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Amit's Blog Sharing Thoughts and Learning ListView - Data Editing
In my previous post, I have shown the data binding capabilities of ListView control. In this post, I will show the Data Editing power of ListView. Like the previous DataGrid, DataList and GridView controls the ListView control has the EditItemTemplate and it also comes up with the long awaited InsertItemTemplate, in the past there was a lot of attempt to allow the users to insert data through Header or Footer Template which is no longer required. In this post I will show you the full data editing ......

Posted On Thursday, September 13, 2007 3:17 PM ListView - DataBinding
In my previous post, I have presented few cool css examples of the new ListView control. In this post, I will show how you can setup the data binding of the ListView control with the new LinqDataSource control as well as through code, which outputs the previous post examples. Like its ancestor, the ListView comes up with few templates and some of them are really new. In order to bind data we first have to define the LayoutTemplate. The LayoutTemplate is a new template that acts as a container ......

Posted On Sunday, September 9, 2007 1:18 AM ListView - Too much CSS Friendly
My First experiment with ListView control was awesome. I downloaded few templates from CSS Table Gallery and able to apply it only in few minutes. Checkout the result of Northwind Customer table: Simply Rocking! I will be covering the other features of this cool control in my future posts. Stay tuned. Download: Full Source ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 5, 2007 6:22 AM

Create An Ajax Style File Upload
If you visit Ajax Forum, you will find hundreds of request on File Upload Control that it does not give Ajax version of the page when it is placed in an UpdatePanel. Certainly, it is not possible, as the XMLHTTPRequest object that is used internally to post the form does not support file upload. In this post I will show you how to create Ajax like version of the file upload. The trick is very simple, I will use an Iframe to upload the file so the whole page does not get refreshed and when ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 1, 2007 3:36 AM

Implement Yahoo's YSlow in your pages
I have got quite a bit of comments and feedbacks on my previous post where I shown how to combine multiple JS and CSS Files into one. So I decided to enhance it a bit more. Now it Supports: GZip or Deflate Compression based upon the browser header. Can be turned on/off from web.config Minifier for both JS and CSS files. Although it is recommended to keep separate version of these files for both development and production instead of minifying it runtime. There are plenty of online and offline tool ......

Posted On Sunday, July 29, 2007 5:14 AM

Combine Multiple JavaScript and CSS Files and Remove Overheads
When developing a large web application especially if it is Ajax enabled, we often ended up with a larger number of JavaScript and Cascading Stylesheet files and it is quite common that more than one JavaScript file is involved for a single functionality. For example, if you are using DataTable widget of Yahoo User Interface you have to add yahoo-dom-event.js, connection-min.js, dragdrop-min.js, json.js, datasource-beta-min.js, datatable-beta-min.js (as per the example). When a browser encounters ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 25, 2007 3:57 PM

I am the winner for the Month of June
This morning dotnetslackers announced me as the winner of the XBox article content for the month of June. Special thanks to everyone who vote my Ajax Control Development article. Some of my friends asked me why did I choose to write in dotnetslackers over codeproject when codeproject got 8x more traffic. The reason behind choosing dotnetslackers, I think it got much more Ajax specialist as a member comparing to codeproject and once it won the Atlas Mashup contest of ......

Posted On Thursday, July 19, 2007 1:51 AM

Cancel a Web Service Call in Ajax
In this post I will show you how to cancel a web Service call after it is invoked, I will also provide you some interesting findings (Maybe a Bug) in Ajax Network Layer. There are plenty of examples available on how to abort an UpdatePanel AsyncPostback but none for the WebService. The following will show you how to do it. Since we are going to cancel a call we need a web method which wait for a long time to complete: The Web Method:[WebMethod()] public string LongOperation(int miliseconds) ......

Posted On Saturday, July 14, 2007 5:30 AM

Another Article on Ajax Control Development
Another addition of my Ajax Control Development Article series. This time it is Ajax Repeater. Check it out ......

Posted On Monday, July 9, 2007 5:43 PM

My New Article - ASP.NET AJAX Control Development
A must read who wants to develop controls in Ajax Framework. Covers in depth details of both client and server side programming. Check it out ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 26, 2007 8:20 PM

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