20 Must Read ASP.NET, MVC, jQuery and Silverlight articles on DotNetCurry – 2009

Posted by: Minal Agarwal , on 12/16/2009, in Category ASP.NET
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Abstract: Web technologies have become enormously popular. The authors at DotNetCurry acknowledge this fact and continue working hard to deliver articles, how-to’s, tips and techniques around Microsoft Web and related technologies. This post contains 20 Must Read articles that were published in the year 2009 and focus around web technologies like ASP.NET, MVC, jQuery and Silverlight
20 Must Read ASP.NET, MVC, jQuery and Silverlight articles on DotNetCurry – 2009
 
Web technologies have become enormously popular. The authors at DotNetCurry acknowledge this fact and continue working hard to deliver articles, how-to, tips and techniques around Microsoft Web and related technologies. This post contains 20 Must Read articles that were published in the year 2009 and focus around web technologies like ASP.NET, MVC, jQuery and Silverlight. These articles have been selected based on viewership, comments and user rating. Featured Authors include Malcolm Sheridan, Suprotim Agarwal (MVP), Shoban Kumar (MVP) and Harsh Bardhan
Articles on ASP.NET, MVC and jQuery
 
Some ASP.NET GridView UI Tips and Tricks using jQuery - This article demonstrates how to create simple UI effects in an ASP.NET GridView control using jQuery. These tips have been tested in IE 7 and Firefox 3.
SQL Cache Dependency with SQL Server, LINQ and ASP.NET 3.5 - The following article demonstrates how to use SQL Cache Dependency with SQL Server 2005/2008, ASP.NET 3.5 and Extension Methods. 
Efficient Server Side Paging with the ASP.NET GridView Control - The following article demonstrates how to use the ObjectDataSource control with the GridView control and Linq To SQL to create efficient server side ASP.NET GridView Paging.
Calling JavaScript from ASP.NET Master Page and Content Pages - Part I - Calling JavaScript from Master and Content Pages confuses a lot of developers. In this article, we will see some common problems and their solutions of calling JavaScript from a Master/Content page.
Calling JavaScript from ASP.NET Master Page and Content Pages - Part II - In this article, we will see some common problems and their solutions of calling JavaScript from a Master/Content page. This article is Part II of the series ‘Calling JavaScript from ASP.NET Master Page and Content Pages’ and in this article; we will cover JavaScript in Content Pages.
Querying an ASP.NET SiteMap using LINQ   - In this article, I will show you how to ‘query’ the ASP.NET SiteMap using LINQ. The intention of this article is to demonstrate the power and simplicity of querying an XML document like the ASP.NET SiteMap using LINQ.
Creating Fixed Headers in an ASP.NET GridView using jQuery - This article will demonstrate how to to create Fixed Headers in an ASP.NET GridView using jQuery. The solution has been tested in IE 7 and Firefox 3 and works well. Read on!
Upload Multiple Files in ASP.NET using jQuery - Continuing my ‘no less than an exciting’ journey of exploring ASP.NET with jQuery, today’s article will demonstrate how to Upload multiple files in ASP.NET using jQuery.
Creating Dynamic ASP.NET SiteMap using LINQ -   The following article demonstrates how to use LINQ to dynamically generate a SiteMap to show a selection of files and folders for a website.
ASP.NET Security – Securing Access to Files using the ASP.NET IHttpHandler - The following article demonstrates how to use the custom HTTP handler to implement security in an ASP.NET application.
ASP.NET GridView with Custom Paging UI - The following article demonstrates how to customise how the paging is displayed in the GridView control.
Custom Paging with the ASP.NET Repeater Control - The following article demonstrates how to use the Repeater control with LINQ to SQL to create efficient server side paging.
Creating a Tabbed Wizard Interface in ASP.NET using jQuery Tabs - A tabbed interface saves UI space, by holding different categories of information in one window. Tabs also simplify navigation between different documents. jQuery has a very cool Tab Plugin. In this article, I will demonstrate how to integrate the Tab Plugin with ASP.NET Panels to create a Tabbed Wizard Interface.
Bulk Insert into SQL Server using SqlBulkCopy - The following article demonstrates how to bulk insert data into SQL Server 2008 using SqlBulkCopy.
Shift Focus to the Next Control during a PostBack using ASP.NET and LINQ - We at times come across a requirement where a feature in a web application is supposed to behave similar to that of its windows counterpart. One such requirement is to either maintain the focus on the control that caused a postback or to shift focus to the next control after a postback. In this article, we will use ASP.NET and LINQ to do so.
ASP.NET MVC - Some Frequently Asked Questions - This article introduces ASP.NET MVC and answers some frequently asked questions about ASP.NET WebForms vs ASP.NET MVC.
Articles on Silverlight
 
Drawing with Ink in ASP.NET using Silverlight - In this article, we will create an Ink Sketch pad application using ASP.NET and Silverlight where users will be able to draw strokes into the pad. We will also see how to add Silverlight to an existing ASP.NET application.
Build a Simple Twitter client using Silverlight 2 - In this article I will show you how to build a simple Twitter client in Silverlight. We will also learn the shortcomings of WebClient Class in Silverlight.
Silverlight 3 and RIA Services - Part I - In part I of this article I’ll demonstrates how to use the new RIA services with Silverlight 3 to display data.
Grouping in Silverlight 3 DataGrid - DataGrid is a very useful and powerful control whether used in a Windows or a Web application. Grouping data is a very common requirement in the DataGrid. In Silverlight 3 DataGrid, we can now group records with ease. In this article, we will first explore how to group data from a static datasource. Later on, we will then connect to database and group the data from the database.
Since this post is about the best on web technologies, we also would like to showcase the popular eBook written by Suprotim on ASP.NET and jQuery called 51 Tips, Tricks and Recipes with jQuery and ASP.NET Controls. Thank you all for your support!
I hope you liked this list. In the next list, we will be publishing the best articles on LINQ, C#, VB.NET, Expression Web, VSTS, Windows Forms and other technologies. Stay tuned!
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This article has been editorially reviewed by Suprotim Agarwal.

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Minal Agarwal, Expression Web MVP, MCDST, works as a freelance web designer (SaffronStroke) working on Expression Web, Photoshop and other Graphical tools. As a hobby, she also runs a famous Food site called Foodatarian.com. Follow her on twitter @ saffronstroke


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Comment posted by Jacob Marter on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 10:42 PM
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