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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Persist The Viewstate And Increase Asp.net Performance Persist the ViewState and Increase ASP.NET Performance

At the Richmond Code Camp I went over some of my tips and tricks to get ASP.NET to perform as fast as possible.  One of the biggest things you have to do is red

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How To Filter A Generic List How to Filter a Generic List

Generics are a great new feature of .NET 2.0 that still has some enough mystery that not many are actually leveraging this great new set of collection classes.

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Extracting Content With A Regular Expression Extracting Content with a regular Expression

Regular Expressions are not a very easy skill for any developer to master, that is why so few actually leverage this amazing feature of the .NET framework.  I h

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Referencing The Page From A User Control Referencing the Page from a User Control

An Advanced technique I like to do in a User Control (.ascx file) is reference the parent page to get properties.  Some common examples might be setting the pag

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Cross Page Postback - Getting Control Cross Page Postback - Getting Control

Cross page postbacks are a great feature introduced with ASP.NET 2.0 that allows a developer to specify another page/form to submit the form.  This gives us mor

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Date Format Reference Date Format Reference

I am always looking for good references on the net and one of the things I tend to have problems with is dealing for date formatting.  Katy Kam has a great entr

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Good Language Converting Tools; C# To Vb And Vb To C# Good Language converting Tools; C# to VB and VB to C#

I like to find sample code ot help me solve my problems, who doesn't?  Often I find good C# code and I prefer VB.NET, so going through and rewriting the code ca

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Selecting A List Control Item Utility Method Selecting a List Control Item Utility Method

I think every developer/team should have a good set of utility functions to help make code cleaner and easier to maintain.  Typicaly these are methods that prob

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Using The Validationsummary Control Using the ValidationSummary Control

ASP.NET comes with a great set of validation controls, which can be invaluable to any developer wanting to maintain the integrity of their application.  If you

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Setting The Default Button And The Control Tab Order Setting the Default Button and the Control Tab Order

This is more applicable to ASP.NET 1.1, but can be used in 2.0 anyway.  One of the top complaints I get from clients is the abiltiy to enter information in a fo

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Top Ten Way To Make You More Efficient Programming Asp.net Top Ten Way to Make You More Efficient Programming ASP.NET

Over the past 8 months or so I have been working pretty steady with ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Studio 2005.  I thought I would drop an entry with 10 things you shou

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Date Formatting Date Formatting

As I am working on a Time & Attendace application this weekend I have to figure out good ways for format dates for display and calculation.  For some reason dat

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Using Itemplate In Datalist, Gridviews, Repeaters And Datagrids Using ITemplate in DataList, GridViews, Repeaters and DataGrids

I want to thank TRINUG, my local user group, for letting be the main presenter last night.  I talked about how to take the data controls like GridView, Datalist

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