ASP.NET Server Controls
Server controls are specifically designed to work with Web Forms pages. They differ from controls for Windows applications because they work within the ASP.NET page framework. Because of this, server controls feature unique design considerations. The topics listed here provide background information on what server controls are and how they work.
In This Section
- Introduction to ASP.NET Server Controls
- Describes the general types of server controls and how they differ.
- Creating and Programming ASP.NET Server Controls
- Lists topics that provide the information about how to work with these controls.
- Web Forms Validation
- Lists topics that provide information on how to use the validation controls to verify user input on a Web Forms page.
- Client Script in Web Forms Pages
- Describes how you can combine client (browser) script with server-based code in a Web Forms page.
- Controls You Can Use on Web Forms Pages
- Links to a description of each type of ASP.NET server control.
- Web User Controls and Web Custom Controls
- Provides an overview of user controls (controls you create as Web Forms pages and then embed in other Web Forms pages) and of custom controls (controls you build by deriving from the base Web Forms control class).
- Web Forms Pages
- Lists topics pertaining to Web Forms generally.
- ASP.NET Server Controls by Function
- Provides a breakdown of what types of controls are available and what each is for.
- ASP.NET Server Controls Recommendations
- Provides suggestions for when to use each type of ASP.NET server control and why.