Visual Studio is an integrated development environment that includes a “drag and drop” interface designer and many other tools for building .NET applications. The latest version is Visual Studio 2008 and it supports a variety of languages including Visual Basic 2008, Visual C++, Visual C#, and Visual J#. ASP.NET 3.5 is Microsoft’s latest version of ASP for developing web applications using the .NET Framework. It builds on the previous version ASP.NET 2.0, while maintaining backwards compatibility. This course provides an overview of how to develop web applications with Visual Basic 2008 and ASP.NET 3.5. Topics covered include how to create web forms with server controls, using event handlers, utilizing state-management capabilities, and implementing globalization and accessibility in a web application. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Technology Specialist (TS): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Application Development 70-562. Passing this exam will earn the learner the MCTS: .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Applications certification.
- Recognize the benefits and requirements of ASP.NET 3.5.
- Identify the features of ASP.NET.
- Recognize the steps for creating a basic web page.
- Distinguish between the single-file and code-behind page models.
- Identify the use of default objects in ASP.NET.
- Recognize the benefits and uses of business objects.
- Identify the role of external assemblies and how to implement them.
- Create a basic ASP.NET web page using Visual Studio 2008.
- Add and modify basic controls on a web page.
- Recognize the layout, elements, and life cycle of a web site.
- Recognize the steps for creating a web site using ASP.NET.
- Recognize the different ways to configure a web site using ASP.NET.
- Identify the benefits of client-side and server-side state management.
- Identify the steps for maintaining web site user information with profile properties.
- Recognize the steps for localizing and globalizing ASP.NET web pages.
- Recognize the accessibility options in ASP.NET and identify the steps for creating an accessible web site.
- Identify the steps for handling events.
- Recognize the steps for using generic handlers in ASP.NET.
- Wire controls on a web page for event handling.
- Perform basic event handling using a generic handler.
Individuals who wish to use the .NET Framework 3.5 with Visual Studio 2008, Visual Basic 2008, and ASP.NET 3.5 to develop web-based client applications; individuals preparing for the Exam 70-562 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Application Development.