This special report offers expert interviews, book excerpts, a learning guide and a three-part article series, all aimed at helping you get started with ASP.NET AJAX development. If you think there is anything missing from this report, or if you
|SERIES: ASP.NET AJAX development fundamentals|
ASP.NET AJAX, having been built atop ASP.NET, is tightly coupled with .NET. This server-side model works well for basic applications, but advanced apps need some client-side work.
ASP.NET page performance can be hampered by huge files stored in viewstate. By replacing postbacks with callbacks, ASP.NET AJAX can significantly reduce this bandwidth load.
Along with improvements in UI and client-side programming, Ajax brings security issues. Here three experts identify Ajax security shortcomings and how to address them.
|INTERVIEWS: Authors of ASP.NET AJAX in Action|
The book's other two authors, David Barkol and Rama Krishna Vavilala, share their insight into getting started with Microsoft's Ajax development framework.
|ASP.NET AJAX Book Excerpts|
Ajax applications provide hackers with a larger attack surface than traditional HTML apps. This book excerpt explains why and suggests how to strengthen client-side code.
This chapter examines the many controls within ASP.NET AJAX, from the all-important UpdatePanel to the validators possible through data binding.
|ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Learning Guide|
Read the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Learning Guide
This was first published in April 2007