ASP.NET Web Application Projects vs. Web Site Projects in Visual Studio

[Note:  This document is an advance copy of a new topic that will be released with the documentation for Visual Studio 2010 and ASP.NET 4.  Comments are welcome and will be taken into account when the final version of the document is prepared for release.] In Visual Studio you can create Web application projects or…

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Sample Web Application Demonstrates Accessibility Techniques and ASP.NET Configuration System

I have posted on Code Gallery a Web application that was designed to demonstrate some techniques for conforming to accessibility guidelines in ASP.NET. The application is a Web site project that also demonstrates how to access ASP.NET configuration data. A series of walkthroughs that will be released with the Visual Studio 2010 and ASP.NET 4…

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Accessibility in Visual Studio 2010 and ASP.NET 4

[Note:  This document is a preliminary version of a white paper that was released with the Beta 2 version of Visual Studio 2010 and ASP.NET 4.  The revision with changes resulting from the comments and with information about Beta 2 enhancements to ASP.NET 4 is now available here. Thanks to everyone who sent comments about…

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ASP.NET 4 (Beta 1) – Using the ASP.NET QueryExtender Control to Provide Search in a Web Page

Do you want to provide search in your Web page? Are you unfamiliar with data sources? Do you want to want to take advantage of a query language without having to learn the query language? You want to provide search using declarative syntax? The new QueryExtender control is your answer. This blog post provides: ·        …

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Designing URLs in ASP.NET 4 Web Sites for Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

One of the best resources for learning how to increase traffic to your site is Rand Fishkin’s seomoz.org Among the many strategies Rand advocates is paying close attention to the structure and content of your URLs. The more search-engine-friendly and user-friendly a site’s URLs are, the more likely people are to find them and use…

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How to find information in MSDN about ASP.NET and JavaScript

Most developers use the term “JavaScript” generically to refer to the language that’s formally known as ECMAScript. The name “JavaScript” refers to the implementation of this language originally done by Netscape, and the Microsoft implementation is known as “JScript.” (The JavaScript name is actually a trademark of Sun Microsystems.) Because of this fuzzy situation with…

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Using AJAX to Dynamically Update a GridView, DataList, or any Data-bound Control – New Features in ASP.NET 4

ASP.NET server controls render HTML elements with id attributes that are often different from the ID values you assign in markup or code. The id attributes are generated by concatenating a server control’s ID with the IDs of any container controls it is in (except the page).  Data-bound controls that render multiple rows also add…

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ASP.NET 4 AJAX Beta 1 Documentation

ASP.NET AJAX includes a library of client script functions that bring many of the advantages of object-oriented programming and of the ASP.NET model to client scripting. ASP.NET AJAX also provides server-based support that includes Web server controls that can automatically render client script that is required for AJAX functionality.   The AJAX functionality in ASP.NET…

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ASP.NET 4 Dynamic Data Beta 1 Documentation

ASP.NET Dynamic Data documentation has been updated to contain new information and examples. Also, improvements have been made to existing content, as described next.   Topic Description ASP.NET Dynamic Data Overview This topic has been updated to contain an overview of the new feature set, an architecture diagram, a description of the entity and filter…

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ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Released

Today at the Microsoft MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Scott Guthrie (a Vice President in the Microsoft Developer Division) announced the RTM release of ASP.NET MVC 1.0. Documentation for MVC is live on MSDN. This documentation includes tutorials, walkthroughs, concepts, sample code, and API reference topics. ASP.NET MVC is a Web application framework based on…

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