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ASP.NET 2.0 Active Directory Membership Provider

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., August 18, 2005
Views: 7,228 | Hits 1,390

Every time I have considered leveraging Active Directory in my VB6 or .NET applications, I have laughed the thought away - too hard. But not any more! Andrew Duthie walks us through how to use t...

Article on AVICap

Darrell Nortons Blog [MVP], March 10, 2006
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Wei-Meng Lee wrote an excellent article on how to incorporate a webcam into a .NET 2.0 Windows Forms, oops, er... Smart Client app. I'm not particularly interested in the webcam part, but in it he sho...

Calling .NET Web Service from PHP

MrDaves (David Yack) Blog!, June 24, 2005
Views: 4,918 | Hits 748

One of our clients customers was trying to use one of the .NET web services and wasn’t sure where to start.  After a few false starts we got it to work.  on the site there&rsqu...

Tracking Database Changes Using History Tables (Part 1)

ASP.NET Daily Articles, July 6, 2005
Views: 3,951 | Hits 742

A common problem in database based applications is tracking the changes of the data in the tables. I ran into this problem in multiple applications and I would like to share two of the solutions I fou...

MTOM - Yep, it works

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., January 6, 2006
Views: 7,731 | Hits 718

I am sending files to a web service in a vs2005 app using, of course, WSE 3.0. The only way I knew to prove to myself that it was really going up their using MTOM was to use Simon F...

The Assembly Resolver

Dave Donaldsons Blog, October 16, 2005
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There's a common misconception out there among .NET developers that when the runtime loads an assembly, the CLR first looks in the application's private bin directory. This is not true. I could go&nbs...

Funny Nigerian Email

Bill Evjens Blog, September 7, 2005
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I usually don't read my junk email, but this one caught my eye and made me laugh pretty hard. Seems I have a dead “relative“ who died in Nigeria and left behind quite a bit of cash! Lucky ...

Create and Use a Custom .config File - The #1 ASP.NET Community, August 10, 2005
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This article documents how to easily create a separate custom .config file for your web application, and how to retrieve the custom configuration information using an existing framework ConfigurationS...

Beginning Google Maps API Tutorial

Ablog, August 18, 2005
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Integrating spatially-enabled features into Web applications seems to have become the latest craze, and for good reason. They can add an amazing new dimension of service for your users. Of the many ne...

ASP.NET 2.0 - "The target '__Page' for the callback could not be found or did not implement" Error

GotDotNet: New resources, January 10, 2006
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While implementing Client Script Call Back, you may receive the error "The target '__Page' for the callback could not be found or did not implement ICallbackEventHandler." This article discusses on...

Detecting Page Refresh

The Code Project Latest Articles, April 29, 2005
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A common problem that Web Application Developers encounter is how to stop the user from refreshing the page. So What to do Although we cant stop user from refreshing the page but we can however determ...

Smart Client Architecture - The #1 ASP.NET Community, February 19, 2007
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A Smart Client is an application that uses local resources, utilizes XML Web Services and can be deployed and updated from a centralized server. It can work both in the connected and disconnected mode...

Using Spring Webflow

Ablog, May 9, 2005
Views: 3,976 | Hits 398 has just published an article: "Spring Web Flow (SWF) is an emerging module of The Spring Framework that aims to be the best solution for the management of web application page flow...

Image.FromFile Throws OutOfMemoryException

Dave Donaldsons Blog, March 30, 2005
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Let's say you are writing a WinForms app and you need to create an Image object (from the System.Drawing namespace), and on that Image object you need to load the actual image at runtime, like for an ...

CLR Inside Out: Improving Application Startup Time

MSDN Just Published, January 10, 2006
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Client application startup time is really important to users. In this month's CLR Inside Out column, the CLR team provides valuable tips on improving startup speeds....

Smart Client Architecture...

DotNetJohn.Com, November 17, 2007
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A Smart Client is an application that uses local resources, utilizes XML Web Services and can be deployed and updated from a centralized server. It can work both in the connected and disconnected...

Exporting your data to CSV format Latest Articles, August 14, 2005
Views: 2,105 | Hits 342

On-line web applications providing some business functionality often need to exchange data between other applications. For example, data displayed in a DataGrid might be needed by an Excel spreadsheet...

Exporting your data to CSV format

ASP.NET Daily Articles, September 19, 2005
Views: 2,156 | Hits 341

On-line web applications providing some business functionality often need to exchange data between other applications. For example, data displayed in a DataGrid might be needed by an Excel spreadshee...

New Version of .NET bases Ad Hoc Report Builder Released

ASP.NET Announcements, December 27, 2005
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We have recently released the command edition of our product LGX Ad Hoc.  LGX Ad Hoc easily integrates with your .NET application to allow your endusers to build their own reports in a 100% web b...

GMail: "oops...the system was unable to perform your operation"

JonGalloway.ToString(), October 25, 2005
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I've been using GMail as my primary e-mail for the past month, and it's worked pretty well. Searching e-mail is nice, the tagging features are helpful (for instance, I added a tag for a client which a...

Review: SoftArtisans OfficeWriter v3 - The #1 ASP.NET Community, August 22, 2005
Views: 1,054 | Hits 284

Softartisans OfficeWriter for the .NET Framework provides developers with the capability of dynamically creating Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets and Microsoft Word documents. In this review, I will talk...

FIX: Error message: System.ExecutionEngineException occurred in an unknown module :: .NET Framework 1.1, September 20, 2005
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If you create a new application domain, and you use the Activator class to create a proxy for an object, you may receive the following exception error message from the application: System.ExecutionEng...

Independent Consulting and Back Office Services (Professional Umbrella Corporations)

DonXML Demsaks All Things Techie, January 6, 2006
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I’ve been an independent consulting for over a decade, and one of the things I always hated was doing all my own back office work.  You know, all those things that you have to do to run a b...

