April 2008 Entries

Web Control Library Template in Visual Studio 2008
If you are working with Visual Studio 2008, you might be looking for the Web Control Library template that used to be quite apparent in Visual Studio .NET 2003 and kind of hidden under "File - New - Project - Windows - Web Control Library" in Visual Studio 2005. Check my earlier post on this http://geekswithblogs.net/r... Well, in Visual Studio 2008, this option is under "File - New - Project - Web - ASP.NET Server Control". Yeah that is the place you you would find ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 2, 2008 8:29 PM | Comments (43)

File Upload in UpdatePanel, ASP.NET AJAX
UDPATE: October 2, 2009 There is a better way of doing it with Ajax Control Toolkit version 3.0.30930 which works with .NET 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1. Please read this post for a step by step instruction One of the common queries I get across my sessions is that, the File Upload control doesnt work inside an Update panel. All of us would like to implement a Gmail File Upload kind of interface and when you try to implement a similar thing using UpdatePanel (which works like a charm for other ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 1, 2008 11:03 PM | Comments (210)

Mobile Web Forms in Visual Studio 2008
UPDATE: I see a lot of comments which make me feel that this post has been useful. There have been a lot of queries also around the inability to find the download link. For the benefit of those, I am posting direct link here Download Mobile Web Form Templates for Visual Studio 2008 Now, for some for information around why it has been missing Visual Studio releases. According to Omar Khan from the Web Development Tools team, ASP.NET Mobile Webforms are really only useful for last generation ‘WAP’ ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 1, 2008 5:59 PM | Comments (115)