What you will learn from this book
Who this book is for
This book is for beginners who have no previous experience in ASP, VB, XML, object-oriented programming, or the .NET framework. A little knowledge of HTML is useful, but not essential. All the concepts you need to create dynamic ASP.NET Web sites are presented and explained in full.
John Kauffman (Ogdensburg NY) is a trainer and writer working in Asia and North America specializing in connecting databases to the web. While teaching he keeps a list of student questions and mistakes and uses that information as the basis for future material in books.
Chris Hart (Birmingham, UK) is an application developer working on .NET Compact Framework / SQL CE for a UK parcel carrier company. She spent most of t he last four years in the technical editorial team at Wrox Press, and has been programming on a variety of systems since the age of 10. She spends most of her time working with Microsoft technologies, and has been heavily involved with .NET since it was first released as an early alpha preview.
Dave Sussman (Banbury UK) spent the first 10 years of his professional life as a developer, and he's now spent almost as much time as a full time writer. He's written over 25 books for Wrox Press, covering topics such as Access VBA, Visual Basic, ASP and .NET.
I am amazed that Wrox (AKA Wiley Publishing) would title a book in such a deceptive manner.
Purchased the book and first thing I did was read "What you need to use this... Read more
You'll find it extremely difficult to apply the examples in visual studio.net.
Some of the databases are missing from the downloaded code such as WroxDBAuth. Read more
The other reviewers stating there are many errors in this book are exaggerating the case. I found a few errors as is to be expected from any technical book but I also found a... Read morePublished on April 23 2004
There are more errors in this book than I've ever seen in any other. Typos, inconsistencies... The code seems to be fine, but it's VERY distracting when you're reading to notice... Read morePublished on April 8 2004