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What is Active Server Pages ?
ASP is the future of the web. With ASP, you can customize your web pages to be more dynamic, more efficient and more responsive to your users. It's not just a technology, though-to get the best out of ASP, you'll be using it in tandem with HTML, and with one or more of the web's simple scripting languages. This book will teach you everything you need to create useful real-world applications on the web.
Who is this book for ?
This book is for anybody with a grasp of HTML who wants to add more to their web pages. it covers a simple Internet programming language - VBScript - and a free version of the ASP technology, which makes it the ideal first step for the aspiring Web professional. It's also useful for more experienced programmers looking for a practical, no-nonsense introduction to ASP and programming for the Web.
What does this book cover ?
• Teaches VBScript as an integral part of learning to use ASP
• Explains how to make your pages more dynamic with HTML and script code
• Covers writing and debugging script code
• Includes comprehensive coverage of setting up ASP, what software to use, and how to administer your pages
• Demonstates how to access databases to give dynamically updated web pages
• Introduces object oriented programming and shows you how to use ASP objects
• Provides the foundation for you to write useful, real world dynamic web pages
• Fully worked sample application to demonstrate the power of ASP
• Loaded with examples, exercises and useful tips