ASP .Net 2.0

The DataGrid was nice in ASP.NET 1.0, but the GridView is a much friendlier control.  One of the uses of the GridView is to build up reports from a data source.  This may be a simple as setting up a SqlDataSource and binding it to the GridView and you have all you need, unfortunately things [...]

I had issues finding a time control that would fit my needs.  So I created my own and here it is. The user can type in the time or use the plus/minus buttons.  A javascript function does the work. This control has several properties: TimeControlID.Enabler = True or False /Whether or not the control is [...]

You may find yourself using pop-up child windows to extend and enhance your existing web pages.  You should consider using child-pop windows to prevent your users from navigating to additional pages and it makes for a sharp looking application.  Clearly there are limitations to this, such as having JavaScript disabled by the user’s browser, but [...]

Introduction: In the last article you learned the basics of the Profile object which is introduced in ASP.NET 2.0 In this article we will learn some of the more cool features of the Profile objects which includes Groups, Complex Types and migrating anonymous to authenticated user. Using Groups with Profile: In the last article I [...]

Introduction: Most of the websites provide the functionality which uniquely identifies the users. This identification can be done using many methods. ASP.NET 1.X introduced Session objects which were used to maintain states of different users. In ASP.NET 2.0 we will see a new Profile class that eases the task for maintaining user’s session. Setting up [...]

Introduction: How many times you wrote the same code again and again? How many times you knew the whole code but could not get enough time to write it? This is about to be over now since in Visual Studio.NET 2005 you can take advantage of Snippet Manager to quickly insert code fragment into your [...]

Introduction: We all have been using DataSet object to in one way or the other. The most common use of the DataSet object is to populate web server controls. These controls usually include template server controls like Datagrid, DataList and Repeater. ASP.NET 2.0 comes with several new features for the DataSet, DataTable classes. In this [...]

Introduction: We all remember the Sessions and Application variables in 1.1. For those who are not familiar with Sessions and Application variables here is a quick recap. Session Variables: Session variables are used to maintain a session for a single user. Each session hold a certain information about a user. The questions is why [...]

Introduction: In the last article we looked at few of the new controls available in 2.0. We also talked about Grid View Control which has replaced the 1.1 DataGrid control for good. In this article we will examine more features of the Grid View control. In this article we will see some of [...]

Introduction: We all enjoyed the datalist and the datagrid controls in 1.1. There were thousands of operations that we can perform using datagrid and datalist control. 2.0 ships with another data bound templated control which is called Grid View. Grid View has made everything easier for developers. The main changes that I have [...]

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