November 2008 Entries

Virtual TechDays November 2008
Virtual TechDays is back and this time, I would be covering topics around ASP.NET AJAX Improvements in .NET 3.5 Service Pack 1, Internet Explorer 8 for Web Developers and .NET Application Development. If you want to have a quick preview of what I am talking on, you can check my previous posts However, there are a few more enhancements that help AJAX driven web developement and if you are an ASP.NET / AJAX Developer you really dont want to miss the sessions. The ASP.NET and IE 8 Sessions are on Day ......

Posted On Friday, November 21, 2008 5:22 PM | Comments (1)

<microsoft:ScriptReferenceProfiler> for ScriptCombining, available at CodePlex, ASP.NET AJAX
If you have seen Bertrand’s video on Script Combining to improve AJAX performance, you must have really felt like using it in your site to figure out the scripts downloaded in your page and minimizing the size, improving performance etc., Well, this post is just to say that, the ScriptReferenceProfiler is available at CodePlex http://www.codeplex.com/asp... You need to download the binaries and add it as a reference to your website/project. Once you add ......

Posted On Monday, November 17, 2008 3:25 PM | Comments (8)

Enabling the Browser Back Button for GridView, ASP.NET AJAX History
Updated the code Snippet with the Method and Event Handler parameters for the ScriptManager's Navigate Event. One of the common navigation tools in a website is the back button of the browser. People use the back button quite frequently to go back to the page already visited. When there is a postback, the browser is updated with the information of the page visited and hence the back button gets enabled automatically. Assuming there is a GridView control that we are using in a page which fetches a ......

Posted On Monday, November 17, 2008 1:40 PM | Comments (12)

ASP.NET Team Blogs
At PDC this year, I had a chance to meet most of the product team members from ASP.NET and Visual Studio for Web Development. The good news is that each one of them have their individual blog as well as a team blog where they share tons of good information. That is the best news you can get if you are eager to hear on ASP.NET. So here below is the list of informative blogs which are pretty active, precise and more importantly straight from the people who are creating it Scott Guthrie http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 4, 2008 6:39 PM | Comments (4)