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ASP.NET Data Access FAQ

[Note:  This blog post is a preliminary version of a document that has been published on MSDN....

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 08/14/2012

SQL Server Connection Strings for ASP_NET Web Applications

[Note: This post is a preliminary version of a document that has been published on MSDN. The...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 08/14/2012

Choosing a SQL Server Edition for ASP.NET Web Application Development

[Note:  This post is a preliminary version of a document that has been published on MSDN. The...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 08/14/2012

Choosing Data Access Options for ASP.NET Web Forms Applications

[Note:  This post is a preliminary version of a document that has been published on MSDN. The...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 08/14/2012

ASP.NET Data Access Content Map

[Note:  This post is a preliminary version of a document that has been published on the ASP.NET...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 08/14/2012

Visual Studio 2012 RC Deployment Documentation Published

Visual Studio 2012 RC introduced a number of enhancements to deployment functionality: Visual Studio...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 06/12/2012

Deployment in Visual Studio 2012 RC Using Entity Framework Code First Migrations

In the Entity Framework version 4.3, Microsoft introduced Code First Migrations. Code First...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 06/12/2012

Enterprise Deployment Tutorial Series Published

A new series of tutorials about how to configure deployment of ASP.NET web applications in a...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 05/18/2012

ASP.NET Security Extensibility Whitepaper Published

This month we published a white paper written by Stefan Schakow that describes changes to the...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 03/27/2012

Visual Studio Deployment Tutorial Series Published

A new series of tutorials about how to deploy an ASP.NET web application has been published on the...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 11/17/2011

ASP.NET Web Pages - Quick Sheet Documentation Example (Feedback Needed)

This post provides a Quick Sheet documentation example that provides select example code, scenarios,...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 06/08/2011

Entity Framework Code First Tutorial Supplement: What is Going on in a Fluent API Call

In the new Entity Framework Code First MVC tutorial series there are some examples of what has come...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 05/04/2011

MVC Entity Framework Tutorials Published

The third series of Entity Framework tutorials, Getting Started with the Entity Framework Using...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 04/15/2011

More Entity Framework Tutorials for ASP.NET Developers

The second series of Entity Framework tutorials, Continuing with the Entity Framework and ASP.NET,...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 01/26/2011

Entity Framework Tutorials for ASP.NET Developers

We have been working on new tutorials intended to introduce ASP.NET developers to the Entity...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 12/07/2010

WebMatrix – Method Chaining

When you want to create a new chart, you can combine a set of method calls for the Chart helper that...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 10/21/2010

WebMatrix - Positional and Named Parameters

This post provides details and code examples related to Microsoft WebMatrix (Beta). The code...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 10/13/2010

Best Practices for ASP.NET MVC

[This post is based on a document authored by Ben Grover (a senior developer at Microsoft). It is...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 09/17/2010

Translated Captions for Silverlight Videos – It is Dynamic!

This post provides details and code about how to create dynamically translating video captions based...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 08/13/2010

Overview of the ASP.NET API Class Library

When I was first getting started on the transition from Classic ASP to ASP.NET, one of the most...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 07/19/2010

Response.End, Response.Close, and How Customer Feedback Helps Us Improve MSDN Documentation

Last December someone used the feedback link on the HttpResponse.Close method in MSDN to send the...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 05/25/2010

Caching Application Data by Using Multiple Cache Objects in an ASP.NET Application

I am in the process of writing a Walkthrough document about How to use multiple cache objects to...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 03/22/2010

Automated Deployment in ASP.NET 4 - Frequently Asked Questions

Visual Studio 2010 and ASP.NET 4 work with IIS Web Deploy to automate many deployment tasks for Web...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 03/05/2010

Attributes and ASP.NET MVC

Anyone who wants to learn about ASP.NET MVC will quickly discover that MVC makes extensive use of a...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 02/24/2010

First Steps with ASP.NET MVC

ASP.NET MVC is a new web application framework based of the Model-View-Controller (MVC) development...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 02/24/2010

