Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET in 21 Days, Second Edition By Chris Payne
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Week 1. At a Glance
Web forms are an interesting concept in Web development. They allow ASP.NET to provide programmatic control over the user interface by using objects that reside on the server. Indeed, they're an integral part of ASP.NET.
Today you're going to examine the Web forms framework and look at why you're using them in your ASP.NET pages. These controls can dramatically enhance the functionality of your pages, while allowing you to easily develop complex user interfaces.
Tomorrow's lesson will continue this discussion of Web forms with some more advanced topics.
Today's lesson will cover
What HTML forms are and how they work
What Web forms are, how they work, and why they're better than HTML forms