The most up-to-date and comprehensive introductory ASP.NET book you'll find on any shelf, Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 in VB 2005 guides you through Microsoft's technology for building dynamic websites. You'll learn to build dynamic web pages quickly, with only basic prior knowledge of Visual Basic. Included is thorough coverage of ASP.NET, to guide you from your first steps to advanced techniques like querying databases from within a web page and performance-tuning your site.
This book includes best practices and comprehensive discussions about key database and XML principles, which are essential for you to become effective with ASP.NET. The book also emphasizes the invaluable coding techniques of object orientation and code behind, which will enable you to build real-world websites immediately rather than just scraping by with simplified coding practices. By the time you've finished this book, you will have mastered the core techniques and possess the necessary knowledge to begin work as a professional ASP.NET developer.