Chapter 15. ASP.NET Web Applications

ASP.NET is a centerpiece of the .NET strategy—a new and unique platform for Web development that makes writing a dynamic Web page almost as easy as coding a Microsoft Windows application. However, despite that apparent similarity, ASP.NET developers frequently encounter challenges utterly unlike those faced in Windows applications. Examples include bridging the gap between requests in a stateless Web page (recipe Store Information Between Requests), adding security and a login page (recipe Use Forms Authentication), using validation code to prevent input errors (recipe Validate User Input), leveraging client-side JavaScript to extend your Web page interface (recipes Use JavaScript to Handle Key Presses, Mouse ...

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