Learning Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
Date & Time
Thursday, October 19, 2000 & October 25, 2000 & October 27, 2000
9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Cuyahoga County Public Library--Administration Building
Electronic Classroom
2111 Snow Road Parma, Ohio
$165 CAMLS Members
$198 Affiliate libraries
$395 Non-members

Deadline: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Limit: 18
This three-day class will present the essentials of building dynamic web pages and web sites using Microsoft’s Active Server Pages. By the end of this class, students will be able to build interactive web pages to support a variety of Internet applications. Additionally, students will be able to tie these pages to any ODBC compliant data source (such as SQL and Access databases) allowing attendees to create pages that are capable of interacting and using these rich information resources.
Intended Audience
Staff responsible for developing and/or maintaining a web page for their organization. Attendees should be familiar with advanced HTML coding, web design, basic database principles and concepts, and general Internet concepts. Previous programming experience is preferred, but not required.
Benefit to Participants
  • Learn the basics of constructing Active Server Pages using VBScript
  • Learn to build Internet applications using ASP
  • Gain an understanding of the ASP architecture and how ASP components interrelate
  • Gain the skills needed to create database-enabled applications using ASP
  • Learn to effectively use cookies to allow your pages to “remember” information
Course Content
  • Introduction to web-based client-server computing - terms and concepts
  • Concepts and possibilities of ASP and other server-side development tools
  • Getting familiar with VBScript - syntax, common expressions, etc.
  • Starting to develop ASP using VBScript
  • Linking your ASP scripts to ODBC data sources (Access and SQL databases)
  • Creating a finished product “Real world” concerns related to the implementation of ASP
Brad Stephens is the Technology Coordinator for the NOLA Regional Library System where he provides training and information consulting services to member organizations. He holds an M.L.S. from Indiana University and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer(MCSE). He recently coauthored a book, Creating a Power Website: HTML3, Tables, Imagemaps, Frames, and Forms with Gail Junion-Metz.