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Developing ASP.NET Applications with Visual Basic is for anyone who wants to learn how to build rich and interactive web sites that run on the Microsoft platform. With the knowledge you gain from this course, you will create a great foundation to build any type of web site, ranging from simple brochure web sites to sites you may be creating for more commercial purposes.


Knowledge of VB.NET


  • Creating Your First ASP.NET Web Site
  • An Introduction to ASP.NET
  • Understanding HTML
  • A First Look at ASP.NET Mark-up
  • A Tour of the IDE
  • The Sample Application
  • Creating Web Sites with VWD
  • Different Project Types
  • Creating and Opening a New Web Site
  • Working with Files in Your Web Site
  • Organizing Your Site
  • Working with Web Forms
  • Choosing between Code behind and Pages with Inline Code
  • Why Do You Need CSS?
  • Problems of HTML Formatting
  • How CSS Fixes Formatting Problems
  • An Introduction to CSS
  • The Style Sheet
  • Adding CSS to Your Pages
  • Working with CSS in Visual Web Developer
  • Applying Styles
  • Managing Styles
  • Controls
  • Introduction to Server Controls
  • Defining Controls in Your Pages
  • Types of Controls
  • The ASP.NET State Engine
  • Organizing Code
  • Methods: Functions and Subroutines
  • The App_Code Folder
  • Organizing Code with Namespaces
  • Writing Comments
  • Object Orientation Basics
  • Important OO Terminology Events
  • Consistent Page Layout with Master Pages
  • Creating Master Pages
  • Creating Content Pages
  • Using a Centralized Base Page
  • An Introduction to the ASP.NET Page Life Cycle
  • Implementing the Base Page
  • Creating Reusable Page Templates
  • Themes
  • Skins
  • Different Ways to Move around Your Site
  • Understanding Absolute and Relative URLs
  • Understanding Default Documents
  • Using the Navigation Controls
  • Architecture of the Navigation Controls
  • Examining the Web.sitemap File
  • Using the Menu Control
  • Using the TreeView Control
  • Using the SiteMapPath Control
  • Programmatic Redirection
  • Introduction to User Controls
  • Creating User Controls
  • Adding User Controls to a Content Page or Master Page
  • Site-Wide Registration of User Controls
  • Adding Logic to Your User Controls
  • Implementing View State Properties
  • Gathering Data from the User
  • Validating User Input in Web Forms
  • Understanding Request Validation
  • Processing Data at the Server
  • Sending Email from Your Web Site
  • Reading from Text Files
  • Introducing Ajax
  • Using ASP.NET AJAX in Your Projects
  • Creating Flicker-Free Pages
  • Providing Feedback to Users
  • The Timer Control
  • Data Controls
  • Data-bound Controls
  • Data Source Controls
  • Other Data Controls
  • Data Source and Data-bound Controls Working Together
  • Displaying and Editing Data with GridView
  • Inserting Data with DetailsView
  • Storing Your Connection Strings in web.config
  • Filtering Data
  • Customizing the Appearance of the Data Controls
  • Updating and Inserting Data
  • Framework
  • Introducing LINQ
  • LINQ to Objects
  • LINQ to XML
  • Introducing the ADO.NET Entity Framework
  • Mapping Your Data Model to an Object Model
  • Introducing Query Syntax
  • Using Server Controls with LINQ Queries
  • Using Data Controls with the Entity Framework
  • Introducing Security
  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • An Introduction to the ASP.NET
  • Application Services
  • Introducing the Login Controls
  • Configuring Your Web Application
  • The Role Manager
  • Managing Users with the WSAT
  • Configuring the Web Application to Work with Roles
  • Programmatically Checking Roles
  • Different Types of Errors
  • Global Error Handling and Custom Error Pages
  • Tracing Your ASP.NET Web Pages
  • Using the Standard Tracing Capabilities
  • Adding Your Own Information to the Trace
  • Preparing Your Web Site for Deployment
  • Avoiding Hardcoded Settings
  • The web.config File
  • Expression Syntax
  • The WebConfigurationManager Class
  • Copying Your Web Site
  • Creating a Simple Copy of Your Web Site
  • Publishing Your Web Site
Public Dates & Prices

There are currently no public dates for this course. This course can be run as a private course either at one of our training centers or at your offices. To get pricing for this use our quote wizard to generate a customised quote or call us on 0118 324 3000 to discuss your requirements.

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  • Noel was an excellent tutor. He did check all of the group was able to keep up and if there were any problems or questions of the attendants, he was always willing to help.

    Marianne Seager-Wincanton
  • This was a really good training, nicely paced, very useful and well presented. Thank you, Stuart!

    Joris Latinne-Oracle