MSDN Magazine July 2001
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In ASP. NET 2. 0, the GridView and DetailsView controls are designed to work together. They don't merely provide complementary services, they also share a number of helper classes and components. The output of the GridView control consists of a sequence of rows, each with a fixed number of columns.
MSDN Magazine January 2006
ASP. NET 1. x introduced some powerful and useful data-bound controls. However, none were designed specifically to manage the view of a single record. When you build master/detail views, you need to display the contents of a single record.
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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
In this article, Dino reviews the pillars of real-world AJAX development as supported in ASP.NET AJAX 4.0. In doing so, he mostly focuses on client-side templates and data-binding but doesn't ignore other goodies, such as ADO.NET Data Services proxy classes and programming facilities.
MSDN Magazine October 2009
After a brief refresher on procedural and object based patterns for organizing the business logic layer, the author focuses on data transfer objects and the impact they have on the development of the software project.
MSDN Magazine August 2009
Custom report items in SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services address your needs for custom reports without the pain of doing it from scratch.
MSDN Magazine October 2006
The progress bar is great for keeping users informed about the progress of a task. Unfortunately, there's no progress bar element built into ASP.NET, so Dino Esposito solves that problem with his ProgressPanel control.
MSDN Magazine September 2006
The ASP. NET Repeater is a basic container control that allows you to create custom lists from any data available to the page. It's a handy control, especially since most ASP. NET pages that display data need to repeat the same kinds of data over and over.
MSDN Magazine June 2005
When it's time to design the Data Access Layer (DAL) of your distributed MicrosoftÃÂ® . NET Framework-based app, one of the key decisions you'll make is how you'll pass data to and from methods of DAL classes.
MSDN Magazine May 2005
SQL Server 2005 Reporting Servicesis a great tool that offers a centralized approach to storing and rendering reports. It also lets users view and download reports without installing additional software. Plus, reports can be saved in any number of different formats using custom report renderers. In this article, the author will develop one such report renderer that outputs HTML reports, but the skills you'll learn can easily be used to create a renderer for Microsoft Word documents or any other format of your choosing.
MSDN Magazine February 2005
ASP. NET client callbacks represent a neat and elegant way to execute server-side code without posting and refreshing the current page. I discussed ASP. NET callbacks in the August and December 2004 installments of Cutting Edge, considering them from the perspective of rendered pages making background callbacks to the server, sending input data to the relevant page, and receiving a response.
MSDN Magazine January 2005
One of the most compelling improvements that ASP. NET brought to ASP programming was the Cache object. The Cache has some similarities to the Application object and is a container of global data (as opposed to session-specific data) that features a fair number of innovative characteristics.
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