The book provides exhaustive coverage of ASP.NET, guiding you from your first steps right up to the most advanced techniques, such as querying databases from within a web page and tuning your site for optimal performance. Within these pages, you’ll find tips for best practices and comprehensive discussions of key database and XML principles you need to know in order to be effective with ASP.NET. The book also emphasizes the invaluable coding techniques of object orientation and codebehind, which will start you off on the track to building real-world web sites right from the beginningrather than just faking it with simplified coding practices.
Matthew MacDonald is an author, educator, and MCSD developer who has a passion for emerging technologies. He is a regular writer for developer journals such as Inside Visual Basic, ASP Today, and Hardcore Visual Studio .NET, and hes the author of several books about programming with .NET, including User Interfaces in VB .NET Windows Forms and Custom Controls, The Book of VB .NET, and .NET Distributed Applications.