Visual Studio 2005 Launch Event

Microsoft is holding free launch events for Visual Studio 2005, and there's one here in Cincinnati. By registering and attending, you will be given a free copy of Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition.Here's the registration page:

Dynamic Controls

Scott Mitchell recently posted a blog entry about Adding Dynamic Controls to an ASP.NET page. He mentioned:One area where ASP.NET developers seem to have the most difficulty with is working with dynamic controls. This difficulty is understandable, as there are a plethora of subtleties in getting everything to work right.He... [Read More]

Custom Web Controls Everywhere!

Well, it took me a few days... but I finally have all of the sample code and everything packaged up from my presentation this past week. You can find the zip file here.In the zip file you will find the following: ASP.NET_1.x.zipSample Application Framework in ASP.NET 1.x (VB) ASP.NET_2.0.zipSample Application... [Read More]


In response to Scott's Mitchell's posting "Why I Don't Use DataSets in My ASP.NET Applications", I decided to document my decision process for determining whether or not to use a DataSet or a DataTable as opposed to a DataReader.I decided to document this process in a code format, just because... [Read More]

Choose Your Own Adventure

I haven't received many comments on what the community would like the topic of my May presentation to be. I am leaning toward the "Custom Web Controls Everywhere" presentation.Here's a more detailed description of the presentation. Please feel free to comment on this before the presentation.The emphasis of the presentation... [Read More]