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How to handle security and authorization in your Web Forms applications using ASP.NET membership and roles.

  1. Introduction (6 Tutorials)

    This series of tutorials explores techniques for authenticating users using a login form (forms authentication) and authorizing access to individual pages in an ASP.NET application.

  2. Membership (10 Tutorials)

    This tutorial series examines techniques for using the built-in membership (security) system to create user accounts and configure authorization rules.

  3. Roles (6 Tutorials)

    This tutorial series describes how to create and delete roles, how to assign users to roles, and how to authorize by role.

  4. Admin (6 Tutorials)

    This tutorial series shows you one way to create an administration page that lets you manage users and roles.

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