Cures For The Common Ailments - Dropdownlist Cures for the Common Ailments - DropDownList

A very common issue that many new developers come into when using a DropDownList control is how to truly bind items to the list. A common problem that happens i

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Datetime String Formatting DateTime String Formatting

Digging through some stuff on Brad's Blog history I found this interesting post on DateTime formatting. He was referring to something on Julie Lerman's old Blog

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Key Points For Successful E-commerce Sites - Programming And User Experience Key Points for Successful E-Commerce Sites - Programming and User Experience

My final entry in my series on elements for E-Commerce sites I want to go over some aspects related to programming. Some of this is as much marketing as it is p

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Key Points For Successful E-commerce Sites - Getting Paid Key Points for Successful E-Commerce Sites - Getting Paid

There is no point in having an online store if you do not accept money from your customers. Deciding how you will get paid truly involves every single aspect of

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Key Points For Successful E-commerce Sites - Security Key Points for Successful E-Commerce Sites - Security

To continue on my theme of a good E-Commerce practices, the next topic is security. I will never admit to be a full blown security expert, but I feel comfortabl

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Key Points For Successful E-commerce Sites - Infrastructure Key Points for Successful E-Commerce Sites - Infrastructure

Previously I wrote about key points to marketing an E-Commerce site. While I wrote things from the perspective of application to an E-Commerce perspective those

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Key Points For Successful E-commerce Sites - Marketing Key Points for Successful E-Commerce Sites - Marketing

I have developed over 250 ASP.NET sites alone in the past 6 years. In doing that many sites I have had more than my fair share of opportunities to develop custo

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Asp.net 2.0 Your Visual Blueprint - Is Finally Here! ASP.NET 2.0 Your Visual Blueprint - Is Finally Here!

After long last I finally have my copies of my book, ASP.NET 2.0 Your Visual Blueprint for developing Web Applications. This is my first book and I put a lot o

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Using Custom Script Files With Asp.net Ajax Using Custom Script Files with ASP.NET AJAX

I am slowly but surely started to really get the hang of this AJAX stuff, especially with the ASP.NET AJAX framework. I have been having an issue with some basi

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Highlight Rows In A Repeater Highlight Rows in a Repeater

This morning I came across a really well written new Blog by Miron Abramson on ASP.NET. One of his early entries is a method to Highlight the row in a GridView

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Compressing A File As It Is Uploaded Compressing a File as it is Uploaded

This summer I got to work on a project that stretched my experience a little by requiring that I learn to use the compression classes in the .NET framework. The

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How To Submit Html And Markup In Asp.net Forms By Controlling The Validaterequest Setting How to Submit HTML and Markup in ASP.NET Forms by Controlling the ValidateRequest Setting

Hackers are ruthless and they do not care about your site or liabilities. They will try anything. Microsoft has gone a long way to help us, by default, protect

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How To Publish Content From Another Url In A Contentplaceholder Control How to Publish Content from Another URL in a ContentPlaceHolder Control

It seems like every week I see a person asking a question about either placing content in the ContentPlaceHolder control dynamically or from another URL in the

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How To Hide The Dropdownlist Behind Layer How to Hide the DropDownList Behind Layer

A very common problem for modern web interface developers is displaying layers over a DropDownListBox. The DropDownListBox always wants to be displayed on top o

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Properly Using Custom Error Pages In Asp.net Properly Using Custom Error Pages in ASP.NET

Earlier this week I started with a rant about ASP.NET and Search Engine Optimization and was really tired of my platform being dissed as a good platform for opt

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Coalesce In Your Sql Server Stored Procedures Coalesce in your SQL Server Stored Procedures

There are so many built-in functions and keywords in SQL Server to help our applications perform and the coding is so easy that many get lost in the breadth of

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Streaming A Vcard On The Fly In Asp.net With A Custom Httphandler Streaming a vCard on the Fly in ASP.NET with a Custom httpHandler

To continue with my series on httpHandlers I want to cover how to stream a vCard to the user based on a parameter. First let me say that I grabbed the code for

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Finally It Is On The Way! Asp.net 2.0 Your Visual Blueprint Finally It Is on the Way! ASP.NET 2.0 Your Visual Blueprint

So after a long period of writing and researching I have finally submitted the last content to Wiley for the upcoming ASP.NET 2.0 Visual Blueprint book. I thin

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Cures For The Common Ailments - Part 5: Reporting Exceptions Through E-mail Cures for the Common Ailments - Part 5: Reporting Exceptions through E-Mail

A few months ago I made an entry reviewing how to send e-mail from an ASP.NET page, today I am going to extend that entry a little an show how you can make a si

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Building A Basic Ip Blacklist Filter In Asp.net Building a Basic IP BlackList Filter in ASP.NET

I have always loved the freedom of the Internet, but there is one true fact about life my mother embedded in me about the time I got my driver's license. She to

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Basics Of Binding To Data Controls - The Rant Basics of Binding to Data Controls - The Rant

Binding sets of records to data controls is one of the most misunderstood concepts in the .NET development world. The Data controls, GridView, DataList, Repeate

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