December 2005 - Posts


ASP.NET 2.0 Profile Feature by ScottGu

K. Scott Allen recently published a good post on the new ASP.NET 2.0 Profile system. The profile system provides an easy way to store and retrieve properties about users on your sites -- both logged-in and anonymous. It can save you time and effort in...

Making a List, Checking it Twice (Cool Ajax Sample App with ASP.NET 2.0 and Atlas) by ScottGu

In case you haven’t checked out the new Atlas preview release yet (which given that it shipped a few days ago and almost everyone is on vacation this week is very likely), you might want to consider finding some time to-do so when you get a chance and...

ASP.NET 2.0 Control Adapter Architecture by ScottGu

November 2006 Update : I've posted two detailed tutorial walkthroughs that discuss the ASP.NET CSS Control Adapters and how to use them in much more detail. You can check them out here and here . I'd also recommend checking out my ASP.NET Tips...

Upcoming Releases of Useful ASP.NET 2.0 Things by ScottGu

A few people have asked me about what else is coming down the road in terms of downloads and other releases for ASP.NET 2.0. Here is a non-exhaustive brain-dump of a few things coming out in the near future that we've been working on: - Major Update to...

VS 2003->VS 2005 Web Application Project Upgrade Tutorials Now Live by ScottGu

I blogged on Friday about the first preview build of the VS 2005 Web Application Project support being released . This weekend I wrote and published both the C# and VB migration tutorials that walkthrough step-by-step how to use this new web project model...

Free Microsoft Learning Online Course Available on ASP.NET 2.0 by ScottGu

Brad from the Microsoft Learning team just pointed me at a cool offer. Basically it allows you to take a 3-hour ASP.NET 2.0 Training course for free if you register for it before January 4th (note: you then have up to 90 days after you register to take...

How to Solve Beta Install Related Package Load Failures with VS 2005 by ScottGu

Right after VS 2005 shipped, a lot of people ran into "Package Load Errors" when trying to install and run the final release of the product. These are often the result of having some left-over VS 2005 Beta or CTP bits that weren't uninstalled completely...

Cross-Page Navigation Techniques in ASP.NET by ScottGu

Ting (one of the key guys on the ASP.NET Team) has posted an awesome blog post detailing all of the different techniques for doing Cross-Page navigation in ASP.NET, including: client-side redirects, server-side redirects, the new ASP.NET 2.0 cross-page...

Tip to Handle Complex Data-binding Expressions in ASP.NET by ScottGu

Fritz Onion has posted a good tip on how to handle complex data-binding expressions (for both ASP.NET V1.1 and ASP.NET V2.0). This is a technique that I've used too, and it can help simplify your code quite a bit. You can read all about it here . Hope...

First Preview Download of VS 2005 Web Application Project Model Now Available by ScottGu

May 8th Update : The final release of the VS 2005 Web Application Project is now live. You can learn more about it here I wrote last week about a new web project model option we are going to make available for VS 2005 (you can read the original post here...
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