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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Moving Viewstate To Improve Asp.net Seo Moving ViewState to improve ASP.NET SEO

Without a doubt I love ASP.NET, but with any love there are some pet peeves you just learn to accept.  For me one of those has been the huge bag of the hidden V

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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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Gridviews, Datalist, Repeaters And Datagrids Breaking The Bounds GridViews, DataList, Repeaters and DataGrids Breaking the Bounds

I will be presenting on Wednesday June 14 to TRINUG about customizing data controls.  I plan on covering various topics related to customizing the display and m

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Utlizing Defaultbutton And Defaultfocus In Asp.net 2.0 Utlizing DefaultButton and DefaultFocus in ASP.NET 2.0

Today I started my morning reviewing blogs and news sites and saw a link on www.asp.net for handling the enter key on Web Forms.  This has been an ongoing issue

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Gridview Dataformatstring Not Working Gridview DataFormatString not working

I have really been struggling lately with the Gridview.  Most of the time I like to use a label, literal or placeholder in a template column so this does not re

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Error Processing Resource - What In The World Does This Mean? Error processing resource - What in the world does this mean?

Over the past two days I have created some test sites and some new sites to begin development on.  Yesterday I hit a little stumbling block and had a little bit

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Implementing Javascript With Asp.net; Should I Use Registerclientscriptblock? Implementing Javascript with ASP.NET; Should I use RegisterClientScriptBlock?

If you are like me, and develop primarily server-side code, client-side JavaScript can be just a headache.  If you need to create the JavaScript to include para

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How Do You Register A Domain Name? Some Practical Advice From A Pro. How do you register a domain name? Some Practical Advice from a Pro.

This may seem like a simple question with a simple answer, How to Register a Domain Name, but it never ceases to amaze me how many business owners, marketers an

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Introduction To Custom Collection Classes, The Collectionbase Introduction to Custom Collection Classes, the CollectionBase

Since starting with .NET back in the summer of 2001 I have used datasets and dataviews about 99.9% of the time to organize my records of data for my application

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