Based on Marco Bellinaso′s classic TheBeerHouse ASP.NET 2.0 site example, each chapter presents a business requirement for the site, a roadmap for designing a solution, and the code for implementing the features. By the end of the book, you′ll have a complete functional site and the skills to build your own ASP.NET MVC content and e–commerce site.
What you will learn from this book
How to use jQuery to enhance and extend the capabilities of your ASP.NET MVC site
How to design a module to manage articles, news, and blog posts
Tips for creating and managing multiple polls on your site
Ways to build a robust newsletter system for e–mail newsletters on a background thread
How to develop a Web 2.0 community–centric forum from scratch
Steps for adding a working e–commerce store based on PayPal
All the different ways to deploy an ASP.NET MVC site
Who this book is for
This book is for web developers who are familiar with the basic concepts of web development and ASP.NET. Code examples are shown using C#.
Wrox Problem Design Solution references give you solid, workable solutions to real–world development problems. Each is devoted to a single application, analyzing every problem, examining relevant design issues, and implementing the ideal solution.
Al Katawazi is owner of Blue Shift Technologies Inc. (www.blueshifttechnologies.com), a software consulting company based out of Upstate New York. He is very fortunate to have worked on a variety of different projects for many notable clients. Most recently his focus has been on creating SaaS–based solutions leveraging the MVC framework. Al is also the author of his own blog (www.codingsmarter.com), which he has tried to keep up to date even though writing a book is a great excuse not to. When Al is not programming he enjoys kayaking with his dog Scout and card sharking with his wife Heather.
Marco Bellinaso lives in Bologna, Italy, and works as a freelance consultant, developer, and trainer specialized in all web–things that run on the Microsoft platform, such as ASP.NET, AJAX, and SharePoint. He s been working with the .NET Framework since the Beta 1 on applications of all types, including Web Services, Windows Forms, Windows Services, and mobile applications. He is also author or co–author of a number of commercial tools for developers, such as the VB Migration Partner (http://www.vbmigration.com/), the award–winning VBMaximizer add–in, CodeBox for .NET, and FormMaximizer for .NET.