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Tracking Down Performance Issues in ASP.NET

Last night, one of my clients assigned me a problem that I thought was going to require one solution, and in the end it was just poor programming. But the process reminded me of the need for good debugging skills. Just how do you know where the performance problem is?… Read the rest

ASP.NET Nested TextBox Bug

Well, I learned something a couple of days ago and in the process also found an "Undocumented Feature" in ASP.NET 2.0

First, I learned that you can nest an asp:TextBox inside an asp:Label control and if you then set the associatedcontrolid attribute of the Label control to the id of the TextBox control, the label will render as a label element instead of a span element.  Both are pretty cool and both are not very well known.… Read the rest

Test Sending Email without a Server in ASP.NET

back-041 By now, most people are familiar with the fact that ASP.NET will send mail from the codebehind by simply adding a few lines to your web.config file and adding another few lines of code in the codebehind file.

But it wasn’t until recently that I found that you don’t need to have access to an SMTP server to test your code.… Read the rest

Finding a CSS Class Definition

seagull A couple of weeks ago I pointed out that you could easily find the definition of a property, method, variable, or class by right-clicking the item and selecting, “Go To Definition” from the context menu.

You can also use this feature in your ASPX files to find the definition of CSS classes. … Read the rest

WordPress w/ Forms Authentication on IIS6

I know I said yesterday that I’d start a series about creating DotNetNuke modules, but I solved a problem yesterday after I wrote that post that I think a lot of you will be interested in.  Especially if you are using WordPress in combination with an ASP.NET site.… Read the rest

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