Overriding ASP.NET combine behavior using a VirtualPathProvider

This article applies to ASP.NET 2.0. Background This article originated from a customer question on the ASP.NET site.  What they are trying to achieve is running multiple sites under a single actual ASP.NET application.  This can be useful to avoid the overhead of having a different appdomain per site.  So the general idea is to…

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Turning an ascx user control into a redistributable custom control

[Update 1/31/2011: I just attached a zip that demonstrates the files you’ll get at each step. In the process, I verified that the steps still work well with VS 2010]   This article applies to ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Studio 2005. Background Since its early days, ASP.NET has always supported two different ways of authoring…

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Introduction

I’ve been meaning to start this blog for a while, and I’m finally doing it now.  Better late than never! Quick introduction: I have been a part of the ASP.NET team since its early days (late 1999).  Though I have worked on most parts of the product through the years, my main area of expertise is the ASP.NET…

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