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Top 10 things while migrating existing Web Applications to Azure

Microsoft Azure is another sophisticated hosting platform. For Web Sites where we have code written and wanted to move it to Azure we would obviously be facing some challenges if it as never designed for distributed environment, 1. Should not use In-Proc Sessions. In Web development it is very common to use sessions. Sessions are… Read more

Learn ASP.NET 4.5 through Scott Hanselman

Scott is delivering ASP.NET 4.5, what could be more exciting!!! Mod 01: What’s New in ASP.NET 4.5 Mod 02: Building and Deploying Websites with ASP.NET MVC 4 Mod 03: Creating HTML5 Applications with jQuery Mod 04: Building a Service Layer with ASP.NET Web API Mod 05: Leveraging Your ASP.NET Development Skills to Build Office Apps… Read more

What’s new in ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio Beta 2?

List is quite big!!!   Core Services    Web.config File Minification    Extensible Output Caching    Auto-Start Web Applications    Permanently Redirecting a Page    The Incredible Shrinking Session State    Expanding the Range of Allowable URLs    Extensible Request Validation    Object Caching and Object Caching Extensibility    Extensible HTML, URL, and HTTP Header… Read more

Welcome to Microsoft Web Platform

    It is amazing to see so many Web Platform utilities are clubbed together in one single place. What you may need to develop website, are available here.   http://www.microsoft.com/web/default.aspx   If you go to downloads section http://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/default.aspx you will get lot of things here, Namoskar!!!… Read more

ASP.NET 3.5 ListView and DataPager : Making RSS Reader

ASP.NET 3.5 comes with bundle of new data bound controls. Among them ListView and DataPager are the ones I am going talk here. To me ListView is the enhanced from of DataRepeater. It has got everything you might need to create an app with your HTML/CSS skill set. Today you often visit blogs and you… Read more

MSDN Virtual Labs : C# 3.0, Visual Basic 9.0, ASP.NET 3.5

Learn and for installation-free mode and get started with Visual Studio 2008.   MSDN Virtual Lab: Building Web Applications with Visual Studio 2008 MSDN Virtual Lab: What’s new in C# 3.0 MSDN Virtual Lab: What’s new in Visual Basic 9   Namoskar!!!… Read more

ASP.NET 2.0 Membership, Roles, and Profile

From 4GuysFromRolla This article is one in a series of articles on ASP.NET 2.0’s membership, roles, and profile functionality. Part 1 – learn about how the membership features make providing user accounts on your website a breeze. This article covers the basics of membership, including why it is needed, along with a look at the… Read more


Formally known as WPF/E, Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of Microsoft .NET–based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Find out more resources from MIX. To be  updated keep on checking Microsoft Silverlight Namoskar!!!… Read more

LINQ to SQL with real life ASP.NET Data Domain

We have talked a lot about LINQ and its power. One of the main reasons behind the LINQ design goal was to enable the unified query like syntax for any kind of structured data.   There is hardly any ASP.NET application which does not deal with data. We can create layered ASP.NET Application using the… Read more

ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions (aka Atlas) Video Tutorials

Get Started with ASP.NET AJAX Take your first steps toward learning Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX, from downloading and installing the framework to creating your first AJAX-style application. Get Started with the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Learn how to extend your ASP.NET AJAX applications using the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit. This video starts with the very basics,… Read more

BLinq: Wow and w’s there

  BLinq is Linq integration to ASP.NET Applications which is now available in official ASP.NET website at http://www.asp.net/sandbox/app_blinq.aspx?tabid=62. You can download and install the exe to work with BLinq. BLinq is named keeping in mind that the web world is captured by blog sites and Linq is the core mapping technology behind it.   If… Read more

Changing the SiteMapDataSource’s XML filename at runtime

  Applies to: ASP.NET 2.0   ASP.NET 2.0 comes with set of very rich navigation controls like TreeView, Menu, SiteMapPath. Ideally these controls should load the values at runtime from any structured data sources, be it SQL or XML or TXT. The default and most commonly used provider is XmlSiteMapProvider which accepts the data from… Read more

Web Application Projects in ASP.NET

Applies to:             Visual Studio 2005   Introduction: We the developer community who used to develop the ASP.NET 1.1 applications using Visual Studio 2000/2003 were little bit confused. I guess almost all of us spent countable hours in Visual Studio 2005 to find where is the ASP.NET 2.0 .proj file is or where is our… Read more