In this month's column, we'll explore the pros and cons of both ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC.
MSDN Magazine July 2009
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The upcoming ASP.NET 4.0 platform has the same foundation as the latest 3.5 SP1 version, but it provides further refinement in the areas of Web Forms, Dynamic Data controls, and ASP.NET AJAX. In this article, Dino takes a look at what's new and improved in the Web Forms model.
MSDN Magazine September 2009
This month we examine forms in the context of AJAX applications and look at various approaches to implementing features such as auto-saving, just-in-time validation, and submission throttling.
MSDN Magazine June 2009
In ASP. NET and Windows Forms projects, some file types are treated differently than others. For example, ASPX and ASCX files are dynamically parsed and compiled to an assembly on the fly. The contents of an XML Schema Definition (XSD) file are used to create a new, strongly typed DataSet-based object at design time.
MSDN Magazine February 2006
Forms are an essential piece of ASP. NET-the ASP. NET Web programming model itself wouldn't be possible without forms. The use of forms is not constrained in pure HTML, but it is subject to some restrictions in ASP.
MSDN Magazine September 2005
Grid controls are essential in many of today's apps. Until now, though, most developers using Visual BasicÃÂ® have had to buy third-party components to get an effective, easy to use grid component. The WindowsÃÂ® Forms DataGrid turned out to lack too many features for the average developer.
MSDN Magazine April 2005
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Being lazy in software development can be a good thing, but until the Microsoft .NET Framework 4, coders had to implement lazy behavior themselves. Dino Esposito shows how to use the new Lazy class to maximize your resources.
MSDN Magazine August 2010
The .NET Framework 4 introduces some new features that enable you to go beyond static types. We explore dynamically expando objects and demonstrate how they can be used like dynamically updatable dictionary objects.
MSDN Magazine July 2010
Are you a Microsoft .NET Framework programmer who struggles with critical legacy applications using COM objects that are beyond your control? Dino Esposito shows how to lessen the burden by going dynamic.
MSDN Magazine June 2010
C# 4 provide a new dynamic keyword that enables dynamic typing in what has traditionally been a strongly typed language. We explain how the dynamic keyword works and what it offers that casting, var, and System.Object cant' match.
MSDN Magazine May 2010
If you need to scale up an existing Web application, you should first look to asynchronous operations, says Dino Esposito. He explains how new features coming in ASP.NET MVC 2 make this easier.
MSDN Magazine April 2010
MSDN Magazine March 2010
Dino Esposito builds upon his exploration of new data binding features coming in the ASP.NET Ajax Library, explaining how to implement the predictive fetch design pattern.
MSDN Magazine February 2010
When you think of data-driven Web pages, most of the time what you really have in mind is a master-detail view of some cross-related data. Dino builds an example with ASP.NET AJAX 4 and jQuery.
MSDN Magazine January 2010
Dino Esposito discusses various forms of client-side data binding as they are coming out in ASP.NET AJAX 4.0, focusing on some advanced features of data binding and observable objects.
MSDN Magazine December 2009