Chapter 4. Creating Your First Web Site

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Define requirements by using stories.

  • Create a Web site.

  • Understand code behind.

  • Run and build a Web site.

  • Use the ASP.NET Site Administration Tool to configure site security.

  • Show where user security information is stored in ASPNETDB.MDF.

  • Use the Login server controls for Login, Login Status, and Changing Password.

In this chapter, you begin the development of your personal portal. You’ll build this example throughout the rest of this book.

Defining Requirements

The first thing you need to do when you are building a Web site is gather the requirements. Requirements are statements, formal or informal, that include a system’s functionality and features.

For example: ...

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