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ScriptHelper–For MVC and WebForms projects
Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:38 PM
This issue might seem minor but I always forget the names (exact naming) or number of script files I need to get some features working in MVC or Webforms. In addition, in my applications that require a specific client side feature, I might need a series of dependent scripts to make it work. Failing to include all of them often gives ambiguous errors or the functionality... Read More...
Animated SiteMap Ajax Control
Thursday, February 12, 2009 9:18 PM
Today, I finally released on Codeplex a control that I had been working on over a year ago, called the Animated SIteMap Control . Its an AJAX Control toolkit control and it has been prototype form for a very long time now. I had planned on releasing it into the AJAX Control toolkit but I got sidetracked and haven’t touched this in over a year. It works fine and... Read More...
Reducing page load times with UpdatePanels and timers
Monday, April 7, 2008 11:18 PM
I have demo'ed this technique before and talked about it various times, but I recently used this on another engagement which really helped alleviate some of the initial page load times and size. In my scenario, we had a page utilising the AJAX Control toolkit and which utilised the excellent Tab control to contain a number of separate display elements. The page... Read More...
AJAX Control toolkit and TFS Presentations
Monday, October 29, 2007 4:41 PM
Tuesday 30th October and Wednesday 31st October, I am doing a presentation on the AJAX Control Toolkit . It is part of the readify developer network series of presentations. I am doing a primer presentation which is more introductory and runs for a relatively short period of time. Chris Burrows will then follow through with a Team Foundation server related presentation... Read More...
Obscure ASP.NET Problem - AJAX Control Toolkit, CollapsiblePanelExtender, Image controls pages loading more than once....
Sunday, September 9, 2007 10:05 PM
Had an issue on a current project where a page was being loaded twice for each request, although it was a little different for each browser. Under IE, this particular page was loaded, then the 'Default.aspx' page in the same directory was loaded. In Firefox, the same page was loaded twice. This was verified by simply placing breakpoints in the Page_Load events... Read More...
Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Book is out!
Friday, July 13, 2007 1:12 PM
The past year or so I have been working with a number of excellent co-authors on another book called Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX and as you can imagine, is solely devoted to the topic of the Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions . Well its out and you can go and grab yourself a copy . You probably want at least 2, perhaps 3 or 4. If you can tear yourself away... Read More...
Another reason to use the AJAX Control Toolkit
Sunday, May 20, 2007 5:43 PM
Apart from the long list of great, free controls in the AJAX Control toolkit , there are numerous other reasons to use the toolkit. One of which is the great support functions that come with the toolkit. One I had to use recently allowed me to figure out the width of an elements border and easily deduce the content size within the element for some tricky positioning... Read More...
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