ASP Made Simple provides a brief introduction to ASP for the person who favours self teaching and/or does not have expensive computing facilities to learn on. The book will demonstrate how the principles of ASP can be learned with an ordinary PC running Personal Web Server, MS Access and a general text editor like Notepad.
After working through the material readers should be able to:
* Write ASP scripts that can display changing information on a web browser * Request records from a remote database or add records to it * Check user names & passwords and take this knowledge forward, either for their own web-development projects or as a stepping-stone to understanding more formal texts KEY FEATURES: *Exercises and material builds up into a simple project, which is a customizable shell *Starts from first principles and does not assume the reader is a scripting expert *Constructed to give all the information needed to build a web site with database connectivity
About the Author
Sharon is a computer programmer. She has a B.A.(Hons) degree in Psychology/Sociology, an MSc in Health Psychology, both from the University of Liverpool and an MSc in Interactive Multimedia Systems from Liverpool John Moores University. Presently she is interested in online education and has just developed an entire BSc Multimedia Course (available online and off line) for Undergraduate students at Liverpool John Moores University. She has also worked as a professional freelance web developer and designer and is also interested in the psychology behind the computing industry specializing in the Human Computer Interaction field (HCI). Robert is a computer programmer. He has a BSc degree in Computer Technology and an MSc in Interactive Multimedia Systems, both from Liverpool John Moores University. Presently he is interested in online education, particularly ways of improving the teaching of programming skills.