[Via jhawk] Kent Sharkey (who manages the ASP.NET Dev Center) says that the ASP.NET 2.0 Provider Model series of whitepapers are live on MSDN – 10 parts, 120 pages! The providers page at  http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/beta2/providers/default.aspx will be updated tomorrow. Introduction to the Provider Model Membership Providers Role Providers Site Map Providers Session State Providers Profile Providers Web Event […]

ASP.NET 2.0 makes it very easy to consume and display an RSS feed on an ASP.NET web site. Andrew Duthie demonstrates how to do this using a XmlDataSource control and a DataList bound control with a little XPath on Channel 9:http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=120524

Mike Rousos has put together a great article series for the ASP.NET 2.0 tracing system. A must read for all ASP.NET 2.0 developers! A Tracing Primer – Part I Introduction Instantiating a TraceSource Adding Tracing Events Configuring source using config file and programmatically Trace Listeners A Tracing Primer – Part II (A) Trace Filters (Event […]

ASP.NET 2.0 Security Guidance Indexhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/ASPNET2SecurityGuidanceIndex.asp?frame=true ASP.NET 2.0 Security Guidelineshttp://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/PAGGuidelines0001.asp?frame=true ASP.NET 2.0 Security Checklisthttp://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/PAGCK0001.asp?frame=true ASP.NET 2.0 Security Practiceshttp://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/PAGPractices0001.asp?frame=true ASP.NET 2.0 Security How Toshttp://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/SecurityHowTosIndex.asp?frame=true

J.D. Meier, Alex Mackman, Blaine Wastell, Prashant Bansode, Kishore Gopalan Microsoft CorporationAugust 2005 Security Guidance for .NET Framework 2.0 Summary This page explains the rationale behind the patterns & practices Security Guidance for .NET Framework 2.0 project and provides an index into the guidance. You can use the guidance referenced on this page to improve […]

As all the sample code I have written is in C# a common question I receive in the newsgroup is how to convert this C# code to VB.NET. Here is a list of tools which allow to do this: C# to VB.NET conversion: http://www.carlosag.net/Tools/CodeTranslator/Default.aspxhttp://www.aspalliance.com/aldotnet/examples/translate.aspxhttp://www.kamalpatel.net/ConvertCSharp2VB.aspxhttp://www.ragingsmurf.com/vbcsharpconverter.aspx If someone needs conversion from VB.NET to C# I found the […]

I just found a really nice document on Security Practices for ASP.NET 2.0. Just have a look at the Index of practices to see how much good stuff these people have put together! Security Practices: ASP.NET 2.0 Security Practices at a GlanceJ.D. Meier, Alex Mackman, Blaine Wastell, Prashant Bansode, Andy Wigley, Kishore GopalanMicrosoft CorporationAugust 2005 […]

[Via Mark Harrison] In response to strong customer demand telerik has added two great new products to the r.a.d.controls suite – r.a.d.callback and r.a.d.dock. r.a.d.callback is a suite of AJAX-enabled UI controls, which allow you to update page content without postback and loss of scroll position. The short response time combined with the smooth interface […]

The provider model is used throughout ASP.NET 2.0. It is a means of writing each of the technologies used so that new versions can easily be created and plugged in. For example, if you need to access a different database or authentication server, you can create a provider for it. ASP.NET 2.0 will then work […]

Fritz Onion will be doing a web cast series introducing Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 to developers who are currently working with ASP.NET 1.1. During this 15-part series, learn the new features of this platform, which range from declarative data binding to storing per-client profile data, and hear practical advice about how to best incorporate these features […]