May 2006 - Posts

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ASP.NET 2.0 Localization (Video, Whitepaper, and Database Provider Support) by ScottGu

ASP.NET 2.0 and VS 2005 add a bunch of features that make localizing ASP.NET applications much easier. To learn more about how the localization features work, I'd recommend first checking out this excellent 13 minute video in the ASP.NET 2.0 "How Do I...
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Eliminating CSS Image Flicker with IE6 by ScottGu

One challange that web designers and developers often wrestle with is an annoying "image flicker" issue that sometimes shows up when using CSS image references. For example, when using a CSS rule like so: . someClassName { background : #AABBCC url(someBackGroundImage...
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Checking all CheckBoxes in a GridView by ScottGu

Scott Mitchell continues to post great ASP.NET content (if you haven't subscribed to his blog then you should!). He has posted a nice new article detailing how to implement checkbox functionality within the ASP.NET 2.0 GridView, as well as add the common...
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Reading/Writing Excel Spreadsheets with ADO.NET by ScottGu

David Hayden maintains a really great blog . He regularly posts about ADO.NET and Data Access, and is someone I'd highly recommend subscribing to. He posted a useful blog entry a few days ago that details how to use ADO.NET to read, insert and update...
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www.iis.net site launched by ScottGu

If you haven't visited it yet, I'd highly recommend taking a look at the new dedicated IIS community site: http://www.iis.net This site has a ton of content about IIS 6. Checkout the "Downloads" tab for log-parsing utilities, MOM managmenet packs, lockdown...
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Resharper 2.0 Released by ScottGu

JetBrains has recently shipped Resharper 2.0 -- a Visual Studio add-in that provides a rich set of developer productivity features for C# and ASP.NET developers (including richer refactoring support, ASP.NET code assistance, unit testing integration,...
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Red-Gate SQL Query Intellisense Tool (Free Download) by ScottGu

I've seen a lot of people rave about Red-Gate's SQL tools in the past. They provide a really nice set of tools that are well worth spending sometime to check out. They have a promotional offer available now where you can download their new SQL Prompt...
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Cool Atlas PasswordStrength Complexity Control by ScottGu

Paul Glavich blogged about a useful little Atlas externder control he built that enables sites to provide real-time password strength feedback on the client to users as they create new passwords (for example: if you have only letters in the password it...
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IIS 7.0 on the MSDN .NET Show by ScottGu

Bill Staples and I did an interview with the MSDN .NET Show about IIS 7.0 that was just published yesterday. You can watch it online for free here . In addition to about 30 minutes of discussions about the new features and architecture are 30 minutes...
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Commerce Server 2007 RC1 Released by ScottGu

Today the Microsoft Commerce Server Team announced availability of their Commerce Server 2007 RC1 bits. The Commerce Server 2007 release is monumental improvement -- you can read about all the details on Ryan's blog post. Commerce Server 2007 is built...
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