ASP.NET developers don't fully exploit User Controls -- until they start thinking of them as "User Interface" objects.
All you need to let your users customize their Web pages is the ability to create UserControls.
Peter continues his series on integrating cascading DropDownLists with databound controls. But this time, he looks at what's different when you're using the ObjectDataSource.
Peter continues his series on integrating cascading DropDownLists with databound controls and the SqlDataSource.
You've given your users cascading DropDownLists to make it easy for them to find the item they want -- but now your page won't update. Peter has a solution for single-tier applications using the SqlDataSource.
Getting your content and master pages to work side-by-side is easy, thanks to UpdatePanel.
Unhandled runtime errors hit the best of us. But if you catch them at the Page and Application levels, you'll save yourself a lot of grief.
Putting updateable controls in the ItemTemplate in a GridView gives developers what they want: the ability for users to change more than one row at a time. The cost is writing some extra code.
Peter provides an alternative to the default mechanism for accessing connection string -- and plugs his next book.
Want to make life easier for your users? NET 3.5 SP1's routing technology has some extra features to let you do just that.
You can use ASP.NET Routing to decode meaningful URLs into real physical path names.
New for ASP.NET developers with .NET 3.5 SP1 is routing, an easy way to simplify site maintenance -- and give meaning to your users' lives.
After using EF to drive a series of drop-down lists, Peter moves on to the next step: using EF to build a Master/Detail page.
What's one test of a new technology? Seeing whether you can use it with the old technology.
To support a real page, your entity model is going to need multiple entities and associations between them. Here's how to add them.