[dba-VB] OT Learning ASP

MartyConnelly martyconnelly at shaw.ca
Mon Oct 13 11:17:10 CDT 2003

I learned by using GenericDB essentially a series of asp wizards with a 
config page to connect to Access. SQL would mean just changing the 
connection strings, plus handling the different flavours of SQL. The ASP 
code is free.
also see
If you can afford it a subscription to
has a multitude of full ASP SQL project examples with writeups and code. 
This site was owned by Wrox publishing. It was down for a few months due 
to bankruptcy.

You also want to make sure you understand ASP security to stop things 
like SQL injection attacks.
There are starter writeups at

paul.hartland at fsmail.net wrote:

> To all,
> I would like to start getting into ASP, I have done very little HTML 
> so really don’t know where to start. We are going to transfer our main 
> booking database to SQL Server 7.0, and will be using this as a 
> back-end to an Intranet/Internet page. What I am really after is a way 
> to create a logon page that grants access via a user table, I think if 
> someone could give me some sample code to do this (i.e. designing the 
> logon page and connecting to the database to check the logins) I may 
> be able to get a better understanding before we go to far.
> Also does anyone know any good books for this, I am currently 
> programming in VB/VBA on XP machines with a Windows 2000 server.
> Paul Hartland
>dba-VB mailing list
>dba-VB at databaseadvisors.com

Marty Connelly
Victoria, B.C.

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