This ASP NET book is for everybody who wants to learn ASP NET and how to make rich and interactive websites that run on Microsoft platform. With the knowledge from this book you can build any type of website, ranging from simple hobby related websites and creating for commercial purposes.
Anyone new to web programming should be able to follow along because no prior background in web development is assumed, though it helps should you choose have a fundamental understanding of HTML and the web in general. ASP NET book starts at the beginning of web development by showing you how to acquire and install Visual Studio. The chapters that follow gradually introduce one to new technologies, building on the top of knowledge gained in the last chapters.
Preference For Visual Basic Over C#
Have you got a powerful preference for Visual Basic over C# or the other way around? Or do you think both languages are equally cool? Or maybe you haven’t made up your brain yet and want to master both languages? In any event, you’ll like this book because all code examples are presented in both languages!
Even if you involve some experience with prior versions of ASP.NET, you could gain a lot from this book. Although a lot of concepts from previous versions are brought forward into ASP.NET 4.5, you’ll discover there’s lots of new stuff found in this book, like the strongly typed data controls, smarter code editors, new debugging facilities, and more.
ASP NET book assumes you have something that fits these requirements:
Effective at running Visual Studio. For the exact system requirements, consult the readme file that is included with the software.
Running Windows 7 or Windows 8 or one of the Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2012 editions.