Chapter 20. Web Forms UI

Chapter 19 covered the creation of a WPF UI based on the ProjectTracker business objects. Microsoft .NET also supports web development through the ASP.NET Web Forms technology. In this chapter, the same business objects are used to create a Web Forms interface with functionality comparable to the WPF interface.

While Web Forms can be used to create many different user interfaces, web development in ASP.NET is not the core of this chapter. Instead, I focus on how business objects are used within a web application, including state management and data binding.


ASP.NET is the .NET web server component that hosts web forms, web services, and other server-side handlers in IIS. ASP.NET is a very broad and flexible technology. ...

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