August 2007 - Posts

2
Comments

Online JavaScript Compression Tool by dwahlin

Compressing JavaScript code is useful when you want to minimize the size of files that get downloaded to the client. This is especially true with AJAX applications that may rely on several scripts to function properly. I was playing around with Douglas...
Filed under: , ,
5
Comments

Integrate Windows Live ID Authentication Into Your Website by dwahlin

Microsoft recently released an SDK that allows you to integrate Windows Live ID authentication into your Website (ASP.NET or any other). To get started you'll need to register your application and get an application ID. From there it's quite straightforward...
5
Comments

Video How To: Getting Started with Subversion and Source Control by dwahlin

In this video "how to" I walk through the steps required to install and configure Subversion to control your .NET source code revisions. Several commercial options exist for source control of course such as Vault and Microsoft's Visual SourceSafe to name...
Filed under:
1
Comments

Upcoming Controls in Silverlight 1.1 by dwahlin

I hadn't heard much lately about what controls will ship when Silverlight 1.1 is finally released. Microsoft's Tim Heuer and I were chatting and he pointed me to Mike Ormond's blog which answers the question. Good information to know for those of you...
Filed under: ,
16
Comments

How To: Create an ASP.NET AJAX Toolkit Extender Control to Extend a GridView by dwahlin

In a previous post I showed examples of how CSS and JavaScript code could be used to freeze the header row of a GridView control and add scrolling capabilities for Internet Explorer and Firefox. Here’s an example of a GridView with a frozen header: In...
Filed under: ,
5
Comments

Fixing a VS.NET 2008 Beta 2 ASP.NET Debugging Issue on Vista: "Strong name validation failed" by dwahlin

I came across the following error while trying to debug an ASP.NET page in VS.NET 2008 tonight: "Unable to start debugging on the web server. Strong name validation failed." I hadn't seen the error before but after spending a few seconds searching I came...
Filed under: ,
24
Comments

AlbumViewer Application Now Runs with Silverlight and ASP.NET AJAX by dwahlin

With the release of Microsoft's Silverlight 1.0 I updated the Amazon.com AlbumViewer application that I originally created using WPF/E and ASP.NET AJAX back in December. The updated code can be downloaded here and you can view a live version of the application...
1
Comments

Video: Using the New ASP.NET ListView Control by dwahlin

ASP.NET 3.5 introduces a new control called the ListView that allows developers to have 100% control over the HTML markup that is generated while still providing paging, inserting, updating, and deleting support. To me the ListView control is a nice blend...
Filed under: ,
More Posts