While this may be a "basic ASP" book, ASP is being looked at not only by novice Web developers, but by experienced developers and Webmasters wanting to develop a second or third generation Web site. Illustrated with lots of real world examples, these pages show how to use Visual InterDev and Access 97 to develop ASP applications.
The only comprehensive manual in PDF format for this popular e-commerce software. Three volumes for the price of one. Everything you want to know in one concise location. Detailed set-up examples for merchants. Detailed ASP coding examples for web developers. The only documentation that includes the internals and database structure.
ASP by Example assumes a basic knowledge of VBScript and teaches you how to create dynamic web sites quickly and easily. Using real-world examples, ASP 3 by Example teaches proper, accepted coding techniques that will cause fewer problems and allow you to apply your knowledge to more than simply the task at hand. Topics include: ASP, objects, cookies, applications, and database access.
Beginning Active Server Pages 3.0 is an excellent introduction to the ASP 3.0. This guide expects no previous ASP knowledge or even previous Web development experience. Its friendly style makes this book welcome reading at all skill levels. The material is carefully presented to avoid losing readers who are totally new to ASP programming, yet it still provides impressive technical coverage, beginning with the very basic concepts behind ASP programming and moving forward to advanced coding techniques. As each topic is presented, relevant screen shots and useful code snippets under the heading "How It Works" complement the text. The chapters also include step-by-step exercises to familiarize you with new techniques and tools. An extensive case study application takes you through the entire development process as well. If you're interested in Web coding Microsoft-style, this is the right place to start.
Beginning with design considerations, this book will take you through each and every stage of setting up a secure and efficient e-commerce site. First we'll show you how to create a solid infrastructure for your site. This includes setting up and configuring the web server, choosing a hosting option and installing all the necessary software. Next, we will show you how to actually build the site content and features. Taking into consideration the use of a product database, the use of a customer shopping cart, efficient order processing and tracking as well as detailing secure and private credit card transactions. Throughout this, design issues such as a search options and site navigation will be addressed. We'll do all this using a combination of ASP, VB components and ADO. Once the site is live and complete, this book will also detail how you can take your site further, for example auctions, promotions and analyzing visitors.
Designing Active Server Pages provides an important tool for often-overworked ASP programmers: a set of techniques for making the wisest use of the technology in a production environment. Targeting an audience of readers who already are seasoned in ASP, this book explores techniques for producing "reusable and robust ASP applications." Presentation and example compose the approach here, with concise tables of information and descriptions that make the book a fast read. Topics covered: Choosing a server-side scripting language, Exception handling, Regular expressions, Building reusable forms, Reusable database administration pages, COM overview, Lesser-known Microsoft COM components, and Important third-party COM components.
Instant ASP Scripts provides the "why" for Active Server = Pages. Numerous books on the market teach you how to use Active Server Pages but skimp on real-world examples of its use. This book will show you how you can activate your company's Intranet or Internet web site. The book will show you how to create an Online Campus, a Corporate Library, Classifieds, Live Chat, Message Boards, Online Form Letters, Usage Tracking, Project Progress Management, Help Desk, Online Calculators and so much more. The CD that comes with the book includes an entire web site collection for all the sites created in the numerous chapters. The CD also includes all the SQL scripts so you can recreate the database tables simply.
Ideal for anyone building dynamic Web sites, for e-commerce and other uses, this book provides step-by-step instructions for mastering the latest version of ASP technology. CD-ROM contains all the code from the book, including fully functional ASP scripts, and a fully functional copy of Chili!Soft ASP Developer Edition for NT and Linux.
Getting the most out of ASP-based Web pages on the Microsoft Web platform is the mission of Professional ADO 2.5 RDS Programming with ASP 3.0, a practical-minded tutorial for developing Web pages with dynamic content using the latest standards from Microsoft, including ADO, RDS, and XML. It features short, comprehensible tutorials on basic ASP development using ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) and Remote Data Services (RDS) for Internet Explorer. The text is filled with useful information, including bug workarounds, gotchas, and tips for better performance. Of special interest is the material on using XML to deliver database results. Another helpful section shows how to use Visual Basic to create data objects on the middle tier. This simple solution will at least get you started with Microsoft's Distributed interNet Architecture (DNA) "best practices" for creating scalable Web applications.