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ASP.NET has a good number of default controls which usually satisfy your needs. Especially the ListView control, which is a template based fully customizable control which can be tweaked to suit your needs. However, ASP.NET does not have a good Image Grid control (a kind of control you would want to use as a photo gallery), I will show you how you can create one simple Image Grid for yourself. I am using Visual Studio 2012 Express for Web for this exercise, however you can achieve the same with full ...
For my recent Launcher project, I was constructing a ribbon that would allow the user to search the web via their engines installed in Internet Explorer. The engines themselves are an XML document following the OpenSearch schema. For firefox, these xml documents just get stored locally. What does IE do with theirs? Well, IE sticks them in the registry. Why? Maybe someone else can answer that. Here's a brief look at how to get the search engines out of the registry. The following snippets of code ...