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ASP.NET 4.0 in Practice

Book Description

SummaryASP.NET 4.0 in Practice contains over 100 real world techniques distilled from the experience of a team of MVPs. Using a practical problem-solution-discussion format, the book will guide you through the most common scenarios you will face in a typical ASP.NET application, and provide solutions and suggestions to take your applications to another level. About the Technology ASP.NET is an established technology to build web applications using Microsoft products. It drives a number of enterprise-level web sites around the world, but it can be scaled for projects of any size. The new version 4.0 is an evolutionary step: you will find a lot of new features that you will be able to leverage to build better web applications with minimal effort. About the Book ASP.NET is a massive framework that requires a large amount of know-how from developers. Fortunately, this book distills over 100 practical ASP.NET techniques from the experience of a team of MVPs, and puts them right at your fingertips. The techniques are tested and selected for their usefulness, and they are all presented in a simple problem-solution-discussion format. You'll discover methods for key new subjects like data integration with Entity Framework and ASP.NET MVC. Along the way, you'll also find ways to make your applications fast and secure.

Who Should Read It This book is written for developers familiar with the basics of ASP.NET, looking to become more productive with it. What's Inside

  • The Identity Map pattern in EF 4

  • Use Master Pages to define a common UI

  • Adaptive Rendering

  • Save user login data securely

  • ......and much more

About the Authors Daniele Bochicchio, Stefano Mostarda, and Marco De Sanctis are ASP.NET MVPs and core members of ASPItalia.com, Italy's largest .NET community. They are also the authors of Manning's Entity Framework 4 in Action.
Table of Contents


Getting acquainted with ASP.NET 4.0

Data access reloaded: Entity Framework

Integrating Entity Framework and ASP.NET


Building the user interface with ASP.NET Web Forms

Data binding in ASP.NET Web Forms

Custom controls

Taking control of markup


Introducing ASP.NET MVC

Customizing and extending ASP.NET MVC


ASP.NET security

ASP.NET authentication and authorization


Ajax and RIAs with ASP.NET 4.0


Caching in ASP.NET

Extreme ASP.NET 4.0

Performance and optimizations