Chapter 6. Web Controls

The previous chapter introduced the event-driven and control-based programming model of ASP.NET. This model allows you to create programs for the Web using the same object-oriented techniques you would use to write a Windows application.

However, HTML server controls really show only a glimpse of what is possible with ASP.NET's server control model. To see some of the real advantages, you need to dive into the richer and more extensible web controls. In this chapter, you'll explore the basic web controls and their class hierarchy. You'll also delve deeper into ASP.NET's event handling, learn the details of the web page life cycle, and put your knowledge to work by creating a web page that lets the user design a greeting ...

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