The recipes in this book, which run the gamut from simple coding techniques to more comprehensive development strategies, are presented in the popular Problem-Solution-Discussion format of the O'Reilly Cookbook series. As with the first edition, every solution is coded in both C# and Visual Basic 2005.
Among the additions and revisions to this new edition are:
Three new chapters, including 25 new recipes for Master and Content pages, Personalization using Profiles and Themes, Custom Web Parts, and more
New code for every solution, rewritten to take advantage of features and techniques new to ASP.NET 2.0 and available for download
The "ASP.NET 2.0 Cookbook" continues to provide the most comprehensive coverage you'll find anywhere of:
Tabular controls, including the new GridView control
Data validation, including the new ASP.NET 2.0 validation controls, as well as techniques for performing your own validation programmatically
User and custom controls
Error handling, performance tuning, and caching
Whether you're new to ASP.NET or an experienced Microsoft developer, with "ASP.NET 2.0 Cookbook," deliverance from a long day (or night) at your computer could be just one recipeaway.
Michael A. Kittel is a developer for Lexis Law Publishing, and was an early adopter of ASP.NET in a production environment.More recently, Geoff has been focusing his attention on developing web applications using ASP and ASP.NET. Geoffrey T. LeBlond is the co-author of Using 1-2-3, the first computer book that sold over 1 million copies. Geoff is the author of numerous computer books, and was the developer of Oriel, an early scripting language for Microsoft Windows.