Chapter 1. Getting Started with ASP.NET 3.5


In this hour, we will cover

  • What is ASP.NET?

  • System requirements for using ASP.NET

  • Software that must be installed prior to using ASP.NET

  • Installing the .NET Framework, Visual Web Developer, and SQL Server 2005

  • Taking a quick tour of Visual Web Developer

  • Creating a simple ASP.NET web page and viewing it through a web browser


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