July 2006 - Posts

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Common Gotcha: Slow VS 2005 Web Site Build Performance Because of “Dueling Assembly References” by ScottGu

September Update : For more details on how to optimize web project build performance in VS 2005, please review this blog post I did here . Symptom: When building a VS 2005 Web Site Project you experience very slow build times – where compilation...
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Atlas “How Do I?” Video Series Begins by ScottGu

Earlier this spring we published a really popular series of short, focused, online ASP.NET videos that we called the “How Do I?” series. The series walked through how to use Visual Web Developer to take advantage of the cool new ASP.NET 2...
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Rules to Better Software Development by ScottGu

I found this great guide to .NET best practices the other day from SSW discussing recommended coding standards. It provides a categorized list of best practices to follow when doing software (and specifically .NET) development. You can read the .NET best...
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Recipe: Implementing Role Based Security with ASP.NET using Windows Authentication and SQL Server by ScottGu

Problem You are building an Intranet expense report application for your organization, and want to enable role-based authentication and authorization capabilities within it. Specifically, you want to create logical roles called “approvers”...
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Recipe: Dynamic Site Layout and Style Personalization with ASP.NET by ScottGu

Problem: You want to enable end-users visiting your web-site to dynamically customize the look and feel of it. Specifically, you want to enable them to choose different content layouts for the site, as well as different style experiences (colors, fonts...
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Upcoming Free ASP.NET Team Webcasts -- "Live from Redmond" by ScottGu

Earlier this spring the ASP.NET Team presented several great MSDN web-casts. The response to those was so great that we've scheduled a bunch of new ASP.NET 2.0 talks over the next two months. Below is a list of them, along with a registration URL...
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Building a Photo Tagging Application using ASP.NET 2.0, LINQ, and Atlas by ScottGu

Over the last few days I’ve spent some spare time playing around with LINQ and LINQ for SQL (aka DLINQ) – both of which are incredibly cool technologies. Specifically, I’ve been experimenting with building a photo management application...
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Remote Membership/Roles Management of ASP.NET 2.0 Applications by ScottGu

Peter Kellner recently published parts 3 and 4 of his popular how-to series on building a custom remote security management application for ASP.NET 2.0's Membership and Roles feature. Part 3 covers Ajax enabling it with Atlas, and Part 4 covers adding...
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Tip/Trick: Online Database Schema Samples Library by ScottGu

Problem: You are building a web application, and are trying to figure out how to best model the particular database schema you need for the application. Solution: One great resource I found recently on the web that I recommend checking out is a really...
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Recipe: Enabling Windows Authentication within an Intranet ASP.NET Web application by ScottGu

Problem: You are building an Intranet web application for your organization, and you want to authenticate the users visiting your site. Specifically, you want to ensure that they are logged in using a valid Windows account on the network, and you want...
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