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ASP.NET 2.0 Quickstart Tutorial

Welcome to the ASP.NET 2.0 QuickStart Tutorial

The ASP.NET QuickStart is a series of ASP.NET samples and supporting commentary designed to quickly acquaint developers with the syntax, architecture, and power of the ASP.NET Web programming framework. The QuickStart samples are designed to be short, easy-to-understand illustrations of ASP.NET features. By the time you finish reading this tutorial, you will be familiar with the broad range of the new features in ASP.NET 2.0, as well as the features that were supported in earlier versions.

Beta Release Note

This Beta version of the Quickstart tutorial provides just an overview of some of the exciting new features in the new ASP.NET 2.0 Framework. As new content and samples become available for this Beta release, we will make them available on the ASP.NET Website. Visiting this Web site is a great way to learn more after reading this tutorial, so check it frequently for updates.

What Level of Expertise Is Assumed in the QuickStart?

This Quickstart assumes that you are familiar with basic Web programming fundamentals such as HTML and web site organization. You do not need previous ASP experience, but you should be familiar with the concepts behind interactive Web pages, including forms, scripts, and data access.

We hope you enjoy this new release as much as we enjoyed building it!

-- The Microsoft Web Platform and Tools Team