ASP.NET allows web sites to display unique pages for each visitor rather than show the same static HTML pages. The release of ASP.NET 2.0 is a revolutionary leap forward in the area of web application development. It brings with it a wealth of new and exciting built-in functions that reduce the amount of code you'll need to write for even the most common applications.
With more than 50 new server controls, the number of classes inside ASP.NET 2.0 has more than doubled, and, in many cases, the changes in this new version are dramatic. This book will alert you to every new feature and capability that ASP.NET 2.0 provides so that you'll be prepared to put these new technologies into action.
What you will learn from this book
Who this book is for
This book is for experienced programmers and developers who are looking to make the transition to ASP.NET 2.0.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Scott Hanselman is currently the Chief Architect at the Corillian Corporation (NASDAQ: CORI), an eFinance enabler. He has more than 13 years’ experience developing software in C, C++, VB, COM, and certainly in VB.NET and C#. Scott is proud to be both a Microsoft RD as well as an MVP for both ASP.NET and Solutions Architecture. Scott has spoken at dozens of conferences worldwide, including three TechEds and the North African DevCon. He is a primary contributor to “newtelligence DasBlog Community Edition 1.7,” the most popular open-source ASP.NET blogging software hosted on SourceForge.
This is the third book Scott has worked on for Wrox and certainly the most fun. His thoughts on the Zen of .NET, programming, and Web Services can be found on his blog at www.computerzen.com. He welcomes email and PayPal’ed money at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Farhan Muhammad is the Chief Architect of ILM Professional Service. He is also the Microsoft Regional Director (RD) for the U.S. North Central region. As an RD, he focuses on providing the vital link between Microsoft and the developer community. He has been a board member at the International .NET Association (INETA), where he actively helped support developers’ communities worldwide. He leads the Twin Cities .NET User Group, a developers’ community of more than 1,200 members in Minnesota dedicated to sharing .NET knowledge among developers. He has also written Real World ASP.NET Best Practices (Apress, 2003).
S. Srinivasa Sivakumar is a Solution Architect for Microsoft India. Srinivasa has co-written more than 15 books and more than 40 technical articles for major publications. A list of his published materials is available at www3.brinkster.com/webguru/.
Devin Rader is an Infragistics Technology Evangelist and is responsible for writing Infragistics reference applications and .NET technology articles, as well as the worldwide delivery of Infragistics’ technology demonstrations. Devin is an active member and leader for the International .NET Association (INETA) and believes strongly in the software development community. He helped found the St. Louis .NET Users Group in November 2000 and is a frequent speaker at community events nationwide. Devin writes the monthly ASP.NET Tips & Tricks column for ASP.NET Pro magazine, as well as .NET technology articles for MSDN Online. He has served as the sole technical editor for a number of works, including Web Services Enhancements: Understanding the WSE for Enterprise Applications, ASP.NET Professional Secrets, and ASP.NET 2.0 Beta Preview (all published by Wiley).
This is a good book. Sorry for having to write so much. It is a study book what more can one say.Published on July 10, 2012 by Josie
As context, I programmed in classic ASP and had experience with Java and VB.NET prior to purchasing this book, but I had not really worked with ASP.NET. Read morePublished on August 24, 2007 by Amy E. Hawthorne
It is difficult to find one book that will tell you everything you need to know. I do believe this book makes an honorable attempt at showing you what you need to know to develop... Read morePublished on May 2, 2007 by Benjamen Eschenfelder
I bought this book before realizing that there was probably a newer edition "Professional ASP.NET 2. Read morePublished on November 12, 2006 by Wray Smallwood
Provides a great reference to almost all classes, excellent for the beginner. One suggestion would have been to create an entire application - step by step at the end of each... Read morePublished on November 9, 2006 by N. Rengenath
Don't say I did not warn you, this book is not for ASP.NET newbies. I'm fairly good with VB.NET and yet I simply can't use this book to learn ASP.Net. Read morePublished on August 26, 2006 by Xu Shaowu
The Wrox Press books are always well written and good for tutoring yourself in a new technology or enhancing your skills in an existing one.Published on July 25, 2006 by TLP
I only had experience with classic ASP and found the book very useful as an introduction to ASP.NET and the .NET class library. Read morePublished on June 26, 2006 by C. Studer
What I expect from series "professionals" - is not covering all topics on a level "how to drag a control from toolbox" but a deep discussion(why(background), what(internals) and... Read morePublished on June 16, 2006 by Baglai Slava