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This is the most complete and comprehensive book on ASP.NET 3.5 SP1. Period.
Also, the entire book is available in PDF format on the included CD-ROM, along with seven Wrox Blox titles.
Chapters 1 through 5 explain the core concepts of the ASP.NET Framework: Application & Page objects, server-side controls vs. client-side scripts, web server control details, validation controls, and master pages. These concepts should be familiar to experience ASP.NET developers.
There are a number of chapters devoted to other ASP.NET specific features. These include:
- Data Binding
- User Controls
- Caching & State Management
Other chapters illustrate how to take advantage of core .NET Framework features within your ASP.NET applications:
- LINQ Queries
- Business Objects
- Entity Framework
- ADO.NET Data Services
There is also a detailed explanation of ASP.NET AJAX and the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit in chapters 19 and 20.
The four appendices provide background information on migration from previous versions of ASP.NET, working with Silverlight 2 and ASP.NET, how ASP.NET MVC fits into the ASP.NET Framework, and related online resources for developers.
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