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Active Server Pages in 24 Hours

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ISBN-10: 0672316129

ISBN-13: 9780672316128

Edition: 1999

Authors: Christoph Wille, Christian Kollier

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A guide to building dynamic interactive Web sites, this starter kit for web programmers includes 2 books, STY Active Server Pages in 24 Hours and STY Visual InterDev in 24 Hours and a full version of Visual InterDev.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 6/14/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Introduction
Who Should Read This Book?
What You'll Learn in the Next 24 Hours
What You Need
Downloading the Examples
Conventions Used in This Book
ASP Fundamentals
Creating Your First Page
What You Need to Run ASP
Personal Web Server (PWS)
Internet Information Server
Write a Little ASP Example
Handling an ASP File
The Browser's Result of a Computed ASP File
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Introducing Internet Information Server
Choosing Your Development Platform
Personal Web Server for Windows 95/98
Personal Web Server for Windows NT Workstation
IIS on Windows NT Server
Chili! ASP on Various Platforms
Creating a Web Site from Scratch
Adding IP Addresses to Windows NT
Creating the Web Site
Setting Default Documents
Creating Virtual Directories
ASP Compared to Other Technologies
Technologies Out of the Box
Additional Technologies for IIS
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Working with ASP
ASP Architecture
Built-In ASP Objects
Scripting Languages in ASP
Creating Reusable Code Blocks
ASP Development Tools
VBScript Crash Course
Conditional Statements
Loops
Procedures
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Interacting with the User
Sending Data to the User
Combining VBScript and HTML
Buffering Output
Determining the Content Type
Redirecting the User
Formatting Locale-Specific Data
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Retrieving Information from the User
Retrieving Environment Variables
Using the Virtual Path of the Script
Find Out the Length of Posted Content
Retrieve HTTP Headers
Read the Client's IP Address
Use of Multiple Domains on a Virtual Server
Creating and Sending a Web Form
Using the GET Method
Using the POST Method
How to Separate Multiple Fields
Validation of Data
Check for Numeric Data
Check for a Valid Date
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Managing User Sessions and Applications
Web Applications Revisited
User Session Management
General Usage of the Session Object
The Behavior of Session Cookies
Use the global.asa to Specify Event Scripts
Tracking Page Hits
Tracking the Number of Users
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Persisting Information About the User
Cookie Basics
Setting Cookies
Creating a Permanent Cookie
Using Cookie Dictionaries
Retrieving Cookies
Checking the Cookie-Enabled State of the Client
Checking Using the Session Object
Using a Generic Approach
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Advanced Use of Intrinsic ASP Objects
Encoding Strings
HTML-Encoding Strings
URL-Encoding Strings
Codepages and Character Sets
Character Sets
Codepages
Mapping Server Paths
Limiting Script Timeout
Advanced Headers
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Extending the Reach of ASP with Components on IIS
Working with Components
Creating Instances of Components
Using Server.CreateObject to Instantiate Components
Using VBScript's CreateObject to Instantiate Components
Creating Objects with the [OBJECT] Tag
Enumerating Session and Application Objects
Working with the Dictionary Object
Adding Values to a Dictionary
Reading Values From a Dictionary
Enumerating Values in a Dictionary
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Using IIS's Installable Components
Automatically Linking Content Pages
Detecting a Browser's Capabilities
Adding Banners to Your Site
Rotation Schedule Files
Redirection File
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Sending and Receiving Email
The SMTP Service
Installing the SMTP Service
Configuring the Default Domain
Sending Email
Creating a Simple Feedback Form
Sending an HTML Email
Attaching Files to an Email
Retrieving Email
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Working with Files
Accessing a Text File
Reading Drive Properties
Performing Actions on Folders
The Main Program
The Helper Functions
Moving, Copying, or Deleting Files and Folders
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Data-Driven ASP Pages
Data Access Basics
Introducing the ADO Object Model
Creating and Configuring an ODBC Data Source
Accessing the Northwind Database
