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Dynamically Populating Controls using AJAX

by on Jul.01, 2011, under Articles

This article demonstrates how to populate a control from JavaScript by calling a server-side method. The server-side method returns the data (from a database or anywhere else), which the JavaScript uses to populate the control.

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Dynamically Populating Controls using AJAX

by on Jul.01, 2011, under Articles

This article demonstrates how to populate a control from JavaScript by calling a server-side method. The server-side method returns the data (from a database or anywhere else), which the JavaScript uses to populate the control.

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Reading and Writing CSV Files in C#

by on Jun.25, 2011, under Articles

An easy way to share data with programs like Microsof Excel is to read and write Comma-Separated Values (CSV) files.

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Easy Full-Text Search Queries

by on Jun.21, 2011, under Articles

SQL Server’s Full-Text Search offers a powerful and efficient way to search your data. However, the Full-Text Search syntax can be rather cryptic, especially for unsuspecting users. Here’s a class that will convert simple search queries into valid Full-Text Search queries.

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6 Free E-Books and Tutorials on HTML5

by on Jun.04, 2011, under Articles, News

Although it will probably be a while until HTML5 has been fully defined, and implemented by all major browsers, there are good reasons to get up to speed with HTML5 now.

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A JavaScript Formatter

by on May.22, 2011, under Articles

JavaScript that has been compressed to use less bandwidth can be very difficult to read. Here’s a C# class that will format JavaScript code, making it easy to read again.

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Free ASP.NET MVC and Web Forms Video Training

by on May.22, 2011, under Articles

Microsoft has recently published some great end-to-end video training courses on the asp.net website.

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Starting Web Development with Microsoft WebMatrix

by on Apr.28, 2011, under Articles

Microsoft's Developer Guidance team has just released Starting Web Development with Microsoft WebMatrix on MSDN.

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Replacing .NET Reflector

by on Apr.28, 2011, under Articles

.NET Reflector is a tool for browsing .NET classes. If you've never seen this, you are really missing out. In effect, it's like having searchable source code for the .NET libraries, including those written by third parties.

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Generating a <machineKey> Element

by on Apr.26, 2011, under Articles

Here’s some code that generates a random machineKey element suitable for pasting into your ASP.NET web.config file.

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