Create next generation web applications with the latest version of Microsoft’s revolutionary technology. Pro ASP.NET 2.0 in VB 2005, Special Edition is all about ASP.NET 2.0 and how you can make it work for you. Its not a language reference but a volume of hardwon, practical, usable advice that you can use to build sophisticated, scalable, secure, and reliable web applications, services, and sites. The new features in the language and API are clearly identified for youso if you are coming from an earlier version of ASP.NET, you’ll not only sail through the basics but you’ll also get a great refresher in what you already know. Should you want to you can go straight to the important changes and get into them as quickly as possible. In this book, you’ll learn everything you need to master ASP.NET 2.0. If you’ve programmed with a previous version of ASP.NET, you’ll sail through the basics and quickly begin learning about the exciting new features in version 2.0. If you’ve never programmed with ASP.NET, you’ll find that this book provides a well paced tour that leads through all the fundamentals, along with a backstage pass that lets you see how the ASP.NET internals really work. In this book, you’ll learn how to use, customize, and extend all these features.
Laurence Moroney is the Director of Technology Evangelism at Mainsoft, the crossplatform development company. He has over 10 years in software development and architecture, specializing in interoperability, security and performance in such diverse environments as Casinos, Jails, the Border Patrol, Airports, Professional Soccer and Financial Services. He has written several books on computing, including some on Web Services Security, ASP.NET and Java/.NET interoperability, as well as dozens of articles on various technology issues. He lives in Sammamish, Washington with wife Rebecca and children Claudia and Christopher. His blog is at www.philotic.com, where you can find lots of Atlas and other development resources.
Matthew MacDonald (Editor) 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, ASPToday, 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. In a dimly remembered past life, he studied English literature and theoretical physics. Send email to him with praise, condemnation, and everything in between, to firstname.lastname@example.org.