All new, for ASP.NET 2.0, this bestselling book provides experienced developers with real-world examples of the powerful new time-saving, code-saving features in this new version. Seasoned author and International .NET Association founder Bill Evjen along with Scott Hanselman help developers make a smooth transition to this new version of ASP.NET with their clear explanations of even the most dramatic changes. Helpful examples in both VB and C# clearly show how to build ASP.NET 2.0 applications. Some of the key chapters and topics you'll find in this book include: 4 chapters on server controls, including an entire chapter dedicated to the controls that are new to ASP.NET 2.0 A chapter each on the new Master Pages and Themes/Skins features in ASP.NET 2.0 2 chapters on data presentation Data Management with ADO.NET discussing some of the radical ASP.NET 2.0 changes incorporated in ADO.NET Personalization, Membership, and Role Management A complete chapter on Portal Frameworks and the popular new Web Parts functionality of ASP.NET 2.0 Security beyond the built in membership and role management features Caching including the new SQL cache invalidation feature in ASP.NET 2.0 Proper debugging and error handling techniques for your applications Building your own server controls and HttpHandlers Business Objects, Mobile Development, XML Web Services Configuring, Administering, managing, packaging, and deploying ASP.NET 2.0 Applications According to Brian Goldfarb, Microsoft Product Manager - Web Platform and Tools Division, this book "... is a solid one, Professional ASP.NET 2.0 and I recommend to anyone who is serious about working with VS 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 -- Bill Evjen, Scott Hanselman, Farhan Muhammad, Devin Rader, Srinivasa Sivakumar all did a fantastic job putting together a great read with easy to understand examples and high-quality guidance. This is a must-have for every ASP.NET developers bookshelf (I already have 2 on mine :))"
Author: Bill Evjen