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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What Is An Asp.net Httpmodule? What is an ASP.NET httpModule?

The more I go out and do presentations about ASP.NET tactics the more I seem to find myself demonstrating the use of httpModules and httpHandlers. I wanted to g

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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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Create An Httpmodule To Process Wildcard Extension Mapping In Asp.net Create an HttpModule to Process Wildcard Extension Mapping in ASP.NET

Back in July I made a post about configuring IIS to handle Wildcard mapping through ASP.NET. I promised to follow that up with how to write some simple code in

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Creating A Background Thread When The Web Site First Starts Creating a Background Thread When the Web Site First Starts

There have been several instances along the way where a Web application I am developing would be served by having a thread periodically spin up to perform a nee

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How To Replace Ambiguous Values How to Replace Ambiguous Values

Recently I had a friend tell me they were working on a project where they had to hand scrub the data in their database. In particular that day they were manuall

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If Without An If If Without an If

Any programmer with a few minutes of experience knows how to use an If statement. Of course each language implements the common logical operator slightly differ

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Configure Iis For Wildcard Extensions In Asp.net Configure IIS for Wildcard Extensions in ASP.NET

I get asked this question a lot as I go around demonstrating the benefits of using URL Rewriting in ASP.NET, how can I process wildcard extensions and just dire

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Uploading A File Through A Web Service Uploading a File Through a Web Service

This topic intimidated me when it first presented itself to me, because let's face it a Web Service really looks like it just processes XML and objects serializ

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Sending E-mail From Asp.net - Configuring The Smtp Server Sending E-Mail from ASP.NET - Configuring the SMTP Server

One of the big improvements in the configuration and maintenance of ASP.NET Web sites for version 2.0 is the ability to define common settings such as connectio

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Hashtable Insert Failed. Load Factor Too High. Hashtable insert failed. Load factor too high.

I recently deployed an application to a production web farm for a client and everything has been relatively smooth, until this morning. As the work day began a

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