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Web development fundamentals  |    A 3 day   hands on   training course

Web development training course description

This three-day course helps build a foundation in the development of Web applications. This is not a HTML course but covers the technologies needed to develop web applications. Technologies covered include: ASP.NET, XML, AJAX and HTTP error codes.

What will you learn
  • Program Web applications.
  • Work with data and services.
  • Troubleshoot and debug Web applications.
  • Work with client side scripting.
  • Configure and deploy web applications.
Web development training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone looking for an introduction to web development.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 3 days

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

Web development training course contents

  • Programming web applications
  • Customise the layout and appearance of a web page
  • CSS; tables; embedding images; page layout for navigation.

  • Understand ASP.NET intrinsic objects
  • Request; Server; Application; Session; Response; HttpContext.

  • Understand state information in web applications
  • Understand how state is stored based on application design and hardware; understand different types such as session state, view state, control state and application state.

  • Understand events and control page flow
  • Application and page life cycle events; page events; control events; application events; session events; cross-page posting; Response.Redirect; Server.Transfer; IsPostBack; setting AutoEventWireup.

  • Understand controls
  • Understanding various types of controls, including user, server, web and validation controls; know which is the appropriate type of control for a scenario.

  • Understand configuration files
  • Understanding the usage of web.config and machine.config, and the settings that can be made.

  • Working with data and services
  • Read and write XML data
  • Understanding XML, XML validation Does not include: Web services; XPath syntax; XmlDocument; XPathNavigator; XPathNodeIterator; XPathDocument; XmlReader; XmlWriter; XmlDataDocument; XmlNamespaceManager.

  • Distinguish between DataSet & DataReader objects
  • The ability to choose the proper data object to use based on application requirements/design.

  • Call a service from a web page
  • Creating a basic WCF service or web service so that it can be consumed; App_WebReferences; configuration.

  • Understand DataSource controls
  • LinqDataSource: ObjectDataSource; XmlDataSource; SqlDataSource.

  • Bind controls to data by using data binding syntax
  • Ensure that data is updated and displayed in data-aware controls.

  • Manage data connections and databases
  • Database connections; connection objects; connection pools; transaction objects.

  • Troubleshooting and debugging web applications
  • Debug a web application
  • Use in conjunction with custom error pages to display appropriate error information to the appropriate user; implement tracing of a web application, Trace.axd, Trace=True on @Page directive.

  • Handle web application errors
  • HTTP error codes.

  • Working with client-side scripting
  • Understand client-side scripting
  • Purpose of client-side scripting; various client-side scripting languages. LE/370 and Intrinsic Functions.

  • Understand AJAX concepts
  • ASP.NET AJAX implementation; working with client-side libraries, EnablePartialRendering, Triggers, ChildrenAsTriggers, Scripts, Services, UpdateProgress, Timer, ScriptManagerProxy, extender controls.

  • Configuring and deploying web applications
  • Configure authentication and authorisation
  • Forms authentication, Windows authentication; authorisation; file authorisation; impersonation Does not include: Windows Cardspace authentication, Passport (Windows Live ID) authentication, Custom authentication.

  • Configure projects, solutions and reference assemblies
  • Local assemblies; shared assemblies (GAC); web application projects; solutions; configuration files; AppSettings.

  • Publish web applications
  • Choosing the appropriate method to deploy an application based on existing or intended environment; updatable vs. not updateable; MSI deployment; Internet Information Server (IIS) installation and configuration.

  • Understand application pools
  • Purpose of application pools; effect of application pools on web applications.

Learning path



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Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.