ASP.NET with Visual Basic 2008 Training


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This ASP.NET training course teaches students to use Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Basic 2008 to build ASP.NET 3.5 Web pages. You'll gain an understanding of the architecture behind ASP.NET 3.5 and how to use the various ASP.NET 3.5 server controls. You'll learn to create consistent web sites using Master Pages, add membership features, configure and deploy ASP.NET 3.5 applications, to authenticate users and limit their access to resources, manage state, direct users using Site Navigation tools, debug .NET and JavaScript code, and to display and edit data using ASP.NET and ADO.NET. In addition, you'll learn about new ASP.NET 3.5 features, such as support for LINQ (Language Integrated Query), CSS tools, nested master pages, and more.

  1. Introduction
    1. A Review of Classic ASP
    2. ASP.NET Web Applications
    3. Rendering HTML with Server Controls
    4. Data Binding in ASP.NET
    5. Web Development Using Visual Studio
  2. Working with Controls
    1. Introduction to Web Controls
    2. Simple Input Controls
    3. HyperLink and Button Controls
    4. List Controls
    5. Controlling Focus
  3. Using Rich Server Controls
    1. Introduction to Rich Controls
    2. The Calendar Control
    3. The AdRotator Control
    4. The XML Control
  4. Accessing Data
    1. Overview of ADO.NET
    2. Connecting to Data
    3. Executing Commands
    4. Working with Data
    5. Choosing an ADO.NET Provider
  5. LINQ
    1. Language Integrated Query
    2. LINQ Syntax
    3. LINQ to SQL
    4. LINQ to DataSets
    5. LINQ to XML
  6. Configuration
    1. Configuration Overview
    2. Using the Web Site Administration Tool
    3. Programming Configuration Files
    4. Encrypting Configuration Sections
  7. Data Binding
    1. Introducing Data Source Controls
    2. Reading and Write Data Using the SqlDataSource Control
    3. Displaying and Editing Middle-Tier Data using the ObjectDataSource Control
    4. Displaying XML Data Using the XmlDataSource Control
  8. Validating User Input
    1. Overview of ASP.NET Validation Controls
    2. Using the Simple Validators
    3. Using the Complex Validators
    4. Summarizing Results with the ValidationSummary Control
    5. Separating Validation into Validation Groups
  9. CSS
    1. Introducing Cascading Style Sheets
    2. Investigating Styles
    3. Using Visual Studio 2008's Tools for Working with Styles
  10. Themes and Master Pages
    1. Creating a Consistent Web Site
    2. ASP.NET 2.0 Themes
    3. Master Pages
  11. Site Navigation
    1. ASP.NET Web Site Navigation
    2. Creating an XML Site Map File
    3. Site Navigation Controls
    4. Using the Site Navigation API
    5. URL Mapping
    6. Security Trimming
  12. Displaying Data with the GridView Control
    1. Introducing the GridView Control
    2. Filter Data in the GridView Control
    3. Allow Users to Select from a DropDownList in the Grid
    4. Add a Hyperlink to the Grid
    5. Deleting a Row and Handling Errors
  13. Managing State
    1. Preserving State in Web Applications
    2. Page-Level State
    3. Using Cookies to Preserve State
    4. ASP.NET Session State
    5. Storing Objects in Session State
    6. Configuring Session State
    7. Setting Up an Out-of-Process State Server
    8. Storing Session State in SQL Server
    9. Using Cookieless Session IDs
    10. Application State
  14. Managing Users with ASP.NET's Membership Features
    1. Introduction to Membership and Roles
    2. Using Membership Controls
    3. Writing Code to Interact with Membership and Roles
  15. Server Debugging
    1. Server-Side Code Debugging in ASP.NET
    2. Using the Visual Debugger
    3. Debugging Exceptions and Handling Errors
    4. Debugging Stored Procedures
  16. Client-Side and Advanced Debugging
    1. Client-side Code Debugging in ASP.NET
    2. Debugging Client-Side JavaScript
    3. Custom Data Visualizers
    4. Debugging .NET Framework Source Code

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