Written by Microsoft's lead ASP.NET AJAX developer together with an in-the-field Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), this book guides you through the core of the Microsoft AJAX Library and the controls you will use to leverage AJAX. It provides you with code samples to take advantage of some of the popular shared-source ASP.NET AJAX Toolkit controls and extensions. And you'll work through debugging functionality in Visual Studio and the browser as well as methods for effective testing.
What you will learn from this book
- How to create a better user experience by adding more dynamic UIs
- Steps for accessing ASP.NET profile and authentication services
- Ways to simplify programming tasks using the Microsoft AJAX Library
- Strategies for testing web applications to achieve optimal performance
- Methods for developing custom AJAX controls
Who this book is for
This book is for experienced ASP.NET developers who want to add AJAX to their applications. It is also for experienced web developers who want to move to ASP.NET and AJAX together.
About the Authors
Matt Gibbs is currently the development manager of the UI Framework and Services Team. This talented group is responsible for ASP.NET and the AJAX Framework as well as the new Integrated Pipeline of IIS 7. Matt has been working on Microsoft web technologies since joining the IIS 4 team to work on “classic” ASP in 1997. He has co-authored several books on ASP and ASP.NET.
Dan Wahlin (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for ASP.NET and XML Web Services) is a .NET development instructor at Interface Technical Training. Dan founded the XML for ASP.NET Developers Website (www.XMLforASP.NET), which focuses on using XML, ADO.NET, and Web Services in Microsoft’s .NET platform. He’s also on the INETA Speakers Bureau and speaks at several conferences. Dan has co-authored/authored several different books on .NET, including ASP.NET 2.0 MVP Hacks and XML for ASP.NET Developers.