ASP.NET programmers are familiar with the rich server-side programming in the ASP.NET/.NET Framework. ASP.NET AJAX adds many similar client-side features giving ASP.NET developers a feature-rich client-side framework for the first time. This book explains how ASP.NET AJAX simulates many of the rich programming features of the ASP.NET/.NET Framework on the client side. Packed with extensive real-world examples, in-depth descriptions, and code walkthroughs—all tested with both ASP.NET 2.0 and ASP.NET 3.5—this book provides thorough coverage of both the ASP.NET AJAX client-side and server-side frameworks. You'll learn how these frameworks harmonize to meetyour AJAX-enabled application needs. This hands-on approach gives you the skills and knowledge you need to develop real ASP.NET AJAX applications.
What you will learn from this book
Techniques for event programming and event bubbling
Ways to develop client components, controls, and behaviors
Networking programming and Web services bridges and transformers
How to develop script and extender server controls
Internals of asynchronous partial page rendering and triggers and using UpdatePanel in user controls and custom controls
Techniques for extending xml-script parsing
ListView internals and how to develop data controls, templates, templated controls, and templated data controls
Who this book is for
This book is for ASP.NET developers who are looking to add AJAX to their repertoire.
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Shahram Khosravi, Ph.D. , is a senior software engineer, consultant, author, and instructor specializing in ASP.NET, Windows Communications Foundation (WCF), ASP.NET AJAX, Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), IIS7 and ASP.NET Integrated Programming, ADO.NET, Web services, .NET, and XML technologies such as XSD, XSLT, XPath, SOAP, and WSDL. He also has years of experience in object-oriented analysis, design, and programming, architectural and design patterns, service-oriented analysis, design, and programming, 3D computer graphics programming, user interface design, and usability.
Shahram is the author of the following four books: Professional ASP.NET 3.5 and .NET 3.5 Programming (ASP.NET Internals plus ASP.NET AJAX, IIS 7.0, Enterprise Library Application Blocks, Windows Workflow Foundation, and Windows Communication Foundation), ASP.NET AJAX Programmer’s Reference with ASP.NET 2.0 or ASP.NET 3.5 , Professional IIS7 and ASP.NET Integrated Programming , and Professional ASP.NET Server Control and Component Development . He has written articles on the ASP.NET, ADO.NET, .NET, and XML technologies for the industry’s leading magazines, such as Dr. Dobb’s Journal , asp.netPRO magazine, and Microsoft MSDN Online .