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Programming Microsoft® ASP.NET 3.5
Author Dino Esposito
Pages 1152
Disk 1 null
Level Int/Adv
Published 02/13/2008
ISBN 9780735625273
Price $59.99
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Companion Content

Welcome to the companion content page for Programming Microsoft ASP.NET 3.5, which has content and links related to this book. For additional information, see the book's Introduction.

Code Samples

Download the Code Samples (21.00 MB).

In order to use some of the examples in Chapter 19, you need to download and install the AJAX Control Toolkit. The AJAX Control Toolkit is not a commercially released product, but is rather a joint project between the community and Microsoft aimed at providing an excellent collection of Web client components available for the ASP.NET AJAX framework. You can get the AJAX Control Toolkit from Once there, navigate to to get the latest build and check issues and bug fixes.

System Requirements
You’ll need the following hardware and software to build and run the code samples for this book:
  • Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, or Microsoft Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional or Standard Edition or Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Web Developer Express Edition.
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) is not strictly required, but it is helpful for testing sample applications in a realistic runtime environment.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express (included with Visual Studio 2008) or Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
  • The Northwind database of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is used in most examples in this book to demonstrate data-access techniques. You can obtain the Northwind database from the Microsoft Download Center (
  • 766-MHz Pentium or compatible processor (1.5-GHz Pentium recommended).
  • 256-MB RAM (512 MB or more recommended).
  • Video (800 x 600 or higher resolution) monitor with at least 256 colors (1024 x 768 High Color 16-bit recommended).
  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
  • Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device.
Installing the Code Samples
After you download the code samples file to your computer, run the installer and follow the instructions that appear.

Uninstalling the Code Samples
To remove the code samples from your computer, make the appropriate selection from Add Or Remove Programs in the Control Panel.

Support Information

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the book and the companion content.

As corrections or changes are collected, they will be added to a Microsoft Knowledge Base article. You can find Knowledge Base articles and other support options at the following location: Microsoft Press Book and CD Support Web Site.

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2008