Web Forms Pages
Web Forms is an ASP.NET feature that you can use to create the user interface for your Web applications. Web Forms pages offer you a powerful and straightforward programming model that uses familiar rapid application development (RAD) techniques to build sophisticated Web-enabled user interfaces. The following topics provide background information that you will find useful in learning to work with Web Forms pages.
In This Section
- Introduction to Web Forms Pages
- Presents a high-level overview of Web Forms pages and describes why Web Forms pages solve problems unique to Web application development.
- Creating and Managing Web Forms Pages
- Provides instructions on creating and managing Web Forms pages.
- Programming Web Forms
- Provides information on the specific aspects of programming in a Web Forms environment.
- Data Access in Web Forms Pages
- Provides a summary of ASP.NET data binding technology in Web Forms pages.
- Creating and Programming ASP.NET Server Controls
- Lists the controls you can add to a Web Forms page and provides links for more information.
- Introduction to ASP.NET Web Applications in Visual Studio
- Provides an overview of the components of an ASP.NET Web application, including Web Forms and XML Web services, and how Visual Studio helps you create a Web application.
- Decision Chart
- Provides a graphical, linked guide to decisions about designing your application.
- Web Forms State Management
- Describes the approaches you can use in a Web Forms page to maintain page and control state.
- ASP.NET Technology Backgrounder
- Provides a summary of ASP.NET technology and where Web Forms pages fit into it.
- Web Forms Code Model
- Describes the object-oriented structure of Web Forms pages — how they derive from a base Page class and how they work.
- Migrating to Web Forms
- Provides an overview of issues in migrating HTML and ASP pages to Web Forms pages, and links to more information.
- ASP.NET Optimization
- Links to topics that provide suggestions for getting the best performance from your Web applications.