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by Max Paulousky
This article presents the techniques and caveats of building Silverlight applications that can be notified about database state changes via polling duplex. WSHttp binding and CLR triggers are used to implement the solution as well.
by Bill Seddon
Shows how a .NET based WebDAV server can be created by combining two Open Source projects. The example implementation returns files from a file system, but you can extend it to return resources from any repository.
by Bikash Prakash Dash
This tip is helpful to create and manage self-signed SSL certificate for local IIS.
by Sky Sanders
AccessControlModule can impart a greater consistency and usability upon the default behaviour of FormsAuthentication and allow any client script code to leverage FormsAuthentication in a straight forward manner.

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by Terrence Sheflin
Explains how to use HttpModule in conjunction with IIS to handle requests to fake directories
by Misha1964
Learn how to validate complex web forms using business rules engine
by Sadeque Sharif
How to deploy MVC2 application at IIS 5.1 (Windows XP)
by Stan Bice
Imagine connecting church worship attenders with real-time content.

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27 Nov 2009 by Max Paulousky
This article presents the techniques and caveats of building Silverlight applications that can be notified about database state changes via polling duplex. WSHttp binding and CLR triggers are used to implement the solution as well.
31 Oct 2007 by Bill Seddon
Shows how a .NET based WebDAV server can be created by combining two Open Source projects. The example implementation returns files from a file system, but you can extend it to return resources from any repository.
26 Sep 2008 by Max Paulousky
This article describes MS TFS Proxy efficiency testing depending on the internet channel rate between TFS and TFS Proxy, TFS commands, and TFS Proxy cache state. Also, this article describes the advantages of using the MS TFS Proxy on slow Internet channels.
10 May 2007 by Paul Glavich
ANTS Profiler provides you with a quick and easy way of identifying performance bottlenecks within your .NET applications. Additional support for the latest .NET 3.0 features, the Vista operating system, and Visual Studio integration, cements ANTS Profiler as a leading tool in performance profiling.
28 May 2007 by Sau Fan Lee
20 Jan 2008 by Sushant Joshi
This article describes how to generate Excel at client side and embedd "Pivot Tables" and "Charts" into the Excel.
14 Aug 2012 by Abdul Quader Mamun
Custom TreeView web user control for parent child relatioinal data upto infinity
11 Apr 2005 by Uwe Keim
Introduced a class that simplifies Windows Impersonation in C#.
8 May 2008 by Jake Morgan
Deploy zip files to your web application and serve compressed files directly out of the zip file.
22 Aug 2004 by Shams Mukhtar
This article will enhance your vision on the usage of Robustness Analysis in conjunction with Model View Controller, using UML with application in ASP.NET. This article is a sequel to my articles on Architecture and Design with ASP.NET.
27 Jan 2005 by Justin Williams
Leveraging the Common Gateway Interface in C#.
30 Jun 2004 by Shams Mukhtar
Development of a framework for master-pages using ASP.NET and C#.
19 Mar 2011 by Paul Sanders (the other one)
This article provides a way to use RSA public key encryption in scripts running on a Web server hosted by a shared hosting company. It also demonstrates how to use RSA in .NET to solve the 'real world' problem of signing license codes so that they cannot be forged.
4 Oct 2009 by lepipele
Overview of deployment techniques using example WSE 3 enabled solutions
16 May 2006 by DaberElay
Passing large amounts of data through web services can become a huge bottle-neck in a WAN application architecture (i.e., server is on the web), and in any case, a real load on the network traffic. This is one solution for downsizing the network costs.
9 Jun 2013 by Stan Bice
Imagine connecting church worship attenders with real-time content.
21 Dec 2010 by Massimiliano Peluso "WeDev Limited"
This article describes in depth everything that happens beween the request/response in a web application.
14 Sep 2010 by iucon
An AJAX UpdatePanel with less communication overhead and better performance
15 Apr 2008 by Andrew Golik
This article explains how to maintain the web application state.
25 Jan 2008 by code-frog
A simple guide meant to take the reader through a series of questions that will help them plan for and manage their business network.
28 Nov 2008 by Denis Voituron
This article describes how to develop a reverse proxy in C# using the IIS HTTPHandlers.
4 Apr 2006 by Salvatore Vetro
The art of swap from a database to another changing a flag
9 Feb 2009 by Rahman Masudur
This article shows how to use a WCF service in XBAP or a WPF browser application.
5 Jan 2005 by Teo Lachev
Introducing Microsoft Reporting Services.
