Advance your expertise with ASP.NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework—and build dynamic Web solutions that can run on any browser or mobile device. This guide expertly balances coverage of ASP.NET infrastructure with practical, hands-on examples you can modify for your own Web applications and services. As you examine ASP.NET infrastructure—including the HTTP runtime, standard and custom controls, configuration, and security issues—you’ll learn techniques and best practices for building high-performance, effective, and functional solutions. Whether you’re creating a dynamic portal application or a corporate intranet, this must-have reference demonstrates how to use ASP.NET to accelerate your productivity—and shave precious hours off your development time.
Discover how to:
Access data using ADO.NET
Master the DataGrid control to display, edit, and page through data
Program page forms to enable multiple forms and pop-up windows
Use ASP.NET mobile controls to write one application that can run on multiple devices
Write statefull session-based Web services
Reuse common UI elements across applications with Web Forms user controls
Use inheritance to modify existing ASP.NET controls for your own programs
Create data-bound and templated custom controls from scratch
Deliver dynamically generated images to the Web with GDI+
Learn state management techniques that help optimize scalability
Get best practices for writing attack-resistant code
Configure ASP.NET files for deployment and fine-tune application performance
Configure the HTTP pipeline to serve ASP.NET pages
Dino Esposito is a well-known ASP.NET, AJAX, and Microsoft Silverlight® expert who has written or co-written several popular books, including Microsoft ASP.NET and Ajax: Architecting Web Applications and Programming Microsoft ASP.NET 4. He is a regular contributor to MSDN® Magazine and speaks at industry events such as DevConnections and Microsoft TechEd.