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ThreadAbortException my experiments with //Web January 2009 Entries
Updated: ASP.NET TreeView CheckBoxes – Check All – JavaScript
Updated the post with the XML File I had used. I posted this article originally in March 2006 when the ASP.NET 2.0 TreeView had just been released. This article has received tremendous response (35000 views for this particular post) and also many recommendations / suggestions / corrections as comments. The script then supported checking/unchecking of children/parents when selecting/deselecting a particular node. However, in cases of having multiple children and de-selecting one of them, the parent ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:22 PM

Microsoft Web Platform Installer v1.0
The Microsoft Web Platform Installer is now v1.0. Simply putting, it provides you a single installer download of the web platform which includes IIS 7/116, Visual Web Developer Development Tool, SQL Server 2008 Express as well as the .NET Framework. So, if you are running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows Server 2003/2008, it gives you all the stuff you require to start with web development. Combined with this, the Web Application Installer which provides a lot of popular web applications such ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:08 PM

Issues with IE8 Beta 2? Opening blank popus?
Update: The RCI Version is now available for Download at If you have installed the IE 8 Beta 2 and have been using it for sometime, you would have benefited some of the features such as the Accelerators, In-private browsing, instant search, web slices and other enhanced navigation features. You can find more information on the same at and a detailed ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 20, 2009 3:02 PM

Running the ASP.NET Windows Live Web site in IIS7, Could not load file or assembly 'System.Web.Extensions, Version=,” Error
When I was trying to run the Windows Live Enabled Website that is shipped with the Windows Live Tools for Visual Studio November 2008 CTP (I had blogged about this earlier at and you can download the CTP from ) against IIS 7, I got the error “Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Web.Extensions, Version=….” error. Interestingly this error wasn’t showing up if I create the ......

Posted On Friday, January 16, 2009 8:05 PM

'WebForm_PostBackOptions' is undefined error, ASP.NET 2.0
Recently one of our customers had an issue when migrating from ASP.NET 1.1 to ASP.NET 2.0. The issue came up particularly in the deployment server where any page that had validations raised the error ‘Webform_PostBackOptions’ is undefined. If you had worked with ASP.NET 1.1 you would recollect there was an aspnet_client folder that contains all the scripts that help in client side validation as well as raising the postback events. In ASP.NET 2.0, the “WebResource.axd” file is the handler that generates ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 7, 2009 5:59 PM

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