November 2006 - Posts

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ASP.NET AJAX, Windows Mobile 5, Bluetooth GPS and Virtual Earth by dwahlin

I've been playing around a lot lately with a great set of components from http://www.gpsdotnet.com that allow GPS functionality to be integrated into .NET applications. The samples included with the GPS components were awesome and made it simple to...
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Free Copies of Vista Business and Office 2007 Professional for Watching Webcasts by dwahlin

I just came across Microsoft's new http://www.powertogether.com Website and it looks like there's some great free stuff available in exchange for getting educated on Vista and Office 2007. If you watch 3 Webcasts you can get a free copy of Vista...
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Video: Using the ASP.NET AJAX UpdatePanel, Triggers and PageRequestManager by dwahlin

Microsoft's ASP.NET AJAX technology provides a quick and simple way to add AJAX capabilities into new or existing Web pages. In this video tutorial I discuss how to use the UpdatePanel, refresh it using triggers and detect when it has finished updating...
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Video: Minimize Code with TableAdapters and Strongly-Typed DataSets by dwahlin

One of the talks I gave at the 2006 ASP.NET Connections conference in Las Vegas covered using TableAdapters and strongly-typed DataSets. TableAdapters offer a great way to create a data-tier that work with stored procedures or inline SQL without writing...
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Video: Microsoft AJAX, XML and Web Services by dwahlin

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the ASP.NET Connections conference in Las Vegas and had my good friend Spike Xavier video the talk. Although lighting conditions in the room weren't really conducive to filming it turned out good enough to...
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DevConnections Conference Wrap-Up by dwahlin

I just got back from the DevConnections conference in Las Vegas and thought I'd give a quick summary. If you've never attended a DevConnections conference they're both fun and educational and will definitely keep you hopping with different...
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Las Vegas DevConnections Talks - Code and Content (Updated) by dwahlin

I'm going to be giving 3 talks and one pre-conference workshop at DevConnections next week in Las Vegas on behalf of Interface Technical Training . It's always a great conference and I'm looking forward to it. The topics I'll be covering...
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ASP.NET AJAX UpdatePanel Messages by dwahlin

Microsoft made some fairly significant changes to the way ASP.NET AJAX UpdatePanel control messages are sent to and from the server in the latest beta release. In earlier versions XML was used. For example, a portion of a response message is shown below...
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Migrating to ASP.NET AJAX Beta 1 by dwahlin

If you're trying to migrate from previous Microsoft Atlas releases to the new ASP.NET AJAX Core Beta 1 you'll quickly find out that several things have changed . I was playing around with the AutoCompleteExtender this evening and noticed that...
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