Chapter 3. Working with the Standard Web Server Controls

In the two previous chapters, we created several basic ASP.NET pages using a few of the basic Web server controls, such as Label, TextBox, Button, and DropDownList. ASP.NET provides many (over 60) other Web server controls. Although one does not necessarily need to learn the intimate details of every one of these controls, the development of most real Web applications requires a good grasp of a subset of these controls, which are referred to in Visual Studio as the standard Web server controls. This chapter covers these essential Web server controls; subsequent chapters cover the rest.

This chapter is quite long because it covers 19 different controls. Although the controls are presented ...

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