Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 in C#

  • 15h 31m
  • Matthew MacDonald
  • Apress
  • 2012

This book is the most comprehensive and up to date introduction to ASP.NET ever written. Focusing solely on C#, with no code samples duplicated in other languages, award winning author Matthew MacDonald introduces you to the very latest thinking and best practices for the ASP.NET 4.5 technology.

Assuming no prior coding experience, you'll be taught everything you need to know from the ground up. Starting from first principals, you'll learn the skills you need to be an effective ASP.NET developer who is ready to progress to more sophisticated projects and professional work.

You'll be taught how to use object orientation and code-behind techniques to lay out your code clearly in a way other developers can easily understand. You'll learn how to query databases from within you web pages, spice up your layouts using ASP.NET AJAX and deploy your finished websites to production servers. You'll also learn how to debug your code when things go wrong and the performance and scalability issues that can affect your web projects as they grow.

With you book you can take your first step towards becoming a successful ASP.NET developer with confidence.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn everything you need to know to build ASP.NET 4.5 applications with confidence.
  • Dive into the deepest, broadest, introductory ASP.NET coverage available.
  • Be guided by an award winning author who will steadily progress your knowledge from first principals to advanced techniques over the course of the book.

About the Author

Matthew MacDonald is an author, educator, and MCSD developer who has a passion for emerging technologies. He is a regular writer for developer journals such as Inside Visual Basic, ASPToday, and Hardcore Visual Studio .NET, and he's the author of several books about programming with .NET, including User Interfaces in VB .NET: Windows Forms and Custom Controls, The Book of VB .NET, and .NET Distributed Applications. In a dimly- remembered past life, he studied English literature and theoretical physics.

In this Book

  • The Big Picture
  • The C# Language
  • Types, Objects, and Namespaces
  • Visual Studio
  • Web Form Fundamentals
  • Web Controls
  • Error Handling, Logging, and Tracing
  • State Management
  • Validation
  • Rich Controls
  • User Controls and Graphics
  • Styles, Themes, and Master Pages
  • Website Navigation
  • ADO.NET Fundamentals
  • Data Binding
  • The Data Controls
  • Files and Streams
  • XML
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Membership
  • Profiles
  • Component-Based Programming
  • Caching
  • LINQ and the Entity Framework
  • Deploying ASP.NET Applications