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Matt Watson Software developer, product visionary, and master of #dadops November 2005 Entries
Ok so I'm trying to use the new and cool users, roles management. Works great on my computer of course. Deploying it was another matter... The key is installing SQL Server 2005 Express on the server and having the correct file permissions on the App_Code folder for NETWORK SERVICE and ASPNET. Was painful to figure out. This site has a lot of good info: Check out Stackify! They provide a DevOps application dashboard for developers that ......

Posted On Sunday, November 13, 2005 9:03 AM

I must say.. it pretty damn cool to create a whole little application with just 4 lines of code... Master pages for consistent page template look and feel Treeview menu Breadcrumbs navigation Sitemap Data grid view Details view to edit the record All SQL connectivity to select, edit, update, delete the records. .... ... ASP.NET 2.0 ROCKS ......

Posted On Saturday, November 12, 2005 5:53 AM

ASP.NET Professional 2.0 Book
Just picked up the book at the local Borders in Kansas. I decided to start at page one and literally go straight through it. I'm finding it very useful to pick up on the enhancements to 2.0. The little tweaks here and there. Finding simple but amazingly cool stuff like the fact you can do: TextBox.Focus(); Who knows if I would have ever known this without thumbing through the book. I have been doing ASP.NET development exclusively since it came out and I'm still finding this book to be very useful ......

Posted On Monday, November 7, 2005 1:21 PM

ASP.NET 2.0 Wizard control
First off I want to say I love this thing. Second off I want to say WTF were you thinking Microsoft? If I'm editing Step 3 in the VS.NET designer and then go run my app.. it starts me on Step 3. WTF? The designer keys off the ActiveStepIndex which is also what it keys off of at runtime. Need a second property or something so that when your editing it in the designer you don't have to remember to set it back to step 1 every single @#$)(@#)$O@# time. This will cause migrations issues everywhere... ......

Posted On Monday, November 7, 2005 1:13 PM

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