BEGINNING COMPONENTS FOR ASP PART 2 – INTERFACES AND IMPLEMENTATION

In other words, we need to know what methods the component exposes, the parameters that each method expects, and the return value from each method. In order to facilitate this, COM distinguishes the description of a component’s functionality from its internal workings. This description of the component’s functionality is defined by the component’s interface. A …

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BEGINNING COMPONENTS FOR ASP PART 1 – STARTING OUT WITH COMPONENTS

The continual growth in the adoption and expansion of computer-based systems leads to more sophisticated (or complicated) applications – some of which take years to develop, or evolve without direction into unmanageable systems that no single developer fully understands. When the system requires maintenance or an upgrade, where’s the developer who built the thing in …

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BEGINNING ASP DATABASES PART 3 – BUILDING TABLES WITH DATA

To review some HTML, let me state the three basic rules of table tags: Begin and end the entire table with <TABLE BORDER=”1″> and </TABLE> Begin and end each row with <TR> and </TR> Begin and end each cell with <TD> and </TD> Using the double quotes for the border value ensures universal readability. However, …

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BEGINNING ASP DATABASES PART 2 – WHICH RECORD?

Later we will open recordsets with only one record, and we will also study how to find a specific record, but for now we need to understand which record we are on. The first two methods to learn when shifting the focus, or pointer, from one record to another are simple. oRSp.movefirst oRSp.MoveNext oRS.movefirst jumps …

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