The ExpertRating Online ASP.NET Course
(leading to ExpertRating ASP. NET Programming Skills Certification).
Learn how to use Microsoft's visual Web developer to create exciting, interactive, and polished Web sites with ASP. NET.
You'll begin this hands-on course by adding powerful controls to your Web pages, giving visitors the ability to interact with your Web site.
You'll find out how to connect to a database, read the information stored inside, and display it exactly the way you want.
You'll find out how style sheets make it easy to give every page of your Web site the same clean, consistent, and professional look, and you'll learn how to create master pages to ensure that each page you create uses a common set of controls.
Using ASP. Net's powerful membership features, you'll develop a true community-based Web site that allows users to register, log in, create and update profiles, and post messages to a forum.
You'll explore the issue of Web security, and you'll discover some simple things you can do to protect your site and prevent the most common types of attacks.
This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Jeffrey Kent.
About the ExpertRating Online ASP.NET Course instructor : Jeffrey A. Kent is an Associate Professor of Computer Science, teaching both traditional and online classes. He has taught a number of computer programming languages, including C, C++, Java, Visual Basic, and Assembly. He is the published author of several computer-programming books, including Visual Basic 2005 Demystified and C++ Demystified. He's also an attorney, and has combined both careers by writing applications for law firms.
ASP. NET Skills Course requirements: For taking this instructor led ExpertRating Online ASP.NET Course you need Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 or better and Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition, both available from http://www.asp.net (software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins); Windows 2000 (with Service Pack 4), Windows XP (with service Pack 2), or Windows Vista; 192 MB RAM or more, 500 Mega Bytes Free Disk Space (full installation requires 1.3 GByte free disk space); Internet access; e-mail; and the and the Microsoft Internet Explorer
or Mozilla Firefox Web browser. Note: This course is not suitable for Macintosh users.
Testimonials: The ExpertRating Online ASP.NET Course has received overwhelming positive feedback and reviews from students around the world. Here are a few:
"Another excellent web development course! The courses I have taken are so informative and for me it is a great way to learn. Jeff is an awesome instructor. I had no problem following the lessons and doing the course work. Everything worked out just as the lessons said it would. This course was a challenge and I would recommend a basic web course before taking ASP. NET. It was well worth the time and effort and I definitely want to continue taking more classes. Thank you!"
"Good course and it was very informative. Thank you for providing the links to related information that is available on the web. Very good writing style. It was easy to understand."
"I enjoyed this class and learned a basic knowledge of asp. net. I would recommend this course to anyone looking to gain an understanding of asp. net. The instructor was very helpful and informative."
"I really enjoyed this course. The instructor's writing style was very clear and the lessons were written very well. He provided examples throughout and made it simple to learn!"
"I really liked the informal, real-world instructional style. Jeff made a concerted effort to explain and describe things in a way that was accessible to non-programmers. I would definitely be interested in taking another of his courses."
"I think this is an excellent mode of learning. It takes a special sort of instructor to be able to pull this together and make everyone feel that they are engaged in the class. I wish I had Jeff around all the time to translate everything Microsoft says!"
"This was the best ed2go class I've taken to date. I feel as if I learned a lot of realistically useful information, that I can now expand upon my online studies through books and dialogue with others and actually become PROFICIENT in ASP. NET. The teacher's writing style was engaging, the examples were well-written and easy to understand, and the assignments were accessible and HELPFUL. Thank you for a wonderful class!"