show how to buildASP.NET 2.0 applications.

Some of the key chapters and topics you'll find in this bookinclude:

  • 4 chapters on server controls, including an entire chapterdedicated to the controls that are new to ASP.NET 2.0
  • A chapter each on the new Master Pages and Themes/Skinsfeatures in ASP.NET 2.0
  • 2 chapters on data presentation
  • Data Management with ADO.NET discussing some of the radicalASP.NET 2.0 changes incorporated in ADO.NET
  • Personalization, Membership, and Role Management
  • A complete chapter on Portal Frameworks and the popular new WebParts functionality of ASP.NET 2.0
  • Security beyond the built in membership and role managementfeatures
  • Caching including the new SQL cache invalidation feature inASP.NET 2.0
  • Proper debugging and error handling techniques for yourapplications
  • Building your own server controls and HttpHandlers
  • Business Objects, Mobile Development, XML Web Services
  • Configuring, Administering, managing, packaging, and deployingASP.NET 2.0 Applications

According to Brian Goldfarb, Microsoft Product Manager - WebPlatform and Tools Division, this book "... is a solid one,Professional ASP.NET 2.0 and I recommend to anyone who is seriousabout working with VS 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 -- Bill Evjen, ScottHanselman, Farhan Muhammad, Devin Rader, Srinivasa Sivakumar alldid a fantastic job putting together a great read with easy tounderstand examples and high-quality guidance. This is a must-havefor every ASP.NET developers bookshelf (I already have 2 on mine:))"

  

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Contents

Hello ASP NET 2 0
1
Visual Studio 2005
21
Application and Page Frameworks
45
ASP NET Server Controls and ClientSide Scripts
93
HTML Server Controls
108
ClientSide Callback
120
Summary
130
ASP NET 2 0 Web Server Controls
183
Membership and Role Management
583
Portal Frameworks and Web Parts
631
Security
669
State Management
705
Caching
741
Caching Programmatically
750
Tracing
775
Summary
804

Validation Server Controls
215
Working with Master Pages
249
Themes and Skins
279
Collections and Lists
299
Data Binding in ASP NET 2 0
333
Other Databound Controls
384
Data Management with ADO NET
389
Summary
452
XmlReader and XmlWriter
461
DataSets
479
Site Navigation
499
TreeView Server Control
509
SiteMap Data Provider
538
Summary
550
Personalization
551
User Controls Server Controls Modules and HttpHandlers
857
Modules and Handlers
929
Summary
947
Mobile Development
977
Using StyleSheets
983
Summary
1021
Consuming a Simple XML Web Service
1034
Configuration
1059
Summary
1097
ASP NET SnapIn
1120
Summary
1132
Summary
1170
ASP NET Online Resources
1193
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Bill Evjen is an active proponent of .NET technologies and community-based learning initiatives for .NET. He has been actively involved with .NET since the first bits were released in 2000. In the same year, Bill founded the St. Louis .NET User Group (www.stlnet.org), one of the world?s first such groups. Bill is also the founder and executive director of the International .NET Association (www.ineta.org), which represents more than 375,000 members worldwide.
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Bill is an acclaimed author and speaker on ASP.NET and XMLWeb services. He has written or co-written Professional C#, Third Edition; Professional VB.NET, Third Edition; and ASP.NET 2.0 Beta Preview (all Wrox titles), as well as ASP.NET Professional Secrets, XMLWeb Services for ASP.NET, Web Services Enhancements: Understanding the WSE for Enterprise Applications, Visual Basic .NET Bible, and ASP.NET Professional Secrets (all published by Wiley). In addition to writing, Bill is a speaker at numerous conferences, including DevConnections, VSLive, and TechEd.
Bill is a Technical Director for Reuters, the international news and financial services company, and he travels the world speaking to major financial institutions about the future of the IT industry. He was graduated from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, with a Russian language degree. When he isn?t tinkering on the computer, he can usually be found at his summer house in Toivakka, Finland. You can reach Bill at evjen@yahoo.com. He presently keeps his weblog at www.geekswithblogs.net/evjen.

Scott Hanselman is currently the Chief Architect at the Corillian Corporation (NASDAQ: CORI), an eFinance enabler. He has more than 13 years? experience developing software in C, C++, VB, COM, and certainly in VB.NET and C#. Scott is proud to be both a Microsoft RD as well as an MVP for both ASP.NET and Solutions Architecture. Scott has spoken at dozens of conferences worldwide, including three TechEds and the North African DevCon. He is a primary contributor to ?newtelligence DasBlog Community Edition 1.7,? the most popular open-source ASP.NET blogging software hosted on SourceForge.
This is the third book Scott has worked on for Wrox and certainly the most fun. His thoughts on the Zen of .NET, programming, and Web Services can be found on his blog at www.computerzen.com. He welcomes email and PayPal?ed money at scott@hanselman.com.

Farhan Muhammad is the Chief Architect of ILM Professional Service. He is also the Microsoft Regional Director (RD) for the U.S. North Central region. As an RD, he focuses on providing the vital link between Microsoft and the developer community. He has been a board member at the International .NET Association (INETA), where he actively helped support developers? communities worldwide. He leads the Twin Cities .NET User Group, a developers? community of more than 1,200 members in Minnesota dedicated to sharing .NET knowledge among developers. He has also written Real World ASP.NET Best Practices (Apress, 2003).

S. Srinivasa Sivakumar is a Solution Architect for Microsoft India. Srinivasa has co-written more than 15 books and more than 40 technical articles for major publications. A list of his published materials is available at www3.brinkster.com/webguru/.

Devin Rader is an Infragistics Technology Evangelist and is responsible for writing Infragistics reference applications and .NET technology articles, as well as the worldwide delivery of Infragistics? technology demonstrations. Devin is an active member and leader for the International .NET Association (INETA) and believes strongly in the software development community. He helped found the St. Louis .NET Users Group in November 2000 and is a frequent speaker at community events nationwide. Devin writes the monthly ASP.NET Tips & Tricks column for ASP.NET Pro magazine, as well as .NET technology articles for MSDN Online. He has served as the sole technical editor for a number of works, including Web Services Enhancements: Understanding the WSE for Enterprise Applications, ASP.NET Professional Secrets, and ASP.NET 2.0 Beta Preview (all published by Wiley).

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