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Master AJAX Pop-Ups Using the HoverMenuExtender Control

ost Windows users are familiar with tool tips?the little “balloon” that pops up when you position your mouse over an icon. Tool tips are very useful user interface (UI) enhancements that display additional information about the current object of interest. On the Web, the equivalent of tool tips are pop-ups.

Nine ASP.NET Site Navigation Problem Solutions: Part 1

o far, there’s been plenty of ink expended on ASP.NET 2.0’s site navigation controls, but most of that coverage lacks details on how to use the new navigation features in the real world. For example, some common real-world questions are: How do you integrate database driven content into your site’s

Work Web Part Magic Inside of ASP.NET

icrosoft released SharePoint to the market back in 2000/2001 and, in doing so, began a shift in perception about how Web applications are built. The change was slow at first and has yet to take over the way we build applications completely; however, the change has started. Rather than the

Make Your ASP.NET Applications Talk with Text-to-Speech

ou may have noticed that synthesized voices are becoming more commonplace. Hundreds, if not thousands of electronic toys and gadgets speak to their owners in robotic voices. Whether it is a talking baby doll, a talking pedometer, or a new automated telephone system, several products that use text to speech

A La Carte, Part 2: Build Deep, Flexible Navigation Using Four New Controls

nless your Web site contains only a single Web page, you need a mechanism for visitors to navigate between pages. For most sites, navigation is right up there with content in term of its importance to your site’s success. And there are several different ways of coding one’s navigation. But

Solve the Page Waiting Game with Threaded AJAX

eople hate to wait. In fact, when it comes to a computer, they hate to wait more than about 200 milliseconds. This can be a problem when your Web-based application uses a process that takes many seconds or even minutes. You can’t just put up a progress dialog or a

Writing A Custom Membership Provider for your ASP.NET 2.0 Web Site

ne feature introduced in ASP.NET 2.0 is the use of the “provider model” to provide maximum flexibility and extensibility to your Web applications. Using the provider model, developers can easily extend the capabilities provided by the ASP.NET 2.0 runtime, in many different ways. For example, you can extend the provider

Learn to Use the New Data Source Controls in ASP.NET 2.0

here’s no shortage of useful, new controls to investigate in ASP.NET 2.0. In my last article, I discussed the new GridView and DetailsView controls. In that article I also discussed the use of the SqlDataSource control, which allows you to declaratively connect to a SQL data source without any coding.

Track Your Site Statistics Using ASP.NET’s Site Counters Service

s a Web developer, tracking Web site traffic is just one of the many activities you need to do. You might want to know which pages are the most popular, and more importantly, you might need that data to bill your advertisers. In any case, you can get the site

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