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ASP.NET 3.5 For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05217-4
436 pages
February 2011
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know ASP.NET and

Visual Web Developer 7

Chapter 1: Understanding Microsoft’s Web Technologies 9

Chapter 2: Getting Up and Running  21

Chapter 3: Creating a Useful ASP.NET Site 37

Chapter 4: Managing Data and Other CRUD 47

Chapter 5: Handling User Input and Events 61

Part II: Immersing Yourself in Data 75

Chapter 6: Fetching and Presenting Data with SqlDataSource 77

Chapter 7: LINQ as a Data Language 99

Chapter 8: Using LINQ to SQL and the LinqDataSource 121

Chapter 9: Creating and Consuming Diverse Data 143

Part III: Enhancing the Interface and

User Experience 163

Chapter 10: Common Elements: Style Sheets, Master Pages, and Skins 165

Chapter 11: Adding Navigation with TreeView, Menu,

Breadcrumb, and SiteMap .179

Chapter 12: Web Standards, Page Layout, and Usability  193

Chapter 13: Designing the ListView and Other Templated Controls .207

Chapter 14: Dynamic Effects, Images, and Rollovers 223

Chapter 15: Enhancing Pages with the AJAX Control Toolkit 239

Chapter 16: Creating and Displaying Rich Content 255

Part IV: Tracking Users, Controlling Access,

and Implementing Security 271

Chapter 17: Site Security Using Authentication and Membership 273

Chapter 18: Creating a Shopping Cart with Profiles 291

Chapter 19: Validation in Depth 315


Part V: Getting the Bugs Out and

Handling Runtime Errors   331

Chapter 20: Debugging and Tracing Pages 333

Chapter 21: Avoiding Crashes by Handling Exceptions 349

Chapter 22: Ten Tips on Deploying Your Web Application 365

Chapter 23: Ten Tips to Success with ASP.NET 379

Index 385