Archives / 2007 / May
  • BlogEngine.NET 1.0 released

    Tags: Community News

    The BlogEngine.NET team made a first official release of BlogEngine.NET.  The first release has a whole boatload of features including: A nice variety of cool widgets A very sweet … more

  • Script#: Past, Present, Future...

    Tags: Community News

    A new build of Script# is now available, complete with full support for creating Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX components, controls and behaviors... this post includes a video demonstration of building a … more

  • File Upload & Compression in ASP.Net

    Tags: ASP.NET

    In this article Bean Software look at how to upload a file to the web server and compress it using the compression methods provided in .Net. They use the open source compression method to compress to … more

  • XML Debug Type Visualizer

    Tags: XML .Net

    Derek Smyth has created a XML debugger visualizer for Visual Studio 2005 which you can download here. Just unzip and place the DLL in 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\Packages\ … more

  • Top 15 free SQL Injection Scanners

    Tags: SQL Server

    While the adoption of web applications for conducting online business has enabled companies to connect seamlessly with their customers, it has also exposed a number of security concerns stemming from … more

  • IE6 & IE7 on same machine!!

    Tags: Community News

    There is a situation where you need both IE versions on the same machine to test your web application. Now you can still run IE6 even if you have IE7 installed on your computer. Just download the … more

  • Bitjuice: Ajax bitmap API

    Tags: Ajax

    Bitjuice is a little library to do bitmap/raster graphics in the browser. The aim is to make it easy to write “Ajax graphics” - graphics you can update real-time in the browser. And at the same time, … more

  • Working with Transactions

    Tags: .NET

    A transaction is a group of operations combined into a logical unit of work that is either guaranteed to be executed as a whole or rolled back. Transactions help the database in satisfying all the … more

  • Refresh module

    Tags: ASP.NET

    Most of you are familiar with the feature of all web-browsers that when you press the F5 button, the content of a page is refreshed. After the F5 button is pressed, the browser repeats the previous … more

  • Thumbnail Image Viewer Control

    Tags: ASP.NET AJAX

    A thumbnail image viewer control which downloads and displays the full size image in modal form using a floating div and javascript.   Read more...   more

  • Autolist

    Tags: ASP.NET AJAX

    This small web application has following features: Auto suggest list box [AutoList.js] Auto select text. Scrolling list item either one by one or on the basis of defined page size. Multicolor … more

  • Top 10 .NET Framework Technologies to Learn in 2007

    Tags: .NET

    Peter shares what he believes are the top 10 .NET Technologies to focus on for developers, starting this year. I don't know but I think this list is already old after the avalanche of announcements … more

  • 100 Web apps for everything

    Tags: Community News

    Cool list of tools useful in web development. This is aim to freelancers but I thnink this can be used by anybody in the business. Read more...   more

  • Role of HTTP Modules in .NET Security

    Tags: ASP.NET

    Today, one of the important goals is to provide high security to the distributed Web Applications. The security is designed throughout the .NET Framework like Code Access Security, ASP.NET Integrated … more

  • HTTP Compression check

    Tags: ASP.NET

    Are you using HTTP Compression for your web applications? I do, but if you don't you miss really something. Check your compression with this online tool. See what I got with my main project Scoilnet. … more

  • Free Microsoft E-Learning on Ajax

    Tags: ASP.NET AJAX

    Title: Clinic 5230: Developing Enhanced Web Experiences with Microsoft® ASP.NET AJAX Extensions Course Type: Self-paced Course Available Offline: Yes Estimated Time of Completion: 2 Hours Language: … more

  • .NET Cheat Sheets

    Tags: .NET

    Nice posters collection by Jihn Sheehan. Now I need more walls in my office! .NET Format String Quick Reference Current Version: 1.1» Download Now (PDF, 123 KB) ASP.NET 2.0 Page Life Cycle … more

  • WWF and WPF E-Learning for free!

