Often times when an ASP.NET developer is first learning about the page lifecycle, he puts together a simple application that displays the raised events on the page. This widespread technique helps him understand the order in which the events occur, the arguments that are passed along, and ultimately what can and cannot be accomplished during each event.
First, thank you to everyone who attended the webcast last week on ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts. During the webcast there were some great questions and I had a fun time doing it. Below are the related links:
This Friday, March 9th at 1pm Pacific time, I'll be presenting an MSDN webcast on Web Parts in ASP.NET 2.0. In addition to a general introduction on what Web Parts are and how developers can effectively use them to build portals, I'm hoping to throw in a little ASP.NET AJAX stuff towards the end.