Chapter 2. Understanding the ASP.NET Programming Model


In this hour, we will cover

  • A quick primer on HTML semantics and syntax

  • What content belongs in the HTML and source code portions of an ASP.NET web page

  • Using Visual Web Developer to create new ASP.NET websites and web pages

  • Adding Web controls to the HTML portion of an ASP.NET web page

  • Specifying the functionality of an ASP.NET page through server-side source code

  • Viewing an ASP.NET page through a web browser


Before we can start creating ASP.NET web pages, it is important that we have a solid understanding of the ASP.NET programming model. As we’ll see in this hour, ASP.NET web pages are composed of two portions: a source code portion and an HTML portion. In ...

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