Building Websites with the ASP.NET Community Starter Kit

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  • Learn .NET architecture through building real-world examples
  • Understand, implement, and extend the Community Starter Kit
  • Learn to create and customize your own website
  • For ASP.NET developers with a sound grasp of C#
About

Microsoft's ASP.NET Community Starter Kit (CSK) is a powerful, freely available application that allows you to quickly create a fully featured community-driven website, complete with article and news management, downloads, forums, and user handling. Supported and tested by thousands of developers in the ASP.NET community across the world, the Community Starter Kit offers you the luxury of a scalable and extensible architecture, and the ability to brand your own site. This book will take you inside the Community Starter Kit, allowing you to harness its power for easily creating your own websites. The book is structured to help you understand, implement and extend the Community Starter Kit:

  • Understand how the Community Starter Kit works.
  • Build the skills to implement your own site.
  • Develop the confidence to extend the system for your own needs.

With this book, you will learn how to:

  • Install and configure the CSK
  • Find your way around the CSKs towering range of features
  • Create and administer community websites
  • Become familiar with the common CSK ASP.NET controls
  • Customize your CSK site
  • Discover the secrets of the CSK core architecture
  • Explore the inner workings of CSK modules
  • Extend the CSK by creating new modules
  • Customize existing modules with Web controls
  • Add an RSS feed to share your content with others
  • Deploy your CSK website

This book is for ASP.NET developers with a sound grasp of C# and access to Visual Studio .NET. This book uses the Visual Studio. NET version of the ASP.NET Community Starter Kit available from http://www.asp.net/StarterKits/

Features
  • Learn .NET architecture through building real-world examples
  • Understand, implement, and extend the Community Starter Kit
  • Learn to create and customize your own website
  • For ASP.NET developers with a sound grasp of C#
Page Count 280
Course Length 8 hours 24 minutes
ISBN 9781904811008
Date Of Publication 6 May 2004

Authors

Cristian Darie

Cristian Darie is an eCommerce technology specialist and entrepreneur, and co-founder and CEO of Pleisty, a marketing automation and personalization tool for eCommerce.

K. Scott Allen

K. Scott Allen is the Chief Software Architect for Medisolv, Inc and holds MCP and MCSD certifications. In 12 years of software development Scott has worked on everything from real time firmware in 8 bit embedded devices to highly scalable Internet applications connecting COM+ and J2EE components with web services. Living in Hagerstown, Maryland, Scott tries to play as much softball as possible during the summer. Scott is a cofounder of the site http://www.OdeToCode.com, a .NET developer resource built using the Community Starter Kit.


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