July 12, 2000
O'Reilly Updates Active Server Pages in a Nutshell
Sebastopol, CA--O'Reilly's just-released second edition of the popular
ASP in a Nutshell offers the high-quality documentation that developers
need to create effective Active Server Page (ASP) applications. ASP's
language independence and simplicity of use have made it one of the
leading technologies for developing web applications. Updated to
thoroughly cover the latest version, ASP 3.0 as included with Windows
ASP in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition focuses on how features
are used in
a real application and highlights little-known or undocumented aspects.
O'Reilly & Associates' renowned In a Nutshell series is the perfect format
for ASP developers who want in-depth, no-fluff information in a concise
and easy-to-use desktop reference.
ASP in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition begins
with overviews of ASP and Microsoft's Internet Information Server 5.0,
followed by a complete Object Reference. Each object listing includes
descriptions, properties, collections, methods, events, accessory
files/required DLLs, and troubleshooting-including real-world uses,
tips and tricks, and author experiences. Also included is a Component
Reference, covering ActiveX Data Objects, the Ad Rotator, the Browser
capabilities component, the File System Object, and many more.
ASP in a Nutshell, 2nd Editionenables even experienced web developers
to create more powerful and elegant ASP applications.
What some critics said about the previous edition:
"A good reference guide that will help both neophyte and more
experienced ASP web developers... packed with solid information
that will undoubtedly find a premium spot on the bookshelves of
experienced ASP programmers."
About O'Reilly's New Edition Discount
-Keith Schengili-Roberts, Computer Paper, Jan 2000
"An in-depth resource that provides web developers with all the
essential information for creating effective Active Server Pages
(ASP) applications and shows experienced developers how to take
their ASP applications to greater heights."
-Forecast, June 1999
"Continuing the enormous success of the O'Reilly 'In a Nutshell'
series of reference works, ASP in a Nutshell rolls up its sleeves and
delves deep into the inner workings of this handy technology. Not
intended as a catch-all guide, the book is nonetheless an
invaluable work, taking time to spell out in succinct terms the
various commands together with their associated switches and
parameters. This is a must have for anyone who's serious about
getting the most from ASP and NT servers."
-amazon.co.uk, Feb 2000
If you have the first edition of ASP in a Nutshell, O'Reilly will
give you a
30% discount on the purchase price of the newer edition on orders
directly from the publisher. You must send in the original title page to
get the discount-no photocopies allowed. If you have any questions or
comments, please contact a representative from O'Reilly's Customer
Service department (800-998-9938) or email
ASP in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition:
A Desktop Quick Reference
By A. Keyton Weissinger
2nd Edition July 2000
1-56592-843-1, 492 pages, $24.95
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