ASP.NET Data Presentation Controls Essentials

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  • Displaying tables of data with the Repeater, DataGrid, DataList, and GridView controls
  • Displaying hierarchical data using ASP.NET data controls
  • Paging and sorting data using the Repeater, DataGrid, and GridView controls
  • Binding data to ASP.NET 2.0 controls like ObjectDataSource, AccessDataSource, and XMLDataSource
  • Inserting, Updating, and Deleting data using all major data controls in ASP.NET
  • Exporting GridView control to MS Excel and MS Word
  • Extending the existing data controls to build custom controls
  • Using LINQ to bind data to the new data controls introduced in ASP.NET 3.5 (Orcas)



The ASP.NET Data Presentation Controls are server controls to which you can bind data to organize and display it in different ways.

This book shows you how to get the most from these controls to easily display and manage complex data in your web applications. It takes you through each of the major data presentation controls in ASP.NET, gets you started using them, and then shows you how to use them in your applications for managing your data.



  • Systematic coverage of major ASP.NET data presentation controls
  • Packed with re-usable examples of common data control tasks
  • Covers LINQ and binding data to ASP.NET 3.5 (Orcas) controls


Page Count 256
Course Length 7 hours 40 minutes
ISBN 9781847193957
Date Of Publication 31 Dec 2007


Joydip Kanjilal

Joydip Kanjilal is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in ASP.NET, as well as a speaker and the author of several books and articles. He received the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Professional) award at ASP.Net for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. He is currently working as a Chief Software Architect at a reputed software company in Hyderabad.

Joydip has almost 20 years of industry experience in IT, with more than 14 years in Microsoft .NET and its related technologies. He has been selected as MSDN Featured Developer of the Fortnight (MSDN) and as Community Credit Winner several times.

He is the author of several books and more than 250 articles. Many of his articles have been featured at Microsoft’s Official Site on ASP.NET.

Joydip has authored the following books:-

  • ASP.NET Web API (Packt Publishing)
  • Visual Studio Six in One (Wrox Publishers)
  • ASP.NET 4.0 Programming (Mc-Graw Hill Publishing)
  • Entity Framework Tutorial (Packt Publishing)
  • Pro Sync Framework (APRESS)
  • Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET Ajax in 24 Hours (Sams Publishing)
  • ASP.NET Data Presentation Controls Essentials (Packt Publishing)

Joydip has also reviewed more than a dozen books till date. He was a speaker a speaker at the reputed Spark IT 2010 event and at the reputed Dr. Dobb’s Conference 2014 in Bangalore. He's also worked as a judge for the Jolt Awards at Dr. Dobb's Journal. He blogs these days at: