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Introduction to ASP .NET
(Microsoft Training Course: 2063) - 3 days - £1425 exc VAT



> Target Audience
THIS COURSE HAS NOW RETIRED. PLEASE SEE THE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FOR DETAILS OF ALTERNATIVE COURSES.
The goal of this course is to teach students how to create a simple Microsoft ASP .NET application that delivers dynamic content to the Web. This course was developed under Microsoft Visual Studio.NET Beta 2. It is intended for developers of Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP).
> Course outline
  1. Working with Microsoft ASP .NET
  2. Using Web Controls
  3. Using Microsoft ADO .NET to Access Data
  4. Separating Code from Content
  5. Using Trace in Microsoft ASP .NET Pages
  6. Using Web Services
  7. Creating a Microsoft ASP .NET Web Application

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-.Net/2640.aspx}2640: Upgrading Web Development Skills from ASP to Microsoft ASP .NET]] and [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Visual-Studio-2008/2310.aspx}2310: Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008]].
Module 1: Working with Microsoft ASP .NET
  • Introducing ASP .NET
  • Creating Web Forms
  • Adding ASP .NET Code to a Page
  • Handling Page Events
  • Discussion: ASP vs. ASP .NET
Skills
  • Identify the main features of ASP .NET.
  • Identify the differences between ASP and ASP .NET.
  • Describe the working model of ASP .NET.
  • Describe the architecture of server controls.
  • Add a Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) server control to a page.
  • Access the properties and methods of server controls in code.
  • Add event handlers for page events.
  • Use the IsPostback property to handle postback forms.
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Module 2: Using Web Controls
  • What are Web Controls?
  • Using Intrinsic Controls
  • Using Input Validation Controls
  • Selecting Controls for Applications
Skills
  • Add Web controls to an ASP .NET page.
  • Use properties, methods, and events of Web controls.
  • Validate user input on an ASP .NET page by using input validation controls.
  • Bind two controls together.
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Module 3: Using Microsoft ADO .NET to Access Data
  • Overview of ADO .NET
  • Connecting to a Data Source
  • Accessing Data with DateSets
  • Using Stored Procedures
  • Accessing Data with DataReaders
  • Binding to Extensible Markup Language (XML) Data
Skills
  • Describe the ADO .NET object model.
  • Connect to a data source by using ADO .NET.
  • Retrieve data from a database by using DataReaders and DataSets.
  • Display the data from a database on the client by using list-bound controls.
  • Customize the look of Repeater controls with templates.
  • Use stored procedures to return Recordsets.
  • Read data from an XML file into DataSets.
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Module 4: Separating Code from Content
  • Advantages of Partitioning an ASP .NET Page
  • Creating and Using Code-Behind Pages
  • Creating and Using User Controls
  • Creating and Using Components
Skills
  • Explain the need for code-behind pages.
  • Create a code-behind page and use it with an ASP .NET page.
  • Explain the advantages of user controls.
  • Explain how user controls work.
  • Create a component in Visual Basic.
  • Use a component in an ASP .NET page.
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Module 5: Using Trace in Microsoft ASP .NET Pages
  • Overview of Tracing
  • Trace Information
  • Page-Level Trace
  • Application-Level Trace
Skills
  • Describe page-level and application-level tracing.
  • Enable and disable tracing for an ASP .NET page.
  • Add custom trace information.
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Module 6: Using Web Services
  • What is a Web Service?
  • Calling a Web Service from a Browser
  • Calling a Web Service by Using a Proxy
  • Creating a Simple Web Service by Using Visual Basic
  • Creating and Calling a Web Service by Using Visual Studio .NET
Skills
  • Explain the goal of Web services and how they fit into the Web architecture.
  • Describe the Web services execution model.
  • Call a Web service from a browser.
  • Call a Web service by using a proxy.
  • Use the data returned by a Web service.
  • Create a simple Web service by using Visual Basic.
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Module 7: Creating a Microsoft ASP .NET Web Application
  • Requirements of a Web Application
  • What is New in ASP .NET?
  • Sharing Information Between Pages
  • Securing an ASP .NET Application
Skills
  • Describe cookie-less sessions.
  • Set up cookie-less sessions in the web.config file.
  • Use event procedures in global.asax.
  • Set up page output caching for ASP .NET pages.
  • Share information between pages of an ASP .NET application by using ASP .NET cache, web.config, session variables, and a database.
  • Describe how authentication works.
  • Set up authentication for an application in web.config.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must be able to:
  • Create forms and tables in HTML.
  • Write Microsoft Visual Basic or Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) code.
  • Create an ASP page.
  • Retrieve data from a relational database by using ADO.
> Purpose
At the end of the course, students will be able to:Create a Web form with server controls. Separate page code from content by using code-behind pages, page controls, and components. Display dynamic data from a data source by using Microsoft ADO .NET and data binding. Debug ASP .NET pages by using trace
> 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-.Net/2640.aspx}2640: Upgrading Web Development Skills from ASP to Microsoft ASP .NET]] and [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/Visual-Studio-2008/2310.aspx}2310: Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008]].