From the Back Cover
As you build your knowledge of the underlying ASP.NET platform, you'll also learn how to effectively use Visual Studio 2008 to build ASP.NET solutions that maximize the new AJAX capabilities.
What you will learn from this book
How the latest AJAX version is part of the .NET Framework 3.5, requiring no separate installation
The benefits of cross-platform compatibility within all the major up-level browsers that exist
Ways that Visual Studio works with AJAX-enabled pages
Techniques for testing, debugging, and deploying ASP.NET AJAX applications
Tips for building custom controls and working with animations
How to access databases and Web Services
Who this book is for
This book is for ASP.NET developers who are interested in using AJAX to enhance existing web sites or develop new, more interactive web applications.
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