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Retrieving Data from a Database
Opening a Recordset
Creating an SQL Statement
Preparing Recordset Options
Retrieving Multiple Recordsets
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Inserting Data Into a Table
Adding Records to a Database
Using the SQL INSERT Command
Using Recordset AddNew Method
Handling Large Text or Binary Data Fields
Using GetChunk
Using AppendChunk
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Modifying Table Data
Updating Data in a Database
Using the SQL UPDATE Command
Updating Recordset Objects
Deleting Data from a Database
Using the SQL DELETE Command
Using the Recordset Delete Method
Using Different OLE DB Providers
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Paging Through Recordsets
Handling Server-Side Paging
The Declaration Part
Setting the Current Page Number
Preparing the Recordset for Paging
Opening the Recordset
Setting the Recordset Cursor
Sending Database Data
Providing the Web Form for Paging
Disconnecting a Recordset
Updating a Disconnected Recordset
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercises
Using Stored Procedures
Programming Stored Procedures
Invoking Stored Procedures
Using Input Parameters
Using Output Parameters
Using Return Codes
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Advanced ASP
Debugging ASP Applications
Debugging With Script Debugger
Enabling Server-Side Debugging
Debugging a Script
Working With Breakpoints
Debugging Global.asa
Debugging on Production Servers
Checking for Problems in Performance Monitor
Examining IIS Log Files
Logging Errors to the Event Log
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Using XML
Understanding XML
Displaying XML
Rendering XML Using the DOM
Using XSL Style Sheets
Creating XML On-the-Fly
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Programming Windows Script Components
Introducing Windows Script Components
Creating a Hello World WSC Component
Using the WSC Wizard
Adding Functionality
Registering the Component
Using the Component
Advanced WSC Techniques
Debugging a WSC Component
Encoding a WSC Component
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Exercise
Securing Your ASP Applications
The IIS Security Process
IP Address Restrictions
User Authentication
IIS Directory Permissions
NTFS Directory and File Permissions
Secure Connections with SSL
Generating a Certificate Signing Request
Applying for a Test Certificate
Installing the Certificate
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Tuning Your ASP Applications
Speed Up Database Queries
Bypass the ODBC Layer
Choose the Appropriate Recordset Options
Close Connections as Soon as Possible
Use Stored Procedures
Use Disconnected Recordsets
Enable Connection Pooling
Accelerate Your ASP Script
Use Local Variables Whenever Possible
Batch Response.Write Statements
Avoid Resizing Dynamic Arrays
Turn on Option Explicit
Copy Collection Values to Local Variables
Usage of the Session Object
Avoid Running a Site as an Isolated Process
Use the Cache of the Browser
Buffer Output
Use Compiled Objects
Do Performance Testing
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Foundations for a Web Store
Planning Your Store
The Catalog
Your Shopping Bag Solution
Check Out
Implementing a Shopping Bag
Invoking the Bag from the Catalog
Adding Products to the Bag
Displaying the Shopping Bag
Changing Quantities of Products
Summary
QandA
Workshop
Quiz
Appendixes
Answers
"Creating Your First Page"
Quiz
"Introducing Internet Information Server"
Quiz
"Working with ASP"
Quiz
"Sending Data to the User"
Quiz
Exercise
"Retrieving Information from the User"
Quiz
Exercise
"Managing User Sessions and Applications"
Quiz
Exercise
"Persisting Information About the User"
Quiz
Exercise
"Advanced Use of Intrinsic ASP Objects"
Quiz
Exercise
"Working with Components"
Exercise
"Using IIS's Installable Components"
Quiz
Exercise
"Sending and Receiving Email"
Quiz
Exercise
"Working with Files"
Quiz
Exercise
"Data Access Basics"
Quiz
Exercise
"Retrieving Data from a Database"
Quiz
Exercise
"Inserting Data into a Table"
Quiz
Exercise
"Modifying Table Data"
Quiz
Exercise
"Paging Through Recordsets"
Exercises
"Using Stored Procedures"
Quiz
Exercise
"Debugging ASP Applications"
Quiz
"Using XML"
Quiz
Exercise
"Programming Windows Script Components"
Quiz
Exercise
"Securing Your ASP Applications"
Quiz
"Tuning Your ASP Applications"
Quiz
"Foundations for a Web Store"
Quiz
ASP Information Resources
IIS/ASP-Related Information from Microsoft
ASP Information Resources
ASP Listserver and Newsgroups
ASP and Visual Development Tools
ASP Express
Drumbeat 2000
EasyASP
GASPY
HomeSite 4.0
Visual InterDev 6.0
Index