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This book is a disgrace. The main feature of ASP.Net which distinguish it from ASP is the separation of presentation formats (forms) from program logic. This book has NOTHING of that in it. It is simply a rehash of an ASP book. ASP was a terrible technology which produced awful programs with code and presentation formatting hopelessly mixed together. ASP.Net is much, much, better but this book describes none of the differences.
The author's attempts to describe ADO.NET are equally woeful. He merely describes those classes and methods which are most like ADO. He mentions nothing of data adapters, datasets and dataviews, features designed to massively improve the scalability of… Read more