11 Apr 2009 by kriceslo
Reduce sitemap maintenence and never have another "unlisted" page! Unlisted pages dynamically inherit site map placement from a parent page. Replace repetitive '/default.aspx' mentions with '/' for friendlier URLs. Wildcard query string matching and more...
13 Feb 2007 by Vlad Hrybok
This article describes how to run DotNetNuke content management system on UltiDev Cassini web server, which unlike IIS can run on Windows XP Home and can be redistributed along with the DotNetNuke applications.
17 Jan 2008 by Rolf Szomor
A work-around for ASP.NET menu parent menuitem highlighting.
26 Aug 2005 by Hannes Foulds
This article shows how DPAPI and Triple DES can be used to encrypt connection strings and other sensitive strings for storage in the ASP.NET web.config file.
6 Dec 2006 by fschudel
A simple tool to find unused subs, functions and variables in your ASP code.
6 Jul 2007 by Nguyen-Thanh-Tung
Use SOAP to communicate with a remote DB Server (Here I use SQL Server) on the Internet and get information or interact with the database
17 Sep 2007 by Tiago Halm
An overview on Filter.NET as a framework designed to expose the ISAPI Filters API to .NET while maintaining the power, flexibility and efficiency of the IIS platform
16 Nov 2007 by blogging developer
Developers use multiline TextBox controls in almost all web projects. Since the MaxLength property of a TextBox control does not work when the TextMode property is set to Multiline, we usually use Validator controls to validate the length.
24 Dec 2005 by Vlad Hrybok
The article describes creating a Visual Studio .NET Setup Project that allows ASP.NET applications to be deployed on boxes that don't have IIS installed. Some familiarity with Visual Studio .NET Setup Projects will help better understand the material in this article.
17 May 2005 by Javier Lozano
This article shows you how to use async handlers along with XMLHTTP to process long executing tasks in ASP.NET.
15 Sep 2004 by ChrisAdams
A technique to use the IIS Basic Authentication mechanism to control access to trace.axd.
25 Jun 2005 by wduros1
A file upload utility that uses BITS as the transfer engine.
15 May 2005 by Klaus Salchner (Canada)
Microsoft Indexing Server is a powerful indexing and search engine for your web or file search. This article explains how to set up Indexing Server and how to search its index from within your application.
15 Feb 2005 by ThaddParker
An article on the use of the OverlibPageControl and OverlibPopupAnchor for extended manipulation of the overLIB popup JavaScript library.
3 May 2005 by Stephen Huen
Review of MCMS Connector for SharePoint Technologies.
27 Aug 2006 by Toby Emden
How to protect secure assets using a .NET Reverse Proxy, an ISAPI redirection filter and .NET Forms Authentication
26 Sep 2006 by DreamInHex
Create an AJAX Color Picker for your website with the power of Anthem.
9 Dec 2005 by Todd Denlinger
Presents a method for monitoring the amount of time database connections stay open in ASP.NET applications.
27 Sep 2005 by Weidong Shen
Adding secure communications to the Microsoft IssueVision sample application using WSE 2.0.
30 May 2006 by Nilesh G
An article on creating a simple photo gallery that is easy to maintain and aesthetically pleasing
27 Dec 2007 by robertosari
This article aims to show the creation of Network Links for Google Earth.
30 Dec 2007 by Scott Dorman
Explains how to use managed code to detect which version of Internet Information Services (IIS) is installed and if ASP or ASP.NET is registered.
11 Apr 2005 by Daniel Fruzynski
How to reduce DataGrid's ViewState size, while maintaining all DataGrid's functionalities.
22 Apr 2008 by Tamir Khason
How to use raw sockets in Silverlight application and how to make Silverlight speak with Windows Forms and WPF
11 Dec 2006 by DreamInHex
Create an IP-logging PHP Polling or Voting System in PHP 5.0
16 May 2007 by RayLouw
This article explains how to create your own HTML attributes using a plug-in framework.
12 Apr 2005 by Praveen Nayak
A vanilla implementaion showing how Updater Block 2.0 can be included in a Windows Forms application.
5 Jun 2005 by Rakesh Rajan
Starts with user redirection settings with customErrors section; then moves to exception handling in different scopes. Explains how to prevent recursive loops, hande parser errors, base class error handling with internals as appropriate. Source code demonstrates the concepts illustrated.
