Chapter 22. Working with Images in ASP.NET
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
As we all know, the World Wide Web wouldn't be the same without the images. Effective browser support for images was one key to the rapid success of the Web because it sanctioned the Web platform as a new multimedia channel. Many Web pages today are topped with so many images and are so well conceived and well designed that an overall page looks more like a magazine advertisement than an HTML page. Looking at the current pages displayed by portals, it's rather hard to imagine there was a time—and it was only six or seven years ago—when one could create a Web site by using only a text editor and some assistance from a friend who had some familiarity ...