Jeff Prosise explains when it's better to use UpdatePanel and when it's better to use asynchronous calls to WebMethods or page methods instead.
MSDN Magazine June 2007
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: Jeff Prosise presents great tips for Silverlight development, which while it's gaining wide adoption, still needs more documentation and best practices so developers can make the most of the dazzling new features.
MSDN Magazine Launch 2008
As a Web platform, Silverlight should be fast. Don't keep your users waiting by not heeding these performance tips.
MSDN Magazine March 2009
In the February 2005 issue, I introduced five lesser-known features of ASP. NET 2. 0 that have the potential to make a significant impact on the security, performance, and robustness of your code (see Wicked Code: Five Undiscovered Features on ASP.
MSDN Magazine June 2005
Developers using the Managed Extensions for C++ have more options than those using other languages because C++ is a lower-level language. However, this means an increase in code complexity. This article discusses a few of the more complex issues facing developers, such as operator overloading, managed types and unmanaged code, and boxing. Also covered are the is operator, the using statement, and string conversions. The author points out the flexibility of Managed Extensions for C++ and outlines the additional effort that is required for you to take advantage of its increased power and flexibility.
MSDN Magazine February 2002
With the help of Silverlight Deep Zoom and a remarkable control named MultiScaleImage, you can create scenes with many levels of zoom. Jeff Prosise illustrates with what else but the Mandlebrot set.
MSDN Magazine July 2009
Silverlight is powerful enough to let you easily build an image magnification feature for you web site with very little code, most of which is XAML. Find out how.
MSDN Magazine November 2008
If you're unfamiliar with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), building that first Silverlight custom control can be a daunting experience. This article walks through the process.
MSDN Magazine August 2008
Matt Milner addresses reader requests for information about safely sharing a persistence database across applications and using lesser-known parts of the framework such as ChannelManagerService.
MSDN Magazine May 2008
This month, use nested ListView controls to create hierarchical views of data and extend the eventing model of the ListView by deriving a custom ListView class.
MSDN Magazine April 2008
Jeff Prosise shows how you can implement drag-and-drop functionality in your Web app with ASP.NET AJAX.
MSDN Magazine January 2008
Marty Wasznicky and Scott Zimmerman
MSDN Magazine May 2007
MSDN Magazine March 2007
Jeff Prosise describes performance problems in an ASMX Web service that relied on legacy COM and Visual Basic 6.0 to perform key processing tasks and the approach he took to find a fix.
MSDN Magazine October 2006
Data-driven site navigation is among the niftiest and most useful features in ASP. NET 2. 0. To get it working, all you do is create an XML site map file (or a SQL site map if you're using the MSDNÃÂ®Magazine SqlSiteMapProvider), add a SiteMapDataSource, and bind a TreeView or Menu to the SiteMapDataSource.
MSDN Magazine June 2006