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ASP.NET for Web Designers by Peter Ladka

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Chapter 2. Understanding Object-Oriented Programming

Get your object outta my namespace or I’m calling the cops!

We spent quite a bit of the first chapter discussing the differences between traditional ASP and ASP.NET. One of the main recurring topics that arose was the different paradigm under which ASP.NET operates: the paradigm of event- and object-driven programming. That sounds all well and good, but to understand the impact that this will have on you as a web designer, we must explore more deeply what this really means.

You need to have a pretty good understanding of what object-oriented programming (OOP) is and how objects are used in ASP.NET. You need to know what makes up an object, how to use it, and how to manipulate it to truly ...

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