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Building Web Applications Using Microsoft Visual InterDev 6
(Microsoft Training Course: 1582) - 1 day - £600 exc VAT



> Target Audience
THIS COURSE HAS NOW RETIRED. PLEASE SEE THE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FOR DETAILS OF ALTERNATIVE COURSES.
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to maximize the functionality of an existing Web site using Microsoft Visual InterDev 6.0 integrated Web development system tools. The one-day workshop emphasizes hands-on experience. An equal amount of time is dedicated to lecture and labs.
> Course outline
  1. Using Visual InterDev 6.0
  2. Working with Active Server Pages
  3. Creating Data-Driven Pages
  4. Using Business Objects
  5. Supporting Multiple Web Browsers
  6. Adding Mail Functionality

Supplementary InformationThis course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Courses [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Visual-Studio-2005/2543.aspx}2543: Core Web Application Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005]] and [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Visual-Studio-2005/2544.aspx}2544: Advanced Web Applications Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005]].
Module 1: Using Visual InterDev 6.0
  • Visual InterDev overview
  • Introducing Visual InterDev tools
  • Creating a simple Web project
  • Sharpening your image
  • Source code editing
  • Lab: Creating Web sites with Visual InterDev 6.0
Skills
  • Create a Visual InterDev project.
  • Move files into Visual InterDev.
  • Use CSS.
  • Diagram a Web site.
  • Apply themes and layouts.
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Module 2: Working with Active Server Pages
  • Introduction to ASP
  • Creating ASP applications
  • ASP built-in objects
  • Debugging server script
  • Creating HTML forms
  • Reading requests and sending responses
  • Saving state data
  • Lab: Working with ASP
Skills
  • Create an ASP page.
  • Debug Web sites using Visual InterDev.
  • Process forms with ASP.
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Module 3: Creating Data-Driven Pages
  • Microsoft ActiveX data objects (ADO) overview
  • ADO basics
  • Accessing data
  • Adding data-bound controls
  • Connecting controls to the data
  • Using the scripting object model
  • ADO best practices
  • Lab: Creating data-driven pages
Skills
  • Create a SQL Server database.
  • Display data on the Web.
  • Write data from the Web.
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Module 4: Using Business Objects
  • Three-tier applications
  • Advantages of three-tier applications
  • Using COM components
  • Working with COM components
  • Visual InterDev deployment tools
  • Disconnected recordsets
  • Lab: Using business objects
Skills
  • Use a business object to write data.
  • Use a business object to return data.
  • Use disconnected recordsets.
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Module 5: Supporting Multiple Web Browsers
  • Overview of multiple browsers
  • The browser capabilities component
  • Customizing the browscap.ini file
  • Dynamic HTML
  • DIV and SPAN tags
  • Lab: Supporting multiple Web browsers
Skills
  • Determine feature support.
  • Provide browser-conditional content.
  • Incorporate dynamic HTML.
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Module 6: Adding Mail Functionality
  • Mail services for Windows NT
  • Collaboration Data Objects for Windows NT Server
  • Sending e-mail from an ASP script
  • Lab: Sending mail from Internet Information Server
Skills
  • Set up a feedback page.
  • Send mail from the Web.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, the student must have the following pre-requisites:
  • A working knowledge of HTML.
  • A basic understanding of scripting and programming concepts.
  • A basic understanding of Microsoft Web development products, including Microsoft Internet Information Server, FrontPage Web site creation and management tool, and Visual InterDev.
> Purpose
At the end of the course, students will be able to import an existing Web site into Visual InterDev 6.0; enhance the site using the Site Designer and cascading style sheets (CSS); create forms using active server pages (ASP); convert or add data-driven pages using Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects and SQL Server databases; add custom business components to Web pages; detect varying browsers and provide optimized content; convert or add pages using mail functionality that has CDONT and Visual InterDev 6.0 object browsing capability.
> Supplementary Information
This course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Courses [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Visual-Studio-2005/2543.aspx}2543: Core Web Application Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005]] and [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Visual-Studio-2005/2544.aspx}2544: Advanced Web Applications Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005]].