    Tags: Community News

    Here's your chance to learn about WPF and WWF free-of-charge: Collection 5134: Developing Rich Experiences with Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.0 and Visual Studio® 2005 This collection of 3 2-hour … more

  • Webcast Series on and Orcas

    Tags: Community News

    The Visual Basic Team has put together a webcast series about the next version of Visual Basic and Orcas. Here's the schedule (check the VB Developer Center for updates):  Live From Redmond: VB9 … more

  • SQL Server 2005 Paging Results

    Tags: SQL Server

    With SQL Server 2005 it is now a lot easier to use paged queries than in previous versions. I will be using NorthWind db (mostly) so you can also use the examples I have provided. I will keep the … more

  • AJAX AutoComplete/AutoSuggest TextBox

    Tags: Ajax

    This is an AJAX autosuggest ASP.NET textbox I've done a while ago. It is built on top of the Anthem.NET library. Read more...     more

  • The 46 Best-ever Freeware Utilities

    Tags: Community News

    There are a lot of great freeware products out there. Many are as good or even better than their commercial alternatives. This list features the author personal pick of the "best of the … more

  • WPF and XAML Tutorials

    Tags: WPF, XAML

    An excellent series on WPF by Josh Smith is available on CodeProject: Part 1 (XAML): Learn about XAML and how it is used in WPF applications. Part 2 (Layout): Learn about layout panels and how they … more

  • Silverlight Puzzle

    Tags: Silverlight

    Mike Taulty play with silverlight and create a sliding puzzle. Cool! Read more...    more

  • First Steps with ADO.NET Synchronisation Services

    Tags: ASP.NET

    ADO.NET Synchronisation Services is a technology for helping with those online/offline applications where you need to get data down to be stored on a laptop to enable mobile working (device support … more

  • Thanks Rob!

    Tags: Community News

    Sad news, Robert Burke is leaving Microsoft Ireland :-( Robert was one of the best speakers I ever met in the different community events I organized. Maybe sometime we disagreed, but he is one of the … more

  • Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 Membership API Extended

    Tags: ASP.NET

    Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 shipped with a complete membership API that allows developers to manage the application’s users and their roles. However, this API best suits small to medium Web sites due to … more

  • Build an AJAX Based Map Viewer in ASP.NET 2.0

    Tags: ASP.NET AJAX

    This is really cool stuff. Always wanted to mimic Google Maps or Microsoft Maps? So check this article by Xianzhong Zhu. Nowadays, AJAX has become one of the coolest features for building interactive … more

  • Who's in charge of ??

    Tags: Community News

    For God sake, whoo's in charge of Telligent, Microsoft, the Pope, Madonna? This is very unprofessional to upgrade a software without consulting its users! We had the same problems … more

  • AJAX Multi-Task Indicator

    Tags: ASP.NET AJAX

    This is a custom webcontrol that shows the progress of long sequential tasks using AJAX to refresh the page.Read more...  more

  • Silverlight tutorial: A clock!

    Tags: Silverlight

    This article is an introductory article on how to build a WPF/E simple web application that represents an analog clock. Read more... more

  • Get All URLs on a Page

    Tags: ASP.NET

    In this article, I show a class that can be used to find and display all of the urls on a web page. What for you may ask? Well, in my experience as a web developer, I have found a class like this to … more

  • Building WCF Channels and Bindings

    Tags: WCF

    Are you familiar with the Windows Communications Foundation? Take it one step further and learn how to create WCF Channels and Bindings.Read more...  more

  • Better Entities with Nullable Types

    Tags: ASP.NET

    There is an impedance mismatch between objects and normalized relational databases. Everyone knows this. Almost everyone has tried to fix it—think object-oriented databases—and some … more

  • Consuming Web Service Using ASP.NET AJAX

    Tags: ASP.NET, Web Services

    ASP.NET AJAX provides the power of asynchronous JavaScript and XML to your web sites. AJAX makes web pages more responsive and interactive by reducing page refreshes or postbacks. It harnesses the … more

  • Maintaining Fixed Headers in GridView

    Tags: ASP.NET

    One of the commonly asked question by developers is how to maintain headers of GridView in a fixed position. You must have observed that in Excel you can freeze top cells of your spread sheet. When … more