ASP.NET Topics on MSDN – The Top 10 List

Below are links pointing to the most popular ASP.NET topics on MSDN over the last year (02/2009 to...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 02/23/2010

ASP.NET Page Life Cycle Diagram

The following diagram shows some of the most important methods of the System.Web.UI.Page class that...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 01/14/2010

Website User Authentication - ASP.NET 4 Web Applications

I am in the process of writing a Walkthrough document about the new Login templates that are...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 01/12/2010

ASP.NET Web Application Projects vs. Web Site Projects in Visual Studio

[Note: This document is an advance copy of a new topic that will be released with the documentation...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 12/14/2009

Sample Web Application Demonstrates Accessibility Techniques and ASP.NET Configuration System

I have posted on Code Gallery a Web application that was designed to demonstrate some techniques for...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 11/02/2009

Accessibility in Visual Studio 2010 and ASP.NET 4

[Note: This document is a preliminary version of a white paper that was released with the Beta 2...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 07/31/2009

ASP.NET 4 (Beta 1) - Using the ASP.NET QueryExtender Control to Provide Search in a Web Page

Do you want to provide search in your Web page? Are you unfamiliar with data sources? Do you want to...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 06/05/2009

Designing URLs in ASP.NET 4 Web Sites for Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

One of the best resources for learning how to increase traffic to your site is Rand Fishkin’s...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 05/21/2009

How to find information in MSDN about ASP.NET and JavaScript

Most developers use the term “JavaScript” generically to refer to the language that’s formally known...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 05/21/2009

Using AJAX to Dynamically Update a GridView, DataList, or any Data-bound Control – New Features in ASP.NET 4

ASP.NET server controls render HTML elements with id attributes that are often different from the ID...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 05/21/2009

ASP.NET 4 AJAX Beta 1 Documentation

ASP.NET AJAX includes a library of client script functions that bring many of the advantages of...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 05/20/2009

ASP.NET 4 Dynamic Data Beta 1 Documentation

ASP.NET Dynamic Data documentation has been updated to contain new information and examples. Also,...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 05/20/2009

ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Released

Today at the Microsoft MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Scott Guthrie (a Vice President in the...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 03/18/2009

ASP.NET User Education team member blogs

Rick Anderson Rick’s blog focuses on Dynamic Data, including a FAQs and Dynamic Data samples. Most...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 01/16/2009

Below is a list of links pointing to the twenty most popular ASP.NET topics on MSDN. The links below...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 11/24/2008

By Example: Error Handling with the ASP.NET MediaPlayer for Silverlight

The MediaPlayer class provides a player that runs media (video or audio) using Silverlight in an...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 11/07/2008

Read-Watch-Run: Using the ASP.NET MediaPlayer Control for Silverlight

The ASP.NET MediaPlayer server control enables you to integrate media sources such as audio (WMA)...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 11/06/2008

ASP.NET Controls for Silverlight – Documentation

The MSDN Library provides a number of topics about ASP.NET controls for Silverlight. These topics...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 11/05/2008

Walkthrough: Integrating XAML into an ASP.NET Web Site Using Managed Code

This walkthrough describes how to use the ASP.NET server controls for Silverlight to display a...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 10/27/2008

Using System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager Example (VB.NET)

Imports System Imports System.Collections.Generic Imports System.Linq Imports System.Text Imports...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 10/06/2008

Using System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager Example (C#)

using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Text; using...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 10/02/2008

Configuration API: Using System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager

Introduction This post shows a console application that uses the ConfigurationManager class. The...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 10/02/2008

How to: Customize Data Field Appearance and Behavior in the Data Model

ASP.NET Dynamic Data includes field templates that render the UI for displaying and editing data...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 09/10/2008

Differences When Working with the ADO.NET Entity Framework to LINQ to SQL

.style1 { BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffff00 } When you use the ADO.NET Entity Framework to create a data...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 09/10/2008

Welcome to the team blog for ASP.NET User Education!

Our team is responsible for the official Microsoft ASP.NET and Visual Web Developer documentation...

Author: ASPNETUE Date: 07/28/2008

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