Taking a task-oriented approach to learning, this practical guide shows you why WebMatrix is an ideal entry-level tool for developing web sites using ASP.NET. The author duo arms you with the basics of what WebMatrix is, how it works, how to get the most out of it, and the other technologies you need to know in order to become a successful developer, including HTML, CSS, and SQL. You'll discover how WebMatrix integrates with an open source web application gallery and includes valuable coding and database support. Best of all: no prior experience with web development is assumed, allowing you to confidently dive into using WebMatrix today.
Beginning ASP.NET Web Pages with WebMatrix:
Details how to design pages and sites using HTML, CSS, and the new Razor syntax
Highlights ways to program and add interactivity to your site
Covers what's in the Packages Administration tool and explains how to use the Web Helper packages
Uncovers debugging your web applications, maintaining security,and handling errors
Addresses optimizing your site and putting it into production
Teaches you the basics of the C# programming language
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Imar Spaanjaars is a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and runs his own company called De Vier Koeden, specializing in consultancy and development of Internet and intranet applications built with Microsoft technologies like ASP.NET.
The greatest book out there on asp.net pages with webmatrix. Highly recommended.Published 1 month ago by EMEM UMOH
For a beginner like me it is a real god introduction to the web design. Lot of hands on experience. Some sections are somehow obsolete as the ASP. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I contacted one of the authors( Imar) from the wrox web site. he was very rude and arrogant. I had one simple question about the use of parenthesis. Read morePublished 4 months ago by robertlmccully
Wish Mike would write a follow-up that includes updates to WebMatrix and expand on the topics this book lays a good foundation for. Read morePublished 6 months ago by HR
WebMatrix is a relatively unknown Microsoft product (free) that developers can use to be build websites quickly. This is the best technical book I have found on the subject. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Daniel E. Maday
Excellent book! One part was confusing and I contacted the author and received an overnight response -- with the clearest of explanations.Published 17 months ago by D. Fashenpour
Yes this is a great intro to .net book. Love the way how this book teach you how to build a simple site.Published on May 4, 2012 by YvesG