Why payroll systems are a pain to design - Temporal Data (and some great resources on it)

ISerializable, June 19, 2005
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has a nice writeup on various patterns for "Temporal Data" - data which changes in time, which try to solve exactly these problems. I wasn't aware of many of these back then and, as usual for c...

What matters

Somasegars WebLog, December 15, 2005
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I was thinking about work and trying to think about what matters in that context.  At a high level, there are 3 things that come to the top of the list for me. I get an opportunity to make ...

A master page is not a singleton

More Whidbey stuff, November 8, 2005
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Here's a misconception I see a lot on the forums lately. There is this idea that controls on a master page should always keep their state across content pages that use it.When you navigate away from&n...

MSJ Scam

Stephen Toub, January 6, 2006
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First, a bit of history on MSJ, as taken from the MSJ archive at Microsoft Systems Journal was the first programming publication from Microsoft. Predating the Windows op...

Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manager Update

Guy Barrette, January 9, 2006
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I was looking for a solution to manage my business contacts and I was about to download a trial of ACT! when I remembered that MS had something similar called Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manage...

Relation between maxRequestLength and request Object

W3coder info! (A Complete Site on .Net for Developers!), February 22, 2004
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Please have a look at this link (@ my Blog), to get info on the relation between maxRequetLength and request Object. You have to take care of this relation when you are developing a fileUpload applica...

VSTO - How to re-enable your outlook add-in

MrDaves (David Yack) Blog!, June 10, 2005
Views: 2,895 | Hits 238

I’ve had a small little standalone application that read outlook to help extract some billing information and I decided it would be a good canidate to convert over to be an Outlook add-in using ...

Novice tip for doing Ajax development

Brad Abrams, December 26, 2005
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I spent a little time over the holiday break experimenting with Ajax development specifically with the December Atlas preview.  Overall I am very impressed with what you can do with zero client i...

Cache Manager

ScottGus Blog, December 4, 2005
Views: 1,378 | Hits 234

Steve Smith has written a cool application that helps you monitor and manage your cache values in ASP.NET.  Read all about it and track its progress here....

.NET Data Access

Simple Talk, October 3, 2005
Views: 1,126 | Hits 231

Creating an independent data layer in your application gives you the flexibility of using multiple data stores as a data source and enables you to switch from one data store to the next quickly and ea...

JavaScript and "serious" programmers

QuirksBlog, November 29, 2005
Views: 1,053 | Hits 221

For at least a year I've been worried about the total lack of relation between JavaScript and "serious" programmers. Unfortunately it seems as if JavaScript is still beneath their notice. That start...

N-Tier Applications and .NET: Achieving Isolation between DAL and BOL Latest Articles, April 10, 2005
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In the previous two article I explained the concept behind N-tier applications and also gave you a simple example. This example builds on what we developed previously and illustrates how to achieve mo...

What did you say John

Jonathan Goodyear / angryCoder, May 4, 2005
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I had a meeting with a client this morning. I brought one of my consultants, John Bailey, with me. Both of the people that we met with were named John as well, so we had John, John, John and Jonathan....

Tips for a successful MSMQ-enabled application

ISerializable, August 22, 2005
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For the past few weeks I've been deep down inside a client's project. It's a large distributed application and one of the features I was working on made me realize just how little I've gotten the chan...

Graph Layout Library yFiles.NET v2.4 Released!

DotNetJunkies Just Published, January 10, 2006
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yWorks GmbH is proud to announce immediate availability of version 2.4 of its graph layout library yFiles.NET. The yFiles class library for Microsoft .NET features new automatic layout algorithms wit...

A Simple Passphrase Generator - The #1 ASP.NET Community, August 9, 2005
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Passphrases have been receiving more and more attention as part of a strong security policy. When building secure web based applications, assigning random passphrases to new user accounts can be a bi...

Categorized CheckBoxList

ASP.NET Daily Articles, September 21, 2005
Views: 1,600 | Hits 198

CheckBoxList is one of the commonly used web controls which creates a multi selection check box group, however it becomes difficult for users to select if there are large number of items, a common exa...

Maintaining an Audit Trail

Scott on Writing, June 17, 2005
Views: 1,941 | Hits 195

Have you ever worked on a data-driven application where it was essential all changes to the system's underlying data could be examined by an auditor at some later point in time In medical, university,...

Routing Messages to the MQ Dead Letter Queue

Kevin B Smiths WebLog, November 4, 2005
Views: 1,548 | Hits 193

I recently had a fun problem to solve for a client of mine, essentially they wanted to route messages to the MQ Series dead letter queue and have the MQ dead letter queue handler move those messages t...

Generics, a simple usage for OOP

Patrik Löwendahls shout, January 13, 2006
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A simple example where I find generics very useful. Imagine the scenario where you have a abstract base class that defines a create method. The create method will be implemented by several sub classes...

Sending email using at scheduled time

ASP.NET Daily Articles, August 6, 2005
Views: 1,278 | Hits 186

My motivation for this article is my beautiful fianc. She lives in a different state and wants me to email her everyday. Being a "GEEK" I find it difficult to email her regularly. So, I thought that...

Review: Professional DotNetNuke ASP.NET Portals - The #1 ASP.NET Community, July 6, 2005
Views: 990 | Hits 185

DotNetNuke (DNN) is an exciting open-source portal application, full of features and potential. Unlocking the application's potential through custom modules and configurable skins can involve a steep ...

How Do You Keep Track of TODO Items

Scott on Writing, July 21, 2005
Views: 1,344 | Hits 184

I was working with a client a couple weeks ago, giving a demo through a remote desktop session, when he wanted to jot down a few notes. His TODO list is saved on Outlook, sort of. What he did to recor...