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How to get started with the Ajax Control Toolkit, and how to use some of the most popular controls.

  1. Getting Started (6 Tutorials)

    This page describes how to download the Ajax Control Toolkit and how to add its controls to the Visual Studio or Visual Web Developer toolbox.

  2. Accordion (4 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the Accordion control, which contains multiple panes and lets users display one of them at a time.

  3. Animation (26 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to create animations using the Animation control and animation framework.

  4. CascadingDropdown (8 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the the CascadingDropDown control to create related drop-down lists that update when users make a selection.

  5. CollapsiblePanel (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the CollapsiblePanel control to let users expand and collapse areas on the page.

  6. ColorPicker (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the ColorPicker control, which lets users select a color from a popup window.

  7. ComboBox (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the ComboBox control, which combines the flexibility of a text box with a list of options that users can choose from.

  8. ConfirmButton (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the ConfirmButton control, which displays a Yes/No popup when the user clicks a button.

  9. DropShadow (4 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the DropShadow control, which draws a drop shadow behind a panel.

  10. DynamicPopulate (6 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the DynamicPopulate control, which calls a web service and displays the resulting value in a control on the page.

  11. FilteredTextBox (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the FilteredTextBox control, which lets you specify which characters are allowed in user input.

  12. HoverMenu (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the HoverMenu control, which displays a popup when users hold the mouse pointer over an element.

  13. HTMLEditor (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the HTMLEditor control, which provides a rich editor and WYSIWYG or source editing of HTML content.

  14. ModalPopup (8 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the ModalPopup control, which lets you create the equivalent of a modal dialog box.

  15. MutuallyExclusiveCheckbox (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the MutuallyExclusiveCheckbox control to create check boxes that work like radio buttons (mutually exclusive) but that can be completely cleared.

  16. NoBot (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the NoBot control, which provides an automated way to prevent bots from posting to a site.

  17. NumericUpDown (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the NumericUpDown control, which lets users select a value using up and down arrows.

  18. PasswordStrength (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to PasswordStrength control to check how strong a password is as a user creates it.

  19. Popup (6 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the Popup control to display a popup when any other control is activated.

  20. Rating (2 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the Rating control to let users enter ratings for articles or items.

  21. ReorderList (4 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the ReorderList control to display a list that users can reorder by dragging items.

  22. Slider (4 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the Slider control to display a graphical slider that users can control using the mouse.

  23. TextBoxWatermark (4 Tutorials)

    This tutorial shows how to use the TextBoxWatermark control to display a text box with a message that disappears when users start typing in it.

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