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AT-AXC10 - ASP.NET AJAX Using C# (VS 2010)

This three-day course provides a practical introduction to developing rich Internet applications using ASP.NET AJAX and C#. Because of the rich support provided by Microsoft’s AJAX tools, an ASP.NET programmer can get up and running in this new environment quickly. This course shows the way. It is current to ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. The course includes an introduction to the popular JavaScript library jQuery, which is now bundled with ASP.NET AJAX.

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Prerequisites


A good working knowledge of Web application development using ASP.NET, Visual Studio and C#. The student should have a basic knowledge of HTML. Exposure to JavaScript would be helpful but not required. A basic knowledge of ADO.NET would be helpful for understanding the case study and some of the examples.

Detailed Class Syllabus


Rich Internet Applications and AJAX


Desktop Applications
Web Applications
Plug-Ins
Client-Side Scripting
JavaScript Example
Script Code
JavaScript in ASP.NET
Dynamic Pages
Efficient Page Redraws
AJAX
Google Maps
ASP.NET AJAX
ASP.NET Enhancements
ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit
An ASP.NET AJAX-Enabled Website

Using JavaScript


History and Standards
Uses of JavaScript
JavaScript in the Browser
Embedded JavaScript
.js Files
JavaScript Language
Variables
Variables Example
Reserved Words
Types
Strings
Numbers
Boolean
Operators in JavaScript
Logical Operators
Bitwise and Assignment Operators
Functions
Scope
Output from Scope Example
Arrays
Loops
for/in Loops in Arrays
Selection Structures
Exceptions
Error Object
Objects in JavaScript
Creating Your Own Objects
Using Your Objects
Dynamically Adding a Method for/in Loops with Objects

DHTML, DOM and CSS


What is DHTML ?
DHTML Components
XHTML
Document Object Model
Browser Objects
Accessing DOM Nodes
Using jQuery
Manipulating Elements: Properties
Creating and Inserting Nodes
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
CSS Syntax
Style Sheets
Output without the Style Sheet
Output with the Style Sheet
StyleSheet1.css
Output with a Different Style Sheet
StyleSheet2.css
CSS Class Example
Using a CSS Class
jQuery Library
jQuery and Visual Studio
Selectors
jQuery Wrapper
CSS Manipulation
Adding and Removing Class Name
More about Selectors
Animation
Animation Effects
Modifying the Document Structure
Remove and Append Code
Microsoft Content Delivery Network

Microsoft AJAX Client Library


Microsoft AJAX Components
AJAX Client Library
Using the Client Library
ScriptManager Control
Client Library Namespaces
Sys.Debug Tracing
AJAX Client Life Cycle Events
Enable Script Debugging
TraceConsole
Extending JavaScript Objects
Test Program for Array Extension
Test Program Code
Array Extensions in Client Library
Object-Oriented JavaScript
Class
Person Class
Account Class
Test Code
Namespaces
Inheritance
User Interface
Top-Level Function
Shortcut Methods
Populating a List Box
JavaScript in Assemblies
Providing a ScriptReference
Enhanced AcmeClass Application

Partial Page Rendering


Partial Page Rendering
UpdatePanel Control
AJAX Extensions Controls
Controlling Updates
Triggers
Types of Triggers
Server Initiated Updates
A Challenge
Triggers Again
Timer Control
PageRequestManager Class
Customization Scenarios
PageRequestManager Event Handlers
UpdateProgress Control
Factors Code
Canceling the Async Postback
Limitations and Performance Issues

Remote Method Calls


Why Remote Methods
Designing Remote Methods
A Web Service in an .asmx File
Registering AJAX Web Services
Calling AJAX Web Services
Running the Application
Handling Errors
Context
Modified Web Service
Using Context
Method Parameter
Using Method Parameter
Page Methods
JavaScript Object Notation
JSON Data Types
Comparing JSON and SOAP
SOAP Serialization
ScriptMethod Attribute

AJAX Control Toolkit


AJAX Control Toolkit
Install ACT in Visual Studio
ACT Controls in Visual Studio
Hello ACT
Intellisense for Properties
AjaxControlToolkit.dll
Registering AjaxControlToolkit.dll
Extender Controls
NumericUpDownExtender Control
Rating Control
Using a Style Sheet
MaskedEdit Control
PasswordStrength Control
Page Layout Controls
Tab Controls
Accordion Control
CollapsiblePanel Control
CollapsiblePanel Markup
Popup Controls
Modal Popup Visual Effects
ACT Controls and Web Services
DynamicPopulate

Application Services


Using ASP.NET Application Services
Forms Authentication
Authorization
Built-in Authentication Service
ASP.NET Configuration Tool
Login Page
Members Page
Configuration Files
JavaScript on Login Page
JavaScript on Home Page
Profile Properties
Using ASP.NET Profile Properties
Using Client-Side Profile Service
Profile JavaScript Code
Storing Profile Information