Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 in VB

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Apress, Sep 26, 2012 - Computers - 916 pages

This book is the most comprehensive and up to date introduction to ASP.NET ever written. Focusing solely on Visual Basic, with no code samples duplicated in other languages, award winning author Matthew MacDonald introduces you to the very latest thinking and best practices for the ASP.NET 4.5 technology.

Assuming no prior coding experience, you'll be taught everything you need to know from the ground up. Starting from first principals, you'll learn the skills you need to be an effective ASP.NET developer who is ready to progress to more sophisticated projects and professional work.

You'll be taught how to use object orientation and code-behind techniques to lay out your code clearly in a way other developers can easily understand. You'll learn how to query databases from within you web pages, spice up your layouts using ASP.NET AJAX and deploy your finished websites to production servers. You'll also learn how to debug your code when things go wrong and the performance and scalability issues that can affect your web projects as they grow.

With this book you can take your first steps towards becoming a successful ASP.NET developer with confidence.

What you’ll learn Learn everything you need to know to build ASP.NET 4.5 applications with confidence. Dive into the deepest, broadest, introductory ASP.NET coverage available. Be guided by an award winning author who will steadily progress your knowledge from first principals to advanced techniques over the course of the book. Who this book is for

This book is ideal for anyone new to .NET development who wants to learn how ASP.NET 4.5 works. No prior programming knowledge is assumed and all concepts are explained from first principals.

Table of ContentsPart 1: Introducing .NET
1. The .NET Framework
2. The C# Language
3. Types, Objects, and Namespace

Part 2: Developing ASP.NET Applications
4. Visual Studio
5. Web Form Fundamentals
6. Web Controls
7. Error Handling, Logging, and Tracing
8. State Management

Part 3: Building Better Web Forms
9. Validation
10.Rich Controls
11.User Controls and Graphics
12.Styles, Themes, and Master Pages
13.Website Navigation

Part 4: Working with Data
14.ADO.NET Fundamentals
15.Data Binding
16.The Data Controls
17.Files and Streams
18.XML

Part 5: Website Security
19.Security Fundamentals
20.Membership
21.Profiles

Part 6: Advanced ASP.NET
22.Advanced ASP.NET Components
23.Caching
24.LINQ and the Entity Framework
25.ASP.NET AJAX
26.Deploying ASP.NET Applications
 

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Contents

PART 1 Introducing NET
2
PART 2 Developing ASPNET Applications
73
Part 3 Building Better Web Forms
261
PART 4 Working with Data
418
Part 5 Website Security
603
Part 6 Advanced ASPNET
686
Index
855
Contents
vii
About the Author
xxvii
About the Technical Reviewers
xxviii
Acknowledgments
xxix
Copyright

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Matthew MacDonald is an author, educator, and MCSD developer who has a passion for emerging technologies. He is a regular writer for developer journals such as Inside Visual Basic, ASPToday, and Hardcore Visual Studio .NET, and he's the author of several books about programming with .NET, including User Interfaces in VB .NET: Windows Forms and Custom Controls, The Book of VB .NET, and .NET Distributed Applications. In a dimly- remembered past life, he studied English literature and theoretical physics. Send e-mail with praise, condemnation, and everything in between, to p2p@prosetech.com.

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