From the Back Cover
Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 Databases Beta Preview
ASP.NET 2.0 will bring sweeping changes to the ASP database landscape. This introduction to adding data to your Web site with the public beta prepares you for the changes. You can take a first-hand look at the promised developer productivity improvements and decide whether or not they'll benefit your applications.
You will move in a logical progression from connecting to displaying to changing data, including alternate data types, presentation enhancements, and more. The authors guide you around the pitfalls, explain the peculiarities, and provide you with best practices using real-world business situations. Packed with examples and explanations, plus Q&A review at the end of each chapter, this book focuses entirely on the new techniques in ASP.NET version 2.0 and will have you ahead of the curve for the new version final release.
What you will learn from this book
- Fundamentals of connecting your Web pages to databases
- Complete scenarios with SQL Server, Oracle®, MySQL®, Access, and XML
- Tricks and traps to displaying data in grids, lists, and trees
- How to allow users to change, add, and delete data
- Techniques for creating data objects and events and handling data errors
Who this book is for
This book is for database developers seeking a Web front end or Web programmers who want to add data to a site. You must have a basic knowledge of HTML and database design. Some experience with the ASP.NET 2.0 beta is helpful.
"Simple, straightforward tutorials and a conversational style make this book approachable to the novice developer, while also demonstrating several real-world scenarios and tips that will be appreciated by those already familiar with the basics."
Bradley Millington, Program Manager, Web Platform and Tools Team, Microsoft Corporation
About the Author
has written numerous books about ASP and the incorporation of data into ASP pages. Born in Philadelphia and educated at Penn State, he has lived, taught, and programmed on three continents as he follows his wife’s diplomatic assignments.
When not writing, he spends his time sailing, teaching electronics to high school groups, and chauffeuring his kids to hockey and music practices.