You'll also learn more about SQL Server 2005 XML features, XML serialization, and XML Web services. You'll see how XML can be used to increase application efficiency and reach. Two helpful real-life case studies used throughout the book demonstrate the many ways that XML documents can be created, transformed, and transmitted to other systems using ASP.NET.
What you will learn from this book
- How to read and write XML data
- Advanced Web service concepts such as SOAP headers and extensions
- Using XmlSerializer to serialize XML documents as XML data
- Techniques to build programs or scripts that create, read, and update settings in web.config and machine.config files
- How to create an XSD schema in Visual Studio® 2005
- Tips on working with typed and untyped data type columns
- How to get a head start with Microsoft's new "Atlas" Ajax technology for ASP.NET and XML
Who this book is for
This book is for intermediate to experienced programmers who are already familiar with XML and want to gain a clear understanding of ASP.NET development. Some basic knowledge of C# is necessary.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
About the Author
Thiru Thangarathinam (Chandler, AZ) is an Application Architect at Intel Corporation, specializing in .NET technologies. He has been a contributing author to several Wrox books, most recently "Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 Databases Beta Preview." He is well-published on ASP.NET 2.0, .NET 2.0 and related technologies in leading online and print publications such as Developer, 15Seconds, ASPToday, Visual Studio.NET Developer, Hardcore VB.NET, DevX, Intel Developer Services, aspnetPro, FTPOnline, SQL Server Professional, and MSDN.