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Bill Hatfield

Bill Hatfield - Visual Studio.NET 2005 Trainer (MCT, MCSD.NET, CPD, CPI)
Bill is an internationally best-selling author of books on Internet, intranet and client/server technologies. Bill has 13 years experience in the software development industry. 11 of those years in consulting as architect/developer on Internet and client/server technologies, including 6 years of experience as a professional corporate instructor. Bill is the Bestselling author of five books on Internet and client/server development. He specialized at consulting engagement, project-management, Architectural design and Object-Oriented Analysis/Design. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) for Visual Basic, Certified PowerBuilder Developer (CPD) and Certified Powersoft Instructor (CPI). He is also the editor of Visual Studio .NET Developer, a monthly technical journal from Pinnacle. He's an experienced corporate trainer and works in Indianapolis, IN where he also co-founded the local .NET group, the Indianapolis .NET Developers Association.

Course Features:
Course Outline TXT
Module 1
ASP.NET 2.0 Web Applications
Exploring Visual Studio 2005
Launching the Application
The Primary Window
Solution Explorer
Toolbox Window
Web Form
Properties Window
Server Explorer
Error List
New Features in Visual Studio 2005
Common Taskbar
Intellisense Everywhere
Tag Navigation
Create Virtual Directories
Open a Site Via FTP & Refactoring
Inserting a Table
Built-In Test Server & Website Publisher
Creating a New Web Application
Lab - New Website
Demo - Using Visual Studio 2005
Demo - Simple UI and Event Procedure
Demo - Error List
Module 1 Review
Module 2
.NET and ASP.NET 2.0 Overview
What is the .NET Framework?
What is the CLR
Managed Code: Type Safety
Managed Code: Garbage Collection
Managed Code: Security
Managed Code: Languages Neutrality
Managed Code: Multi-Language Projects
Managed Code: XCopy Deployment
Potential Cross-Platform Deployment
The Class Library
Class Library: Namespaces
ASP.NET Overview
Demo - View Source
Module 2 Review
Module 3
Object-Oriented Programming VB 2005
Understanding Classes and Objects
Encapsulation and Abstraction
Understanding Inheritance
Understanding Interfaces
Benefits and Downsides to Inheritance
Data Structures
Partial Classes
Demo - Creating and Using a Class
Lab - Adding a Class to your Website
Demo - Inheritance
Demo - Adding an Interface
Demo - Searching an ArrayList
Demo - Creating a Type-Specific List
Module 3 Review
Sample Code
Module 4
A Closer Look at Pages and Controls
The Page
The Server Form
Lab - Set Form Defaults
Server Controls
Object Sender & EventArgs
Modifying Properties
Page_Load and IsPostBack
Demo - Using IsPostBack
Page Variables and ViewState
Demo - Using ViewState
Module 4 Review
Sample Code
Module 5
Managing State in a Web Application
What is a Web Application?
Creating New Pages
Demo - Copy Page/Rename Problem
Invoking a New Page
Understanding AutoPostBack
Demo - DropDownList's AutoPostBack
Session and Application Variables
Session State
Alternatives to Using Session State
Demo - Application/Session Variables
Demo - Default/Category Pages
Demo - Cookie Storage and Retrieval
Global Application Class
Module 5 Review
Lab Instructions - Code Lab
Lab - Code Lab
Sample Code
Module 6
Server Control Sampler
Common Control Properties
Navigation Controls
Container Controls
Other Cool Controls
List Controls
Demo - List Controls
Demo - Using MultiView to Create Tabs
Demo - Using FileUpload
Demo - Calendar Control
Validation Controls
Demo - Validation Controls
HTML Controls
Demo - HTML Form Conversion
Creating Your Own Controls
Demo - Creating an Add-Item Listbox
Demo - Creating a Die User Control
Module 6 Review
Lab Instructions - Code Lab
Lab - Code Lab
Sample Code
Module 7
Database Access & Update
Data Sources
The SqlDataSource
Advanced SqlDataSource Properties
Data Binding
The GridView
Specifying Parameters
Demo - Categories Database Retrieval
Lab - Database Retrieve
Demo - Categories Sorting and Paging
Demo - Categories Filtering Data
Demo - Linking to a Details Page
Demo - Details Insert/Update/Delete
The Details View
Demo - Master/Detail Page
Module 7 Review
Sample Code
Module 8
Creating Components and Web Services
What is a .NET component?
Private & Public Assemblies
Demo - Creating a Math Function Library
What's a Web Service?
Web Service Applications
Creating a Web Service
Demo - Creating a Web Service
Calling a Web Service
Demo - Calling a Web Service
Module 8 Review
Lab Instructions - Code Lab
Lab - Code Lab
Sample Code
Module 9
ASP.NET 2.0 Advanced User Interface
What's a Theme?
Global vs. Local Themes
Specifying Themes
Creating Themes
Demo - Creating Themes and Skins
What's a Master Page?
How a Master Page Works
Master Page and Content Pages
Building the Master Page
Building the Content Page
Making the Master Connection
Important Points
Demo - Master Page and Content Page
What is a Portal?
ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts
Web Parts Server Controls
Web Parts Page Setup Example
Demo - Simple Web Parts Application
Module 9 Review
Lab Instructions - Code Lab
Lab - Code Lab
Sample Code
Module 10
Caching and Configuration
What is Caching and Why do it?
The Cache Object
Procedure for Using the Cache Object
Page Caching
Demo - The Cache Object
Demo - Page Caching
The Priority of Configuration Files
Basic Structure and Common Elements
Options for Configuration Setting
Demo - Configuration
Module 10 Review
Lab - Configure Application Settings
Sample Code
Module 11
ASP.NET 2.0 Security
.NET Security Approaches
Code Based Security
ASP.NET Authentication Modes
Lab - Configuring Authorization
Login Controls
List of Login Controls
Module 11 Review
Sample Code
Module 12
Error Handling
Error Handling Approaches
Structured Exception Handling
FileStream Class Example
The Catch Section
Throwing Your Own Exceptions
Exception Handling Best Practices
When Not To Use Try/Catch
Try/Catch: In General
Demo - Exception Handling
Coding Error Events
Error Event Handling Procedure
Custom Error Pages
Demo - Custom Error Pages
Module 12 Review
Lab Instructions - Code Lab
Lab - Code Lab
Sample Code
Module 13
Deployment and Tracing
Deployment Options
Copy Web Tool
Demo - Copy Web Tool
Publish Web Utility
Demo - Publish Web Utility
Which Should You Use?
Tracing Overview
Tracing Methods
Tracing Status
Trace Output
Demo - Tracing Methods
Lab - Tracing
Course Closure