In this chapter, you'll learn:
Which books we recommend for people who are just learning ASP.NET Web Pages.
by Mike Brind, Imar Spaanjaars. This complete Wrox guide shows you what ASP.NET Web Pages is, how it works, and how to get the best from it right away. It covers all the basic foundations and also introduces HTML, CSS, and Ajax using jQuery, giving beginning programmers a firm foundation for building dynamic web sites.
by Laurence Moroney. This practical book introduces the templates, helper libraries, and other tools in WebMatrix for building and customizing a data-driven site—including techniques for adding video, email, web forms, and other features. Learn how easy it can be to create a dynamic web presence for your small business or organization with WebMatrix.
By Jim Wang. Building ASP.NET Web Pages with WebMatrix offers you an accessible, step-by-step introduction to ASP.NET Web Pages server-side programming. This highly-focused primer demonstrates how to use Microsoft’s free WebMatrix programming environment to seamlessly place your logic and HTML in a single page, making ASP.NET web development simple, quick and rewarding.
By Steve Lydford. The WebMatrix installation includes all the tools the developer requires to quickly create fully-functional, data-driven, dynamic sites using ASP.NET web pages. The lightweight custom development tool works alongside SQL Server Compact Edition and Internet Information Services (IIS) Express to provide a seamless and easy-to-use environment which enables the web developer to concentrate on the rapid development of feature-rich websites, without the need to learn the complex concepts and highly structured programming models which many other frameworks require.