Working with Data

How to access data using controls and how to persist information between requests.

  1. Getting Started with ASP.NET 4.5 Web Forms

    This tutorial series includes several tutorials that work with data.

  2. Model Binding and Web Forms in Visual Studio 2013 (6 Tutorials)

    How to work with data using Model Binding and Web Forms.

  3. ASP.NET 4 Web Forms - Validating User Input in a Page

    This walkthrough illustrates how to use ASP.NET validator controls to check user input in a page.

  4. ASP.NET 4 Web Forms - State Management

    This article examines the options in ASP.NET that help you preserve data both per page and across the application.

  5. ASP.NET Data Access - Recommended Resources

    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.

Essential Videos


Microsoft has made it possible for you to enjoy this Pluralsight training free of charge. In addition, you can watch more videos free of charge from Microsoft.

1. Visual Studio Features

52 mins

2. Working with Data

43 mins

3. Framework Features

78 mins

4. HTML5 Features

44 mins

5. oAuth and Security Features

51 mins

Sponsored By: Pluralsight

Unlock access to 3,000+ dev, IT and creative courses that you can watch anytime, anywhere.

Starting at $29/mo.

free trial subscribe now

ASP.NET Web Forms Books

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

Pro ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010

Pro ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010

by Matthew MacDonald

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