www.planetwrox.com Now Live!!

The demo web site that is used in my new book - www.planetwrox.com - is now available on-line.

The theme of my new book - Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 - is music, Over the course of the 18 chapters of the book you'll learn how to create a database-driven web site from scratch that allows visitors to share their opinions about CDs and concerts (through the Reviews section) and the so called Gig Pics"; pictures taken at pop concerts (or any concert for that matter) that you can upload to the server to share with others.

To keep things focused and simple to understand, the site doesn't have a million features. However, the book gives you in-depth information about all the existing features of and technology behind the site. The book teaches you how to use XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET, C# and Visual Basic .NET, SQL Server, LINQ and much more.

If you want to know how the site is built, and what's behind it: get the book at Amazon or at your local bookshop....

The site is reset every now and then so there's no point in spamming it.....


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On Sunday, February 24, 2008 2:56:46 AM Peter Dimopoulos said:
Hi, Imar.

I ordered the book last week from Amazon.  Unfortunately, I received an e-mail today from them stating that delivery is delayed.  No word on when it will be shipped.

Look forward to reading your book,

On Monday, February 25, 2008 7:54:02 PM Imar Spaanjaars said:
Hi Peter,

It looks like Amazon has them in stock now; hopefully they send the book to you ASAP.

I just got mine today! Woohooh!!

On Thursday, June 5, 2008 5:31:38 AM feroz said:
I have developed a little application and i want to host it on production server and i am getting problem as i am using asp.net2.0 on windows xp service pack2. As i configured iis 5.1 server but i shows as
The page cannot be found
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HTTP Error 404 - File or directory not found.
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Go to Microsoft Product Support Services and perform a title search for the words HTTP and 404.
Open IIS Help, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr), and search for topics titled Web Site Setup, Common Administrative Tasks, and About Custom Error Messages.

as i am fresher in .net.please help me
On Thursday, June 5, 2008 6:25:50 AM Imar Spaanjaars said:
Hi feroz,

How is this related to the original topic of this article?

That said, take a look here: http://imar.spaanjaars.com/QuickDocId.aspx?quickdoc=369

If that doesn't help and it is not related to my book Beginning ASP.NET and the Planet Wrox web site, please consult a forum like p2p.wrox.com. My site is not a technical support forum for random questions.... ;-)

On Sunday, June 22, 2008 6:17:55 AM Felix Obere said:
I am in Nigeria and I ordered the ASP.net book. This is an amazing book. The tutorial format is geat with no such thing as create a new site in a later chapter just because it was explained in a previous chapter. I am happy I bought the book.
On Sunday, June 22, 2008 9:09:43 AM Imar Spaanjaars said:
Hi Felix,

Glad you like the book. Have fun with it!


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