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Visual Web Developer Starter Kits

The ASP.NET 2.0 Starter Kits are sample ASP.NET Web sites that provide code to accomplish common Web development tasks. Each sample is complete and well documented so that you can use the code to quickly start your ASP.NET development projects today. Some samples were created when Visual Studio 2005 was released and, through the support of the ASP.NET community, more samples have been added.


The ASP.NET 2.0 Starter Kits are unsupported samples. As a result, Microsoft Product Support Services cannot answer questions about the starter kits. However, you can post questions about the starter kits on the ASP.NET forums Web site, where community members who have experience with the kits can help you.

Starter Kits

The following table lists some of the many starter kits that are available on the ASP.NET 2.0 Starter Kits for Visual Web Developer 2005 Web site.

Starter kit Description

Personal Web Site Starter Kit

The Personal Web Site Starter Kit provides a typical, personal site that includes a photo album system. The kit also includes static pages for a resume and additional links. The site background is available in your choice of white or black; just change the theme.

Club Site Starter Kit

The Club Site Starter Kit provides a starting point for creating an ASP.NET Web site for your club or organization. This kit includes news posting, calendar, member directory, and photo album systems.

Time Tracker Starter Kit

The Time Tracker Starter Kit demonstrates how to build a line-of-business ASP.NET application that enables you to track the period of time spent working on projects. You can use this kit to create projects, create task categories, log completed work, and track time that was spent.

PayPal-enabled Ecommerce Starter Kit

The PayPal-enabled eCommerce Starter Kit is an extensible, open-source ASP.NET application that makes it easy for you to set up and manage your own e-commerce Web site.

eBay Selling Starter Kit

The eBay Selling Starter Kit for Microsoft Visual Basic provides a full-featured ASP.NET application for eBay auction management. You can customize the application to add new features, and you can integrate the application with your existing inventory management system.

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