Appendix. Creating the Adventure Works project

A.1. Introduction

This walkthrough shows how to create an ASP.NET web project in Visual Studio 2005. This web project forms the basis for building the web portal that is referred to throughout the book. The tasks that are illustrated in this walkthrough include

  • Creating a new web project
  • Referencing an Assembly which contains data access logic
  • Configuring the application
  • Implementing a Master Page
  • Creating a Theme



All the files for the completed version of this project can be found in the chapter 2 section of the resources website at Feel free to copy the source files from there to save yourself some typing.


A.2. Starting the project

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