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Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET in 21 Days, Second Edition offers an approachalbe guide to the latest in Microsoft .NET technologies. The author's example-packed and accessible presentation style helped make the previous edition a success. The book walks the reader through the .NET Framework and teaches techniques needed to program Web applications efficiently. For experienced user of the previous version of ASP, this title will serve as an invaluable "upgrade" tool. After covering Web Forms and Server Controls, the author explores at database access with ADO.NET and XML. An application will be built throughout the book to illustrate techniques learned each day. XML Web Services are covered in detail due to their tight integration with ASP.NET applications. Overall this title will make ASP.NET accessible for just about anyone, with or without exposure to the older ASP standard.
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Ideal for anyone new to Web programming on Windows and for anyone making the leap from the older ASP to the new ASP.NET, Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET in 21 Days offers an approachable guide to the latest in Microsoft .NET technologies. The author's example-packed and accessible presentation style help make this title a success.
In a three-week lesson plan (actually this book has 23 lessons, plus three extra "bonus" weekly sample programs), this text walks the reader through the essential APIs and programming techniques needed to use ASP.NET effectively. For those with some previous ASP experience, this book shows what's different (and better) in ASP.NET. (In fact, every chapter has a section marked "But That's Not ASP!" where the author points out gotchas and tips for navigating the richness and complexity of the new ASP.NET.)
After covering basic Web Forms and controls, the author looks at database support and ADO.NET, then XML, in subsequent sections. He uses an online banking application, which is enhanced after each full week, to show off techniques from each group of lessons. (His final, fanciful "BananaMobile" online application, however, might be a bit off the mark for some business readers.) Along the way, there's good coverage here of Web services and the basics of configuring and deploying ASP.NET applications on live servers. A late section on mobile controls glances at Mobile Web controls.
Like other titles in the Teach Yourself series, every lesson presents the reader with a handful of questions (usually about a half dozen), with thorough answers provided in a reference appendix. In all, this title will make ASP.NET accessible for just about anyone, with or without exposure to the older ASP standard. Clearly written and well organized, the author covers a lot of material but doesn't get bogged down with the somewhat daunting details of .NET. --Richard DraganAbout the Author:
Chris Payne has had a passion for computers and writing since a youngage. He holds a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering fromBoston University. Chris supported himself through college by working as anindependent consultant and by writing technical articles focused on Webdevelopment. Currently making his home in Orlando, Florida with his wife, Chrisis working as a Web developer and continuing his career as an author of bothtechnical and fictional material.
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