No new controls but some great fixes!
As you might know, I am running the French .NET portal Tech Head Brothers and I am always searching for good way to optimize it and make it run better.
Following the post of Jeremy Zawodny’s blog: “How To Add Good Expires Headers to Images in Apache 1.3“ I decided to check this on my server running Tech Head Brothers on IIS 6.0.
ASP.NET AJAX provides new APIs for registering script with the ScriptManager. Using these APIs allows controls to work well with partial rendering. Without them, controls placed inside an UpdatePanel won’t work as expected. In previous CTP releases of ASP.NET AJAX, we had a set of validator controls that derived from the v2.0 controls and used the new APIs. This made them work well with ASP.NET AJAX. WindowsUpdate will soon include a version of System.Web that can take advantage of the new APIs. So the new controls which would have been redundant have been removed. However, the update isn’t available yet and ASP.NET AJAX has been released. So, in the short-term, the source code for a set of custom validator controls that work with partial rendering is available here.
I remember when I tried to implement a Login control in a ModalPopup with one of the early release of what was called at that time Atlas and is now called ASP.NET AJAX. I had lots of difficulties and now it works like a charm.
It was a straight move from RC to RTM and I have managed to have it online after deploying it to staging, doing some tests and then deployed it Production, thanks to Web Deployment Projects.
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I go on the hype like lots of person around there having a blog.
I tried Microsoft assessment “Introduction to Microsoft.NET for
3:29 AM Back home, everything is working :-)
I am currently packing all my stuff to attend the Tech Ed 2003 in Barcelona.
Hope to meet you there.
Now I got a real place where I can post! Christophe contact me if you wanna know where it is ;-)
So today I attended an interesting presentation “WEB290: Web service discovery: Are we meant for each other?”. Thats was not really anything new for me cause I am in charge of evaluating and implementing UDDI solution for the company I work for. But a really good presentation. It will really simplify the life of our infrastructure team.
I am currently working on a new version of my site: Tech Head Brothers. This new version will use the .NET
Framework 1.1. I am facing some difficulties because I had hardcoded some stuff
in the code before. I know thats BAD, really BAD. But sometimes when you don’t
have that much time you do ugly things.
After some work I ported my portal to version 1.1 of the .NET Framework. The
only change related to the update of the frameework was due to XSLT and the
usage of a deprecated method. Cool.