Chapter 3. Events
Chapter 1 provided just a glimpse of ASP.NET. Now you might be asking yourself (especially if you're a developer experienced in classic ASP), "What's the big deal?" One of the significant differences between ASP.NET and classic ASP is that ASP.NET is event-driven.
To talk about events, you must understand controls. To talk about controls, you must first know about events. We'll solve this classic chicken-and-the-egg problem by providing just enough information in this chapter about controls to understand events. The next two chapters will discuss controls in depth.