Zak Ruvalcaba, «Beginning Expression Web» (Wrox Beginning Guides)

Microsoft Expression Web gives you the tools to develop sophisticated sites that integrate standardized CSS layout with ASP.NET

2.0, XML, and SQL Server™ 2005. Written by an experienced ASP.NET and Dreamweaver Web developer, this book shows you

how to take advantage of all of Expression Web’s innovative features to create a memorable online experience.

Zak Ruvalcaba provides you with expert tips and techniques on Web page structuring, page formatting using style sheets,

utilizing HTML forms, and working with XML data. As you progress through each chapter, you’ll discover how to apply this

information in order to design and develop new Web applications. Task-oriented examples are also integrated throughout the

pages book that you can leverage as you build your own cutting-edge, standards-based Web site.

Some of the topics covered include:

Working with Images, Media, and Hyperlinks
Page Formatting Using Cascading Style Sheets
Web Page Structuring Techniques by Using Tables
Advanced Page Structuring Techniques by Using Layers and CSS
Designing Table-less Web Sites by Using Layers and CSS
Adding Interactivity with Behaviors including Call Script, Check Browser, Check Plug-in, Go To Url, Open Browser Window, and

Preload Images
Working with HTML Forms and Form Controls including input text and password, checkboxes, radio buttons, drop down boxes,

and testing your forms
Introduction to Web Application Development including client side, server side, and .NET introductions
Accessing and Displaying Database Data including connecting to both Access and SQL Server 2005 Express Edition databases

and working with DataSource Controls, List Bound controls, and data controls
Inserting, Editing, and Deleting Database Data including working with the FormView and GridView controls
Validating User Input with RequiredFieldValidator, CompareValidator, RangeValidator, ValidationSummary,

RegularExpressionValidator, and CustomValidator controls
Securing Your Web Applications including configuring application services and forms authentication
Working with XML Data including binding XML data and working with RSS
Building Accessible and Standards-Compliant Web Sites including accessibility testing