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The ASP.NET controls that you can use to display data and let users update it. This is all ASP.NET 4 documentation and does not refer to Web Forms model binding, which is now the recommended way to data bind controls. However, the articles also document other aspects of control behavior that is still relevant in the current version of ASP.NET Web Forms.

  1. ASP.NET 4 Data-Bound Controls

    A list of data-bound controls with links to more information about them.

  2. ASP.NET 4 Data Source Controls Overview

    A list of data source controls with links to more information about them.

  3. ASP.NET 4.5 Chart Control

    How to use the ASP.NET Chart control, which lets you create charts and graphs for complex statistical or financial analysis.

  4. Recommended Resources for ASP.NET Data Access

    This topic provides links to documentation resources about how to access data in ASP.NET web applications, primarily by using the Entity Framework and SQL Server.

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ASP.NET Web Forms Books

Microsoft's Jon Galloway recommends these books for learning ASP.NET Web Forms:

Beginning ASP.NET 4.5: in C# and VB

Beginning ASP.NET 4.5: in C# and VB

by Imar Spaanjaars

Professional ASP.NET 4.5 in C# and VB

Professional ASP.NET 4.5 in C# and VB

by Jason N. Gaylord, Christian Wenz, Pranav Rastogi, Todd Miranda, Scott Hanselman

Pro ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010

Pro ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010

by Matthew MacDonald