The Layout Engine and Data Access APIs
What's in This Chapter?
Enhancing the ASP.NET page lifecycle
Defining the Sitecore context
Developing presentation components
Accessing fundamental APIs and data access techniques
Implementing conditional rendering and personalization
Understanding the renderField pipeline
This chapter introduces fundamental concepts of the layout engine responsible for servicing HTTP requests with the Sitecore ASP.NET web content management system (CMS). After you read this chapter, you will have a greater understanding of how to use these constructs to build web solutions with Sitecore.
ASP.NET services HTTP requests by building ...