After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand ASP.NET Web Parts.
Use standard Web Parts in a Web page.
Create a custom Web Part.
Use the custom Web Part in a Web page.
Earlier chapters discuss rendered and composite controls and controls available in Microsoft ASP.NET. Because rendering an ASP.NET Web Form is broken down into small, manageable chunks, arbitrarily extending the framework by adding new controls is a straightforward affair. Server-side controls offer very fine-grained control over the HTML rendered by your application.
In this chapter, you get acquainted with Web Parts. The topic of Web Parts could take up an entire book—they represent a whole new level of interaction with Web sites. Web Parts are ...