ASP.NET allows web sites to display unique pages for eachvisitor rather than show the same static HTML pages. The release ofASP.NET 2.0 is a revolutionary leap forward in the area of webapplication development. It brings with it a wealth of new andexciting built-in functions that reduce the amount of code you'llneed to write for even the most common applications.
With more than 50 new server controls, the number of classesinside ASP.NET 2.0 has more than doubled, and, in many cases, thechanges in this new version are dramatic. This book will alert youto every new feature and capability that ASP.NET 2.0 provides sothat you'll be prepared to put these new technologies intoaction.
What you will learn from this book
Who this book is for
This book is for experienced programmers and developers who arelooking to make the transition to ASP.NET 2.0.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by workingprogrammers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Scott Hanselman is currently the Chief Architect at theCorillian Corporation (NASDAQ: CORI), an eFinance enabler. He hasmore than 13 years’ experience developing software in C, C++,VB, COM, and certainly in VB.NET and C#. Scott is proud to be botha Microsoft RD as well as an MVP for both ASP.NET and SolutionsArchitecture. Scott has spoken at dozens of conferences worldwide,including three TechEds and the North African DevCon. He is aprimary contributor to “newtelligence DasBlog CommunityEdition 1.7,” the most popular open-source ASP.NET bloggingsoftware hosted on SourceForge.
This is the third book Scott has worked on for Wrox and certainlythe most fun. His thoughts on the Zen of .NET, programming, and WebServices can be found on his blog at www.computerzen.com. Hewelcomes email and PayPal’ed money email@example.com.
Farhan Muhammad is the Chief Architect of ILMProfessional Service. He is also the Microsoft Regional Director(RD) for the U.S. North Central region. As an RD, he focuses onproviding the vital link between Microsoft and the developercommunity. He has been a board member at the International .NETAssociation (INETA), where he actively helped supportdevelopers’ communities worldwide. He leads the Twin Cities.NET User Group, a developers’ community of more than 1,200members in Minnesota dedicated to sharing .NET knowledge amongdevelopers. He has also written Real World ASP.NET BestPractices (Apress, 2003).
S. Srinivasa Sivakumar is a Solution Architect forMicrosoft India. Srinivasa has co-written more than 15 books andmore than 40 technical articles for major publications. A list ofhis published materials is available atwww3.brinkster.com/webguru/.
Devin Rader is an Infragistics Technology Evangelist andis responsible for writing Infragistics reference applications and.NET technology articles, as well as the worldwide delivery ofInfragistics’ technology demonstrations. Devin is an activemember and leader for the International .NET Association (INETA)and believes strongly in the software development community. Hehelped found the St. Louis .NET Users Group in November 2000 and isa frequent speaker at community events nationwide. Devin writes themonthly ASP.NET Tips & Tricks column for ASP.NET Promagazine, as well as .NET technology articles for MSDN Online. Hehas served as the sole technical editor for a number of works,including Web Services Enhancements: Understanding the WSE forEnterprise Applications, ASP.NET Professional Secrets, andASP.NET 2.0 Beta Preview (all published byWiley).