March 2005 - First Look ASP.NET 2.0
Best practices, tips and tricks for ASP.NET 2.0, including creating master pages. Plus better Web forms with wizards, loading and saving configuration files using Visual Studio, room for improvement with Visual Studio .NET 2005's registry tools, interview with Microsoft's Ari Bixhorn on Indigo and more.
ASP.NET 2.0's master pages can help you develop consistent Web apps without the additional overhead of include files, user controls, or third-party add-ins.
Master the art of loading and saving configuration files using Visual Studio .NET. Also, learn about planned changes in VS.NET 2005.
Take advantage of the new My.Computer functionality in Whidbey to implement a utility that manipulates the Registry to take care of bad e-mails.
Check out the latest VS.NET add-ins, including a product that lets you convert C# code to VB.NET at the project or code-snippet level.
History and future of .NET.
Readers long for VSM authors of years past who wrote practical, useful articles on current technologies.
Take advantage of ASP.NET 2.0's new Wizard control to build wizard-based UIs with less code and a better experience for your users.
Every program needs documentation of some type. Plus, first looks at GridEX Control for .NET, more.