Category Archives: ASP.Net

Filling cascading dropdown example using jQuery and AJAX.Net library

Previous post related to filling cascading dropdown asynchronously offers more simple and traditional approach for beginner programmers who’re more familiar with readymade update panel control. That post demonstrated dynamic approach which utilizes update panel to enable partial postbacks from a web page. You can read previous post from here. As mentioned in previous post,… Read More »

Programmatic way of adding update panel control to web page

Due to issue with some legacy third party controls on a regular web page, I was not able to declaratively add UPDATE PANEL controls to the page. My aim was to generate asynchronous behavior or partial postback for the new controls which i was supposed to add to legacy page. Finally, I came up… Read More »

ASP.Net Instrumentation – Tracing

Tracing in ASP.NET 3.5: Tracing is a way to monitor the execution of your ASP.NET application. You can record exception details and program flow in a way that doesn’t affect the program’s output. In ASP.NET 3.5, there is rich support for tracing. The destination for trace output can be configured with TraceListeners like the EventLogTraceListener.… Read More »

Site Navigation explained in ASP.Net

Site Navigation in ASP.NET 3.5 Web applications that you develop will have multiple pages interconnected with each other in some fashion. You need to have a navigation system in place which can help the end user to successfully work through your application. There is no standard mechanism which offers well-defined navigation system for the web… Read More »

ASP.Net Caching vs Caching Application block (CAB)

Why do we need caching? Faster performance Throughput and faster response time To avoid expensive roundtrips Data must always be available, even when the source, such as server is not available. What influences caching? The amount of data you cache and amount of time you cache. What kind of data should be cached? Frequently used… Read More »

Improved Databing and Datasource controls in ASP.NET 2.0

Improved DataBinding and Data Source controls in ASP.NET:Most of commercial web applications you see around are data driven. These web applications rely on data sources (databases) for storage and retrieval of data. In ASP.NET, you can perform data access either programmatically or declaratively with out writing single piece of code. You can perform all common… Read More »

Alternative to QueryString Mechanism. ASP.Net Cross posting functionality

Cross Page posting in ASP.NET:We always tend to post data from one page to another in a typical web application. For example, user name entered on login page getting displayed in welcome message on homepage. How do you generally post values/data from one page to another page in ASP.NET 1.x? There are different ways in… Read More »

Java script debugging support in Visual Studio 2008

JavaScript debugging in Visual studio 2008:Every one of us is well aware of problems posed when debugging client side script code. This article talks about various new techniques and troubleshooting tips that help debug client side script code efficiently in Visual studio 2008. Client side script code means that it can be VB Script or… Read More »

Implementing Caching in ASP.Net Web applications

Caching Techniques in ASP.NET: Performance is the key requirement of any application. One of important technique which helps in the performance of application is Caching. Caching is the process of storing frequently used data on the server to fulfill subsequent requests. Reusing pages from memory is much faster than re-creating pages every time they are… Read More »