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ASP.NET FAQs [updated July 17 2011]

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ASP.NET FAQs

The following is a list of frequently asked questions for working with ASP.NET, including PostBacks, working with ASP.NET Server Controls, Sessions, ViewState, etc.

[atarget=contents]Sections in this Page[/atarget]

For all languages:
[jumpto=gen]General[/jumpto]
[jumpto=viewstate]ViewState[/jumpto]
[jumpto=session]Session[/jumpto]
[jumpto=querystring]QueryString[/jumpto]
[jumpto=webconfig]Using the web.config file[/jumpto]
[jumpto=globalasax]Using the global.asax file[/jumpto]
[jumpto=logging]Logging[/jumpto]
[jumpto=install]Installation[/jumpto]
[jumpto=deployment]Deployment[/jumpto]
[jumpto=hosting]Hosting[/jumpto]
[jumpto=events]Event Handling[/jumpto]
[jumpto=ajax]AJAX[/jumpto]
[jumpto=comments]Commenting your code[/jumpto]
[jumpto=database]Databases[/jumpto]
[jumpto=scraping]Screen Scraping[/jumpto]
[jumpto=modules]Http Modules[/jumpto]
[jumpto=handlers]Http Handlers[/jumpto]
[jumpto=validation]Data Input Validation[/jumpto]

ASP.NET Server Controls:
[jumpto=controlgen]General[/jumpto]
[jumpto=gridview]GridView[/jumpto]

If you can think of a "frequent" question (and preferably an answer to it as well) that you think should be added to these FAQs, please see this thread.
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  • July 17 2011 : Created the FAQs thread
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[atarget=gen]General[/atarget]
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=viewstate]ViewState[/atarget]
  • What is ViewState?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=session]Session[/atarget]
  • What is Session?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=querystring]QueryString[/atarget]
  • What is the QueryString?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=webconfig]Using the web.config file[/atarget]
  • What is the web.config?
  • How can I encrypt/decrypt sections within the web.config file?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=globalasax]Using the global.asax file[/atarget]
  • What is the global.asax file?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=logging]Logging[/atarget]
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=install]Installation[/atarget]
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=deployment]Deployment[/atarget]
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=hosting]Hosting[/atarget]
  • Where can I find a good Web Host?
  • Where can I find a free Web Host?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=events]Event Handling[/atarget]
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=ajax]AJAX[/atarget]
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=comments]Commenting your code[/atarget]
  • Why should I comment my code?
  • How do I add XML Comments to my code?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=database]Databases[/atarget]
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=scraping]Screen Scraping[/atarget]
  • What is Screen Scraping?
  • How can I screen scrape a Web Page using WebClient?
  • How can I screen scrape a Web Page using HttpWebRequest?
  • What is the HTML Agility Pack?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=modules]Http Modules[/atarget]
  • What is an Http Module?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=handlers]Http Handlers[/atarget]
  • What is an Http Handler?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=validation]Data Input Validation[/atarget]
  • What are the ASP.NET Validation Controls?
  • How can I create Custom Validation Controls?
  • How can I validate, for example, an email address from the user?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=controlgen]General[/atarget]
  • Why does the ASPX markup that I create change when sent to the client?
  • What is the ClientID?
  • How can I access the ClientID of a Server Side control on the Client side?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​

[atarget=gridview]GridView[/atarget]
  • How can I change the look and feel of my GridView?
  • How do I display the sum of a column in a GridView?
[jumpto=contents]up to Section list[/jumpto]​
 
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