Working with Web Forms Working with Web Form Controls Saving a Web Application's State Web Forms and HTML Creating a Web Application Running a Web Application Using the HTML Editor to Customize Web Pages Creating a Multiform Web Project Handling Client Events Immediate Solutions: Using the System.Web.UI.Page Class Initializing a Web Form at Run Time Setting Control Layout Forcing Event Handling Setting Colors in Web Forms and HTML Pages Setting Title Bar Text Setting Hyperlink Colors Setting Page Margins Setting Text Color Creating an Error Page Setting Background Images Setting Background Color Setting Background Properties Setting Content Type Setting Search Engine Keywords Adding a New Web Form Adding a New HTML Page Navigating to Another Form Redirecting to Another Form Writing HTML to a Web Form at Run Time Detecting Browser Type and Capabilities Embedding Visual Basic Code in Web Pages Saving Program Data across Server Round Trips
In this chapter, we begin our work with Web applications. One of the most important features of Visual Basic .NET is the ability to create distributed applications centered around the Web, so prepare to be amazed. In this chapter, I'll take a look at creating Web applications with Web forms. This represents quite a change from Windows forms, and there's an amazing amount of programming power coming up.