Jul 17th, 2011,
ASP.NET FAQs [updated July 17 2011]
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.
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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.
July 17 2011 : Created the FAQs thread
Using the web.config file
What is the web.config? How can I encrypt/decrypt sections within the web.config file?
Using the global.asax file
What is the global.asax file?
Where can I find a good Web Host? Where can I find a free Web Host?
Commenting your code
Why should I comment my code? How do I add XML Comments to my code?
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?
Data Input Validation
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?
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?
How can I change the look and feel of my GridView? How do I display the sum of a column in a GridView?
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