Learn how ASP.NET works and how to set it up. Build and dissect ASP.NET pages. Learn how to control your applications using VB.NET and its built-in functions and objects. Learn what databases are, how to create them, and the steps to use them in your ASP.NET pages through ADO.NET. Learn how to read and write XML data through your ASP.NET pages. Learn some more advanced techniques for interacting with databases and XML. Use caching to boost the performance of your applications.