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Microsoft Corporation

December 1999

Applies To: Microsoft FrontPage; Microsoft Access; Microsoft Internet Information Server; Microsoft Jet; Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Windows NT

Summary: This article provides links to other articles about creating Web solutions. (9 printed pages)


MSDN Library FrontPage section

This portion of the MSDN Library is dedicated to Microsoft® FrontPage® and FrontPage Server Extensions. It includes tutorials, white papers, links, and technical articles.

How to Apply a Theme to a Word Document Using FrontPage 2000

This Knowledge Base article describes how to change the theme of the pages in a web that were created with Microsoft Word.

Data Access

The Objects of My Affection: Creating & Debugging Java Server-Side Objects

This article by Product Support Services managing editor Tom Moran poses (and answers) the question, “What could possibly be more fun than debugging server-side objects written in Java?” This is the first in a series of three articles.

The Objects of My Affection, Part 2: Adding Data Access Using WFC/ADO

Tom Moran continues a series of articles by explaining how to create a simple Access database that holds some quotes, and how to modify the Java object and ASP page to randomly pull one of those quotes up whenever the page is refreshed. His article also discusses using the new Windows® Foundation Classes (WFC), which wrap Active Data Objects (ADO), for database access.

The Objects of My Affection, Part 3: Record Counts and Error Checking

Tom Moran finishes his series of articles by describing how to get the actual record count, and adding error checking.

Internet Synchronization with Microsoft Jet 3.5

This article by Microsoft Support engineer Mike Wachal describes how to perform Internet synchronization of Jet 3.5 databases.


XML Developer Guide

This page provides links to topics of interest to Web developers who use Extensible Markup Language (XML).

XML Developer Center

This developer portal site provides tips on where to go on the Microsoft Web sites for information about XML.

Extreme XML Columns

The following articles by Charles Heinemann, Microsoft Program Manager for XML, were originally published in the Site Builder Network Magazine “Extreme XML” column (now MSDN Online Voices “Extreme XML”).

XML Tutorial

This tutorial consists of a set of interactive lessons, listed below, that walk you through typical XML authoring and development tasks.

  • Lesson 1: Authoring XML Elements
  • Lesson 2: Authoring XML Documents
  • Lesson 3: Authoring XML Data Islands
  • Lesson 4: Using the XML Object Model
  • Lesson 5: Using XML Namespaces
  • Lesson 6: Authoring XML Schemas
  • Lesson 7: Accessing Typed XML Values
  • Lesson 8: Using Data Types Within XML Documents
  • Lesson 9: Using the C++ XML DSO
  • Lesson 10: Using the Master/Detail Feature with the C++ XML DSO

Automated Purchasing and Supplier Data Integration with XML

This article describes a real-world scenario in which XML is used to centralize a purchasing system.

XML: Enabling Next-Generation Web Applications

This article offers a lengthy introduction to the topic of using XML in Web applications.


All About Scripting

In this article, Microsoft Developer Technology Engineer Nancy Winnick Cluts explains what scripting is, describes the different Microsoft scripting languages (Visual Basic® Scripting Edition [VBScript] and Jscript®) that are available; provides information about server-side scripting; and, at the end of the article, provides a list of links to resources for more information about scripting.

Inside Microsoft Visual Basic, Scripting Edition

These seven chapters from the Microsoft Press® book include four sample projects that use VBScript to create Web applications.

Office 2000

Using Office Server Extensions

This series of articles from the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit documents how Microsoft Office 2000 users can use Office Server Extensions to publish documents, participate in discussions, and collaborate on team projects.

How to Create a Threaded Discussion in Microsoft Office Applications

This Knowledge Base article describes how to begin a discussion and post further discussions in a Microsoft Office 2000 application.

Integrating Office 2000 with Your Intranet

This series of articles from the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit shows you how to publish and manage online documents, create and publish your own Web sites, and, with the new broadcasting features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, broadcast presentations and multimedia shows in real time on your own network.

Presentation Broadcasting in PowerPoint 2000

In this article, Windows Media Technologies program manager Brooks Cutter describes how to use PowerPoint 2000 to broadcast presentations live over the Internet.


An ASP You Can Grasp: The ABCs of Active Server Pages

Microsoft Developer Technology Engineer Nancy Winnick Cluts took a look at the documentation, attended a couple of presentations at Tech*Ed 97, surfed the Internet, and came up with some answers about what the Active Server Pages technology really is, its complexity level, and where you can find more detailed information (lots of links!).

25+ ASP Tips to Improve Performance and Style

In this compilation of tips, Senior Microsoft Consultant Len Cardinal and Microsoft IIS Performance Lead George V. Reilly, provide ways to streamline the performance of your Web pages and to improve your coding style.

Professional Active Server Pages

This series of four chapters from the Wrox Press book describes using ADO and ASP to build client/server applications.

Professional Active Server Pages 2.0

This series of five chapters from the Wrox Press book covers security issues, Internet mail, and using Microsoft Transaction Server and Microsoft Index Server in electronic commerce applications.

So Happy Together? Using ActiveX Components with Active Server Pages

In this overview article Microsoft Developer Technology Engineer Nancy Winnick Cluts answers the following questions about using ActiveX® components with ASP. Where can you find information about available components? What tools help you build components? Where can you find samples for building components?

ASP Component Catalog

Microsoft Product Support manager Mike Fenbert provides this online catalog of components you can use as building blocks for your Web pages and Web-based applications.

Using Active Server Pages Technology to Display Microsoft Access Data

In this article you’ll see how to use Active Server Pages (ASP) technology to dynamically display data. The advantage to dynamic display is that each time a user loads the page that includes Access data, the most current version of the data will display.


Microsoft Outlook HTML Form Converter

This tool provides a way to convert a form designed and created in Microsoft Outlook® into a form usable on the Web—that is, a form created from HTML and ASP code.

Microsoft Outlook Web Access

With Microsoft Outlook Web Access, users can access data on a Microsoft Exchange Server computer by using an Internet browser (one that supports frames and JavaScript) from a UNIX, Macintosh, or Microsoft Windows-based computer.


The Microsoft Windows NT Security Model

This article provides a brief introduction to security on Microsoft Windows® 2000.

Setting Web Site Permissions

This article gives you an overview of how to protect your FrontPage sites.