Common Cures For Ailments Part 3 ' Using Andalso Common Cures for Ailments Part 3 ' Using AndAlso

One of the things I struggled with early in my coding career and have probably hung onto way too long is the use of some nested if calls. The classic example of

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Unable To Cast Object Of Type 'Asp.masterpage_master' To Type 'Asp.masterpage_master'. Unable to cast object of type 'ASP.masterpage_master' to type 'ASP.masterpage_master'.

If you ever come across this error you can you can usually resolve it pretty quickly, but most likely it will crop up again. The InvalidCastException, “Unable t

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Cures For Common Ailments Part 2 ' Sending E-mail From Asp.net Cures for Common Ailments Part 2 ' Sending E-Mail from ASP.NET

While for most sending an E-Mail message tends to be fairly trivial to seasoned .NET programmers, a new .NET programmer might find it a little mysterious. .NET

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Cures For Common Aliments - Using A Requiredfieldvalidator With A Radiobuttonlist, Dropdownlist, Listbox And Any Other Listitem Control Cures for Common Aliments - Using a RequiredFieldValidator with a RadioButtonList, DropDownList, ListBox and any other ListItem Control

I have decided that it would be useful to post a series of solutions to some fairly common problems encountered by many ASP.NET programmers. Some of these cures

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Accesskey ' One Of The Most Unused Features Of Asp.net AccessKey ' One of the Most Unused Features of ASP.NET

As I was doing some research for a section in my upcoming book I noticed a reference to using the Access key on the web control I was getting deeper with. I hon

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Utilizing Defaultfocus To Enhance User Experience Utilizing DefaultFocus to Enhance User Experience

One of the cool features of ASP.NET 2.0 that I love to use if the DefaultFocus property of the Form object. Combining it along with the DefaultButton property c

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Customer Service And User Interface Customer Service and User Interface

Lately I have been reading a pretty good book on user interface design, Why Software Sucks, and as soon as I finish I plan on offering a review. It has got me r

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Sitemap Provider Links SiteMap Provider Links

I am doing a presentation on Custom SiteMap Providers tomorrow for the Roanoke Valley Code Camp. I thought I would quickly post some links for the presenation.h

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My Asp.net 2.0 Development Process My ASP.NET 2.0 Development Process

I love to talk shop with fellow .NET developers and other platforms as well. I get a lot out of sharing what each of us are doing and how we do it. I also love

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Quick And Easy Currency Extractor Quick and Easy Currency Extractor

I have fallen in love with Regular Expressions over the past few months. Over the weekend I replaced some moderately complicated parsing code in an older applic

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Response.redirect Vs. Server.transfer Response.Redirect vs. Server.Transfer

I see the question from time to time on ASP.NET related forums and message board quite often asking what the difference is between Response.Redirect and Server.

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Creating A Common Copyright Control Creating a Common Copyright Control

With all the cool new things going on in the .NET space some of the fundamental tings can get lost on us. Over the past few months I have decided to tackle what

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Unable To Cast Object Of Type X To Type X Unable to cast object of type X to type X

A little over a week ago I had a very serious bug hit me in the gut. I have a project I am currently consumed with that uses several Master Pages in it. Each Ma

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Handling Iis Error Codes Gracefully With An Httpmodule Handling IIS Error Codes gracefully with an httpModule

I have been pretty busy lately and the last week has flown by on me. I have been spending some of my time writing some interesting httpModules that I will share

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Handling Master Page Click Events In The Content Page Handling Master Page Click Events in the Content Page

I had to try something new the other day to solve a problem, setting the Click Event Handler of a button on a Master Page in the Content Page. Honestly I have n

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Move The Viewstate To Session And Eliminate Page Bloat Move the ViewState to Session and eliminate page bloat

In my continuing theme on reducing and eliminating the ViewState from ASP.NET pages I want to begin covering some great new features to help ViewState in ASP.NE

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Moving Viewstate And Other Hidden Variables To The Bottom Of The Page - Update Moving ViewState and Other Hidden Variables to the Bottom of the Page - Update

Earlier I wrote about a method of moving the ViewState to the bottom of the page.  The advantages of this are two fold, one is it helps with search engine optim

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Preventing Cross-site Script Attacks With A Custom Textbox Control Preventing Cross-Site Script Attacks with a Custom TextBox Control

Cross-Site Scripting attacks are still a frequent occurance across the web.  Fortunately the ASP.NET framework has a built-in protection against this type of at

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Common Regular Expressions Common Regular Expressions

I came across a good blog entry with a list of commonly used regular expressions.  Through it would be useful to reference.

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Regular Expression Recipes For .Net Regular Expression Recipes for .NET

I really started working with some heavy regular expression manipulations about a month or so ago.  I found this really good bood by Nathan A Good, Regular Expr

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Hidden Utility Class - Urlpath Hidden Utility Class - URLPath

I remember when I was in college and I found a book called 'Windows Exposed' or something implying that there was a lot of hidden gems in Windows to program aga

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