25. Using Standard ASP.NET Controls

ASP.NET: A Brief Introduction

Today’s sites bear little resemblance to the sites that appeared when the Web first began. After all, the concept of regular people like you and me actually owning a computer never occurred to the scientists who were devising what J. C. K. Licklider of MIT referred to as the “Galactic Network.” Instead, they used the new Internet as a means to share research between scientific and educational institutions. The sole emphasis was on connecting computers.

Nowadays, we don’t give a second thought to the connectivity of computers. Just about everyone in the modern world has Internet access, and many of those people have high-speed connections. The Internet revolution is among us, and ...

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