Review important concepts and terms for IIS and ASP.NET.
Understand how Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) extends the ASP.NET routing infrastructure.
Understand the difference between site pages and application pages.
Learn to create custom application pages.
This chapter examines the core architectural details of how WSS integrates with Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and ASP.NET. We'll start by reviewing some of the fundamental concepts and terms used with IIS and ASP.NET. We'll then describe how the WSS team designed and implemented WSS 3.0 to sit on top of IIS and extend the ASP.NET Framework.
The primary goal of this chapter is for you to understand the internal workings ...