Chapter 23. State Management in ASP.NET 2.0

In This Chapter

  • Working with Application State

  • Working with Session State

  • Working with View State

  • State Management in Web Farms

The web is inherently stateless because all web pages are served up using the stateless HTTP (or HTTPS) protocol. That means that there is no protocol-level mechanism that allows a web page to maintain information from one request to the next. Without outside help, web pages cannot maintain information about an application, a user's session, or even about previous requests for the same page.

This chapter shows you how to manage the various types of state that are critical to all web applications: application state, session state, and view state. Code samples are provided with discussion on utilizing all of these state management tools. Creating custom session state providers, as well as other types of providers, is covered in Chapter 29, "Creating Custom ASP.NET Providers."

Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Unleashed
Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Unleashed
ISBN: 0672327767
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 298 © 2008-2017.
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