Specifying the Design Requirements

Throughout this book we will be creating a number of ASP.NET Web pages, which involves creating both the ASP.NET Web page's HTML and its source code. When writing any piece of software, whether a Windows desktop application or a dynamic Web page, there are a number of development stages. First and foremost we need to decide what the purpose of the software is, along with what features and functionality the software should provide. After this we must sit down and actually write the software. Finally, we need to test the software and fix any bugs or errors that arise.

These three steps—design, development, and testing—should always be performed when creating an ASP.NET Web page, but too frequently, developers ...

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