Updating the Smart tag panel of a WebControl requires closing and reopening the panel

The problem I came across the following scenario a while back: A customer was creating a custom WebControl in the Visual Web Designer. The control had a smart tag panel with an option that they wanted to behave like a radio button. I.e. The text says “Enabled”, you click it and it changes to “Disabled”….


Using SSL without an Internet connection

Problem If you have a web application that uses SSL and this application, for some reason, is hosted on an IIS that doesn’t have Internet access you will eventually find that any call to the server over SSL will take a lot of time to reply. It doesn’t matter if it’s ASP.NET, classic ASP or…