MSDN Magazine: Extreme ASP.NET


  • Extreme ASP.NET: Guiding Principles For Your ASP.NET MVC Applications
    Scott Allen - July 2009
    In this column, the author lays out some guiding principles that you should follow when working with the ASP.NET MVC framework.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: The Life And Times of an ASP.NET MVC Controller
    Scott Allen - May 2009
    Here the author dissects the ASP.NET MVC framework and looks at how controllers work. He then explains how the framework interacts with your controllers and how you can influence those interactions.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Charting With ASP.NET And LINQ
    K. Scott Allen - March 2009
    The combination of the ASP.NET Chart Control and the data querying power of LINQ lets you build flexible charts. Learn how here.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Routing with ASP.NET Web Forms
    Scott Allen - January 2009
    See how to get the benefits of rerouting while alleviating the risks with this in-depth look at URL rewriting in ASP.NET.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: The Only Data-binding Control You'll Ever Need
    Fritz Onion - March 2008
    Fritz Onion demonstrates how the ListView control in ASP.NET 3.5 makes data-binding tasks easier with support for styling with CSS, flexible pagination, and a full complement of sorting, inserting, deleting, and updating features.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Encapsulate Silverlight with ASP.NET Controls
    Fritz Onion - January 2008
    To implement Silverlight in ASP.NET pages, you can encapsulate your Silverlight elements in ASP.NET controls. Here's how.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Web Client Software Factory
    Fritz Onion - August 2007
    The Web Service Software Factory is designed to provide guidance and enhanced tools for building Web services using ASMX or WCF.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Web Deployment Projects
    Fritz Onion - April 2007
    ASP.NET 2.0 development is the easiest ASP development yet. Fritz Onion reveals why.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Client-Side Web Service Calls with AJAX Extensions
    Fritz Onion - January 2007
    Microsoft AJAX Library and the ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions provide a number of compelling features ranging from client-side data binding, to DHTML animations and behaviors. Learn all about them here.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Control Adapters
    Fritz Onion - October 2006
    Control adapters let you provide alternate renderings of controls for mobile devices. But they can also be used to completely change the rendering of a con¬trol based on browser type, which can be useful in a number of situations.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Asynchronous Web Parts
    Fritz Onion - July 2006
    Building a customizable Web site complete with a collection of pluggable Web Parts is fairly easy with the portal infrastructure of ASP. NET 2. 0. This model is very flexible, allowing users to easily place your Web Parts anywhere on the Web page so they are free to customize your site.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Keeping secrets in ASP.NET 2.0.
    Rob Howard - May 2006
    Storing data securely in a configuration system is not an easy problem to solve. While I was on the ASP. NET team, this particular feature, secure connection string storage, looked as if it wouldn’t get done.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: A New Solution to an Old State Storage Problem
    Fritz Onion - April 2006
    State management in Web applications is a contentious issue. Should you store user data per session or should you persist it across sessions? You can easily store information temporarily while someone navigates your site by using session state.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Codebehind and Compilation in ASP.NET 2.0
    Fritz Onion - January 2006
    As I write this column, the release candidates of the Microsoft® .NET Framework 2.0 and Visual Studio® 2005 have just come out, and by the time you read this, they will both already be on the shelves. It feels like it's been a long time coming.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Page Navigation
    Rob Howard - October 2005
    In my childhood I spent several weeks a year in Holland with my extended family. As a young American boy I was fascinated with the electric Dutch trains, something we didn't see in my hometown of Dallas, Texas.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Tools of the Trade: SQL Server Profiler and Query Analyzer
    Rob Howard - August 2005
    In my last column, I discussed Microsoft® Application Center Test and how it could be used to measure the performance of your Web application (see Extreme ASP. NET: Tools of the Trade: Application Center Test).

  • Extreme ASP.NET: Tools of the Trade: Application Center Test
    Rob Howard - June 2005
    When you sit down to write an ASP. NET application, how much time do you spend thinking about performance? It's unfortunate, but for most developers performance is an afterthought. Performance planning and design really need to be front and center.

  • Extreme ASP.NET: A Little Bit of Control for Your Controls
    Rob Howard - May 2005
    Having worked for so many years designing and developing ASP. NET while at Microsoft, it's exciting now to have a venue in which to talk about it. In this new column, Extreme ASP. NET, I'll discuss and demonstrate time-tested techniques and approaches to implementing high-performance, reliable, secure, and user-friendly Web applications with ASP.