Category Archives: ASP.NET

The ASP.NET, Silverlight, PHP, Rails Experiment

I’ve been working with Microsoft technologies for over ten years, specifically Microsoft’s web development technologies.  During that time I have built a variety of sites ranging in scope from e-commerce, educational, service provision, SaaS, to dashboards, portals, internal tools, and … Continue reading

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VSLive! Day One – Architecting ASP.NET Applications Part 2 – Custom Providers

Custom Providers The second part of the discussion is opening with a discussion of custom provider development.  This is of great interest to me as my recent work with the Model View Presenter pattern has caused me to research and implement … Continue reading

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VSLive! Day One – Architecting ASP.NET Applications Part 1

Getting Situated For the preconference, I decided to attend Paul Sherrif’s talk on Architecting ASP.NET Applications.  Fortunately, I was able to get to the room about an hour early and find one of the few seats situated close to a power … Continue reading

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The ObjectDataSource Web Control

There exists a wide variety of ways in which data for a web page can be retrieved from a data store. One of the ways introduced in ASP.NET 2.0 involves using the ObjectDataSource control. This article discusses the ObjectDataSource control … Continue reading

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Overloaded Indexers cause Ambiguous Match

Developing custom web server controls can be a powerful way to provide opportunity for code re-use while retaining strong design-time support and Visual Studio integration.  This is especially useful when developing a solution that will be handed off to a maintenance … Continue reading

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CascadingDropDownList and Page Validation

While working with the AJAX Control Toolkit (http://ajax.asp.net), I came across something interesting with the CascadingDropDownList control and ASP.NET page validation. What Does the CascadingDropDownList Do? The control is used to create tiered drop-down lists that each depend upon parent values for … Continue reading

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