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Upgrading Web Development Skills from ASP to Microsoft ASP .NET
(Microsoft Training Course: 2640) - 3 days - £1700 exc VAT



> Target Audience
This three-day, instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are needed to successfully upgrade their existing Active Server Pages (ASP) skills, as well as upgrading their Web applications, to Microsoft ASP.NET. This course is intended for existing Web developers who are writing ASP solutions
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to Microsoft ASP.NET Web Application Development
  2. Developing a Microsoft ASP.NET Web Application User Interface
  3. Debugging Microsoft ASP.NET Web Applications
  4. Accessing Data Using Microsoft ADO.NET
  5. Managing State in a Microsoft ASP.NET Web Application
  6. Authenticating Users
  7. Creating and Consuming XML Web Services
  8. Calling COM Component
  9. Migrating ASP Web Applications to Microsoft ASP.NET
  10. Deploying Microsoft ASP.NET Web Applications
  11. Appendix A: Accessing XML Data
  12. Appendix B: Improving Microsoft ASP.NET Web Application Performance Using Caching
  13. Appendix C: Job Aid: Migrating ASP Web Applications to Microsoft ASP.NET
  14. Appendix D: Review Game

Supplementary InformationThis course is a very fast paced course that was desgned for .Net 1.1F1 now recommends the 5 day course 10267,
Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft ASP.NET Web Application Development
  • Introduction to ASP.NET
  • Developing an ASP.NET Web Application Using Visual Studio .NET
  • .NET Programming Model Changes
  • Lab: Developing an ASP.NET Web Application Using Visual Studio .NET
Skills
  • Explain ASP.NET Web application elements and the ASP.NET Web application process model.
  • Create an ASP.NET Web application by using Visual Studio .NET and be able to explain the component parts of the Web Application.
  • Implement the major programming model changes between ASP and ASP.NET.
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Module 2: Developing a Microsoft ASP.NET Web Application User Interface
  • Creating an ASP.NET Web Application User Interface
  • Validating User Input
  • Creating and Using User Controls in an ASP.NET Web Form
  • Processing ASP.NET Web Forms
  • Lab: Developing an ASP.NET Web Application User Interface
Skills
  • Create an ASP.NET Web application UI.
  • Implement event handlers by using code-behind files.
  • Validate user input by using validation controls.
  • Create and use user controls.
  • Explain how ASP
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Module 3: Debugging Microsoft ASP.NET Web Applications
  • Tracing in ASP.NET Web Applications
  • Debugging ASP.NET Web Applications
  • Lab: Debugging ASP.NET Web Applications
Skills
  • Use the trace functionality of ASP.NET to obtain the execution details of Web page requests.
  • Use the Visual Studio .NET debugger to debug ASP.NET Web applications.
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Module 4: Accessing Data Using Microsoft ADO.NET
  • Overview of ADO.NET
  • Reading Data Using DataReaders
  • Programmatically Accessing Data Using DataSets
  • Visually Generating DataSets
  • Data-Bound Controls
  • Best Practices for Secure and Reliable Data Access
  • Lab: ADO.NET
Skills
  • Explain how ADO.NET provides data access for ASP.NET Web applications.
  • Retrieve data from a data source by using the DataReader class.
  • Use programmatically the Connection, Command, and DataAdapter objects to create and work with DataSet objects.
  • Use visually the Connection, Command, and DataAdapter objects to create and work with DataSet objects.
  • Display the data from an ADO.NET data source on an ASP.NET Web Form.
  • Explain several techniques that can be used to ensure that ADO.NET is secure and reliable.
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Module 5: Managing State in a Microsoft ASP.NET Web Application
  • Introduction to State Management
  • Session State Management
  • Client-Side State Management
  • Lab: Storing Application and Session Data
Skills
  • Manage application state by using the server-side state management options that are available to ASP.NET Web applications.
  • Manage session state by using the server-side state management options that are available to ASP.NET Web applications.
  • Manage session state by using the client-side state management options that are available to ASP.NET Web applications.
