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ASP.NET by Example by Steven A. Smith

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Building a Simple Authentication Application

In the sections that follow is a simple authentication application that uses Forms-based Authentication to control login access to a page with this chapter's text. The source code highlights the major points of discussion in this chapter and includes a few extras. If you don't have VS.NET yet, I've also included a few short movies that show the application running in this environment. You can find these files on the Web site.

The Application Root

Before we dig into the code, the first step after you have ASP.NET installed is to open your Internet Service Manager and make sure the application is registered accordingly. Just drag and drop the Chapter10App directory onto your system and create a virtual ...

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