Microsoft® ASP.NET 3.5 Step by Step

Errata for Microsoft® ASP.NET 3.5 Step by Step




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Information on Running Sample Files with IIS Some of the samples on the companion CD use IIS virtual directories, which must be mapped to the hard disk in the normal directory structure (not the Documents directory) for it to run successfully. Installing the sample tree in the normal directory structure violates Microsoft's security standards. To run the samples through IIS, copy the samples files to a directory somewhere other than c:Documents and map an IIS Virtual directory to the sample tree

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Page 56

Linq not required On page 56, a Note needs to be added before Step 6. The Note should read: Delete the following namespaces if they appear in your code in HelloWorld.aspx.cs: using System.Linq; using System.Xml.Linq;

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Page 83

Additional sentence needed in step 4 On page 83, an additional sentence is needed between the first and second sentences in step 4. The new sentence should read: "From the Tools menu select Choose Toolbox Items."

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Page 90

used in place of and On page 90, the 7th and 8th lines of the code sample in step 3 contains a mismatched tag. Change: output.Write(@"<span style= 'font-style: bold; font-size: x-large; color:Blue;'>");To: output.Write(""); output.Write("");

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Page 97

Incorrect code sample On page 97, the 10th - 16th lines of the code sample at the top of the page are incorrect. Change: output.Write("This is a palindrome: "); output.RenderBeginTag(HtmlTextWriterTag.Font); output.AddStyleAttribute(HtmlTextWriterStyle.Color, "blue"); output.RenderBeginTag(HtmlTextWriterTag.B); output.Write(Text); output.RenderEndTag(); // boldl output.RenderEndTag(); // fontTo: output.Write("This is not a palindrome: "); output.RenderBeginTag(HtmlTextWriterTag.Font); output.AddStyleAttribute(HtmlTextWriterStyle.Color, "red"); output.RenderBeginTag(HtmlTextWriterTag.B); output.Write(Text); output.RenderEndTag(); // bold output.RenderEndTag(); // font

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Page 105

Code sample missing line On page 105, the code sample in Step 2 for the PalindromeCheckerCompositeControl class is missing a line. Change: public class PalindromeCheckerCompositeControl : CompositeControl { protected TextBox textboxPalindrome; protected Button buttonCheckForPalindrome; protected Label labelForTextBox; protected LiteralControl literalcontrolPalindromeStatus; public event EventHandler PalindromeFound; ... // RenderContents method removed. } To: public class PalindromeCheckerCompositeControl : CompositeControl { protected TextBox textboxPalindrome; protected Button buttonCheckForPalindrome; protected Label labelForTextBox; protected LiteralControl literalcontrolPalindromeStatus; protected Table tablePalindromes; public event EventHandler PalindromeFound; ... // RenderContents method removed. }

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Page 183

Quotation marks placed in incorrect location On page 183, the third line of the code sample in Step 6 incorrectly places the opening quotation marks at the beginning of the line. Change: "Theme=Default"To: Theme="Default"

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Page 273

"!" should be "~" On page 273, the 16th line down in the code under Step 12 uses an invalid character. Change: To:

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Page 305

Instructions for creating UseDataList.aspx missing "using" statements On page 305, below the first sentence of Step 1 there is instructions missing for database access. Change: "1. Create a new page on the SessionState site named UseDataList.aspx. Add DataList to the page by copying the following code between the tags on the generated page. The DataList will display the elements in the .NET References table from the Access database we saw in Chapter 11." To: "1. Create a new page on the SessionState site named UseDataList.aspx. Add using directives for database access in UseDataList.aspx.cs: using System.Data.OleDb; using System.Data.Common;Add DataList to the page by copying the following code between the tags on the generated page. The DataList will display the elements in the .NET References table from the Access database we saw in Chapter 11."

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Page 306

Code sample missing information On page 306, the 3rd and 4th line of code from the top of the page is incomplete. Change: <asp:Button ID="SelectItem" runat="server" Text="Select Item" />To:

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Page 308

CreateSelectedItemsData should be CreateSelectedItemsTable On page 308, the first sentence of Step 4 contains an incorrect method name. Change: "Now add a method named CreateSelectedItemsData." To: "Now add a method named CreateSelectedItemsTable."

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Page 343

System.Web.Caching missing from code On page 343, the 6th line of code up from the bottom of the page is missing a namespace. Change: CacheItemPriority.Default,To: System.Web.Caching.CacheItemPriority.Default,

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Page 344

Step 6 is missing instructions On page 344, Step 6 is missing instructions to run the page and click on the "Save Table as XML" before adding the code. Change: "6. Call the CacheWithFileDependency() within the Page_Load method." To: "6. Run the page and click on the "Save Table as XML" button to create the XML and XSD files, then add code to Call the CacheWithFileDependency() within the Page_Load method." Microsoft Press is committed to providing informative and accurate books. All comments and corrections listed above are ready for inclusion in future printings of this book. If you have a later printing of this book, it may already contain most or all of the above corrections.

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