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how to layout web pages? RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    I am new to ASP.NET and I wonder how to design a web page layout.

    For example, I want to move a Listbox to the upper left, a second listbox right beside the first one, and a button at the bottom right.

    Do you have to do this by hand using tables or CSS, or is there a technology or a tool to do this?
    What is state of the art within the ASP.NET world?

    Another question: When designing forms, you often have to group widgets together, surround them with a frame and a caption.
    For example, you would create a group "weekday", which contains radio buttons for "Monday", "Tuesday", ...
    I tried to do this with asp:Panel, but this does not automatically fit itself around the inner widgets. What's best practice here?

    Isn't there a more powerful method? For example, Google Web Toolkit (GWT) provides a powerful xml-based language for defining user interfaces. I am missing an equivalence here...

    (Sorry, if this is not a suitable forum. I didn't find one dealing with Web development.)

    Thanks
    Magnus

    • Moved by Mike Danes Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:05 PM asp.net related
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:40 PM

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