Chapter 1. Introducing Visual Web Developer 2008

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Understand why Visual Web Developer is the best tool with which to build Web sites.

  • Understand the difference between HTML and server controls.

  • Understand HTML and how it relates to JavaScript.

  • Understand what ASP.NET is and how it relates to C# and the .NET Framework.

  • Understand how data is represented in databases and XML.

There can be many reasons you are reading this book. You might be an avid Internet user who wants to learn how to create the cool sites you’ve seen. You might be an Information Technology (IT) professional who wants learn a new skill. Or you might be a Web programmer who hasn’t created a site in a while and wants to learn state-of-the-art ...

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