Chapter 4. Introducing Web Forms

Introducing Web Forms

In this chapter, you’ll learn:

How to approach HTML forms processing in a powerful new way.

How to replace traditional HTML form elements with new server controls.

How to make events on the browser execute code on the Web server.

How to preserve form data from one submission to the next.

How to use validation server controls to check the syntax of visitor input.

Web pages have included HTML forms since the early days of the Web. A form, in this sense, is an area on a Web page that contains interactive elements such as text boxes, drop-down lists, check boxes, option buttons, and push buttons. The HTML code for a form ...

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