The definitive programming guide to ASP.NET, by popular author and Microsoft MVP Imar Spaanjaars Updated for ASP.NET 4, this introductory book retains its helpful examples and step-by-step format from the previous version and keeps the style of offering code examples written in both C# and Visual Basic. Beloved author and Microsoft ASP.NET MVP walks you through ASP.NET, Microsoft's technology for building dynamically generated Web pages from database content. You'll discover many improvements that ASP.NET 4 offers over the previous version, such as the ASP.NET MVC framework, Ajax improvements, jQuery support, and more. You'll gradually build a Web site example that takes you through the processes of building basic ASP.NET Web pages, adding features with pre-built server controls, designing consistent pages, displaying data, and more. Popular author and Microsoft ASP.NET MVP Imar Spaanjaars updates you on the latest updates to ASP.NET 4, Microsoft's technology for building dynamic Web pages from database content Shows you how the 4 version differs from ASP.NET 3.5 and reviews its new features, including the ASP.NET MVC framework, various Ajax improvements, jQuery support, and more Spaanjaars's distinct writing style puts you at ease with learning ASP.NET 4.