Did you volunteer to create a Web site for the softball team? Is it time to take your small business to the next level and let your customers shop online? Well, you can relax! ASP.NET 3.5 makes creating a dynamic site faster and cleaner than ever before, and
ASP.NET 3.5 For Dummies makes it easier.
First, you ll get an introduction to all the tools and terminology you need to understand ASP.NET. If you ve used earlier versions of ASP.NET and Visual Web Developer, you can probably skip that part and jump right into what s new in 3.5. You'll make friends with LINQ and SQL, create sites in Visual Web Developer 2008 Express, and much more. Before you know it, you ll discover how to:
Integrate data, track shopping cart contents, and whisk away bugsCreate user interfaces with easy navigationUse the ListView control for sophisticated formattingWrite LINQ queriesAdd a table to a databaseCreate an event handlerTake advantage of the drag 'n' drop feature that lets you write less codePut all the features to work to develop dynamic Web applications
The softball team is going to love that Web site, and your customers might enjoy shopping on your site so much that you ll have to expand your business to fill all the orders! We can t promise that, of course, but we re pretty sure that ASP.NET 3.5 For Dummies will make creating Web sites easier and a lot more fun.