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Learn to build dynamic web sites with Microsoft WebMatrix
Taking a task-oriented approach to learning, this practical guide shows you why WebMatrix is an ideal entry-level tool for developing web sites using ASP.NET. The author duo arms you with the basics of what WebMatrix is, how it works, how to get the most out of it, and the other technologies you need to know in order to become a successful developer, including HTML, CSS, and SQL. You'll discover how WebMatrix integrates with an open source web application gallery and includes valuable coding and database support. Best of all: no prior experience with web development is assumed, allowing you to confidently dive into using WebMatrix today.
Beginning ASP.NET Web Pages with WebMatrix:
Details how to design pages and sites using HTML, CSS, and the new Razor syntax
Highlights ways to program and add interactivity to your site
Covers what's in the Packages Administration tool and explains how to use the Web Helper packages
Uncovers debugging your web applications, maintaining security,and handling errors
Addresses optimizing your site and putting it into production
Teaches you the basics of the C# programming language
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About the Author
is a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and the Operations Director of ITEC Systems, which develops ITRIS Recruitment Software. He's worked with WebMatrix since its first Beta release, answering user questions on the product and blogging about it at www.mikesdotnetting.com.
Imar Spaanjaars is a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and runs his own company called De Vier Koeden, specializing in consultancy and development of Internet and intranet applications built with Microsoft technologies like ASP.NET.