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Module 6: Authenticating Users
  • ASP.NET Authentication Model
  • Implementing Windows-Based Authentication in ASP.NET Web Applications
  • Implementing Forms-Based Authentication in ASP.NET Web Applications
  • Lab: Authenticating Users
Skills
  • Describe the authentication methods that are supported by ASP.NET.
  • Implement Forms-based authentication in an ASP.NET Web application.
  • Implement Windows-based authentication in an ASP.NET Web application.
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Module 7: Creating and Consuming XML Web Services
  • Introduction to XML Web Services
  • Creating an XML Web Service
  • Creating an XML Web Service Client
  • Lab: Creating and Consuming XML Web Services
Skills
  • Explain why XML Web services were developed and how they function.
  • Use the templates in Visual Studio .NET to create an XML Web service.
  • Create a Web reference proxy for an XML Web service WebMethod, and then call the method from a Web Form.
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Module 8: Calling COM Component
  • ASP.NET and COM Interoperability
  • Calling Com Objects from ASP.NET Web Forms
  • Lab: Calling COM Components
Skills
  • Import the COM Component Type Library.
  • Create, call, and release a COM object.
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Module 9: Migrating ASP Web Applications to Microsoft ASP.NET
  • Migrating an ASP Web Page
  • Migrating an ASP Application
  • Lab: Migrating to ASP.NET
Skills
  • Plan and implement the migration of individual ASP Web pages to ASP.NET.
  • Plan and implement the migration of complete ASP Web applications to ASP.NET.
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Module 10: Deploying Microsoft ASP.NET Web Applications
  • ASP.NET Application Deployment Methods
  • Maintaining a Deployed ASP.NET Web Application
  • Lab: Deploying an ASP.NET Web Application
Skills
  • Prepare an ASP.NET Web application for deployment.
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Module 11: Appendix A: Accessing XML Data
  • XML in Microsoft. NET
  • Displaying XML Data on a Web Form
  • XML and the DataSet Object
  • After completing this appendix, students will be able to read, write, and display XML data in an ASP.NET Web application by using the XML classes in the .NET Framework.
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Module 12: Appendix B: Improving Microsoft ASP.NET Web Application Performance Using Caching
  • Using the Cache Object
  • Using ASP.NET Output Caching
  • After completing this appendix, students will be able to use the cache object to store global data.
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Module 13: Appendix C: Job Aid: Migrating ASP Web Applications to Microsoft ASP.NET
  • This appendix is a job aid to assist developers while porting .asp pages to ASP.NET.
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Module 14: Appendix D: Review Game
  • This appendix gives the students an opportunity to apply the knowledge that they have learned in the course
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • The ability to create HTML pages with tables, images, and forms.
  • Experience using a scripting language, such as Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition or JavaScript.
  • Experience using ASP to create Web applications.
  • The ability to retrieve data from relational databases by using ADO.
  • Familiarity with a Microsoft .NET-based programming language.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe the key differences between ASP and ASP.NET; create an ASP.NET Web application by using Microsoft Visual Studio .NET; create an ASP.NET Web Application UI; use the trace feature of ASP.NET to obtain information about executed requests; use the Visual Studio .NET debugger to debug ASP.NET Web applications; access databases in an ASP.NET Web application by using Microsoft ADO.NET; create and call a COM object from an ASP.NET Web page; explain how XML Web services is beneficial to distributed Internet computing; create an XML Web service by using Visual Studio .NET; create client code that can create and call a remote XML Web service; list server and client-side state management techniques and explain how ASP.NET improves state management; use the ASP.NET Application object to track data that is associated with an ASP.NET Web application; use the ASP.NET Session object to track data that is associated with an individual user session; use the ASP.NET HttpCookie object to store client-side data; explain what approach would be the best for migrating a ASP Web application to ASP.NET, given a specific ASP Web application scenario; implement Forms-based authentication in an ASP.NET Web application; prepare an ASP.NET Web application for deployment
> Supplementary Information
This course is a very fast paced course that was desgned for .Net 1.1F1 now recommends the 5 day course 10267,