Visual Studio 2005

Advanced Web Applications Technologies with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
(Microsoft Training Course: 2544) - 2 days - £1200 exc VAT

> Target Audience
This workshop provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 Web applications using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. It is intended for corporate or independent software vendor (ISV) application developers who have a desire to learn more about specific technology areas in Web application development.
> Course outline
  1. Building Dynamic Web Applications
  2. Creating Controls for Web Applications
  3. Optimizing Web Application Performance
  4. Implementing Personalization and Themes in Web Applications
  5. Building Web Part Pages and Web Parts

Module 1: Building Dynamic Web Applications
  • Dynamic Control Creation
  • Localization and Globalization
  • Dynamic Master Pages
  • Dynamic Web Configuration
  • Lab: Building Dynamic Web Applications
  • Explain dynamic control creation in ASP.NET 2.0.
  • Add and configure controls dynamically.
  • Explain how to incorporate globalization and localization features into Web applications.
  • Add localization features to a Web application.
  • Describe when and how to implement dynamic master pages.
  • Apply master pages dynamically.
  • Describe dynamic Web configuration scenarios.
  • Dynamically configure Web applications.
Module 2: Creating Controls for Web Applications
  • User Controls
  • Custom Web Server Controls
  • Composite Web Server Controls
  • Templated Controls
  • Lab: Creating Controls for Web Applications
  • Describe user controls and the underlying enabling technologies.
  • Create user controls.
  • Describe custom Web server controls and the underlying enabling technologies.
  • Create Web server controls.
  • Describe composite controls and how composite controls are created.
  • Create composite Web server controls.
  • Describe templated controls and the interfaces that enable their implementation.
  • Create templated controls.
Module 3: Optimizing Web Application Performance
  • The Page Scripting Object Model
  • Tracing and Instrumentation in Web Applications
  • ASP.NET 2.0 Caching Techniques
  • Asynchronous Processing in Web Applications
  • Web Farm Development Considerations
  • Lab: Optimizing Web Application Performance
  • Describe the Page Scripting Object Model.
  • Access Page Scripting Object Model functionality.
  • Explain how to use tracing and instrumentation to monitor and improve the performance of a Web application.
  • Implement tracing and instrumentation in Web applications.
  • Describe ASP.NET 2.0 caching techniques.
  • Implement ASP.NET 2.0 caching techniques.
  • Explain how asynchronous processing can lead to improved performance for Web applications.
  • Implement asynchronous processing in Web applications.
  • Describe strategies for dealing with session state management issues when deploying Web applications in a Web farm environment.
  • Develop Web applications for Web farm environments.
Module 4: Implementing Personalization and Themes in Web Applications
  • ASP.NET 2.0 Personalization Features
  • Theme Support in ASP.NET 2.0
  • Lab: Implementing Personalization and Themes in Web Applications
  • Describe the personalization features provided by ASP.NET 2.0.
  • Describe ASP.NET 2.0 theme support.
  • Configure personalization for a Web application.
  • Implement personalization features.
  • Add themes to a Web application.
  • Implement customizable themes.
Module 5: Building Web Part Pages and Web Parts
  • What Is a Web Part?
  • What Is a Web Part Page?
  • Connected Web Parts
  • Lab: Building Web Part Pages and Web Parts
  • Describe what a Web Part is and the purpose of Web Parts.
  • Describe the components of a Web Part page and identify scenarios when Web Part pages are useful features of Web applications.
  • Describe the more advanced features of Web Parts, including connections between Web Parts.
  • Create Web Part pages.
  • Create Web Parts.
  • Create connected Web Parts.
> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students should have the following pre-requisites:
  • Have attended or studied Workshop 2543A, Core Web Application Technologies with Visual Studio 2005, or possess equivalent knowledge and skills.
  • Know how to use delegates and events.
  • Know how to improve the security of .NET Framework 2.0 applications.
  • Be able to use instrumentation in code.
> Purpose
After completing this workshop, students will be able to build dynamic Web applications; create controls for Web applications; optimize Web applications; build customizable Web applications; build Web Part pages and Web Parts.