9. The Page Class and Master Pages

In the previous chapter, you saw the controls provided with ASP.NET and how many of the more useful of these controls are used. You also saw some discussion of the ASP.NET page architecture and event mechanism. In this chapter, you will see more details about the fundamentals of the ASP.NET Page object and the HTTP context within which your pages execute.

Several objects are available that you can access when building interactive Web pages and classes that integrate with ASP.NET. However, much of the core functionality of ASP.NET comes from the Page class, which exposes a range of properties, methods, and events. The ASP.NET controls use these events, and your code can access them as well. This chapter looks ...

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