25 Mar 2009 by Behrouz Rad
The most advanced things which you can do with GridView in ASP.NET 3.5
11 Jun 2011 by Omar Al Zabir
Serve extensionless URL from IIS without using custom ISAPI handler or IIS 6.0 wildcard mapping
17 May 2006 by Stephen Huen
Provides a start page for search engines to crawl a Content Management Server (MCMS) web site.
4 Nov 2007 by User 4682017
A utility to convert file includes to virtual includes.
28 Feb 2006 by Diego Mijelshon
How to develop a handler that reads Exchange WebDAV folders and returns RSS.
14 Nov 2004 by Kevin Staunton-Lambert
A general overview of Internet technologies including what the Internet actually is, what HTML and XML are, using Web forms, CGI/MIME, IIS ISAPI, ASP and creating HTML based front ends to databases via ODBC32, OLE DB, ADO and ASP.NET
15 Feb 2006 by joaoPaulo
A tool to set one specific IIS Virtual Directory for a lot versions of the same web project.
30 Oct 2014 by Terrence Sheflin
Explains how to use HttpModule in conjunction with IIS to handle requests to fake directories
22 Sep 2005 by Stephen Huen
Lists items in a Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) list.
22 Aug 2011 by Boo!
This package will help you send all kinds of emails like account creation, order, mailing, reports, ... everything containing dynamic fields. You can configure your own SMTP server, use notification, and add attachments.
7 Dec 2004 by Steven Berkovitz
How to push HTML content to a blackberry handheld using MDS
27 Jun 2005 by Stephen Huen
Gives Content Management Server web sites search capability using SharePoint Portal Server as the search engine.
22 Jan 2005 by Stephen Huen
Display content from a Content Management Server placeholder in a WSS site.
28 Feb 2009 by Rick Bassham
This article covers how to make a custom IHttpHandler to use the X Library from embedded in an assembly.
9 Mar 2007 by Koushik Biswas
Have you written a web service that will be deployed over HTTPS and you want to test it on your own box? Have you written a client that needs to call a web service using a client certificate, and want to test it without involving half your company? Here's how to do it!
10 Sep 2007 by drgbg
Dynamically toggle ToolTip messages from the client side.
5 Aug 2004 by aa2max
Simple News System using ASP and MS Access
31 May 2005 by
Using .NET's System.Globalization class for retrieving month names in forgein lanaguages, and the DateTimeFormatInfo for keeping your dates the correct way around.
5 Feb 2006 by Palwinder Singh
Creating FTP and Web IIS virtual directories programatically, using C#.
28 Mar 2005 by
ASP TreeView is a advanced ASP control that's base on Server side / Client side technique. server side: Asp + JScript, client side: Jscript + HTML.
5 Oct 2005 by Sadish Kumar.V
This article will help you to open an MS-Word Document (Document or Document template) or MS-Excel sheet from server side code (ASP.NET) with minimum configuration efforts.
3 Aug 2004 by Proxy4NT
An article on using ISAPI with MFC support to modify the authentication realm
1 Feb 2009 by Manish K Gupta
Encryption & Decryption of Connection Strings inside the Web.config in ASP.NET 2.0
11 Jul 2004 by aa2max
Easy Guestbook with ASP and MS Access
4 Oct 2009 by gaurav_verma_mca
A .NET managed framework to send template emails in HTML or plain text
24 Nov 2007 by W. Kevin Hazzard
Site maps make your websites search engine friendly. Learn how to generate them dynamically using your site's HTTP 404 error handler page.
27 Sep 2005 by Andrew M Baldwin
An article about the Multiformity Open Source project.
18 Aug 2010 by Tushar Arora
This script can be used in an ASP.NET 3.5 website. It can search out exact phrases and keywords live from all HTML pages and text files on the website.
7 Mar 2005 by felipep
Server.MapPath does NOT return the physical path of global.asa.
25 May 2007 by Igor Krupitsky
SparkLine is a small, high resolution line chart. This article explains how to create and use SparkLines in your ASP.NET application.
28 Dec 2004 by Daniel Fisher (lennybacon)
This article describes how to use System.Web.Mail with the SMTP server's pickup directory.
10 Oct 2007 by Deepthi Viswanathan Nair
This article depicts how to merge cells in the DataGrid control in ASP.NET, hence gains better look and clarity.
9 Jan 2006 by DreamInHex
Create a simple, scalable XML-consuming rules engine in just a few minutes, using OpenXML.
28 Jun 2008 by Ravi Selvaraj
Bind the menu control with list of Category and Sub Categories
12 Jun 2008 by Dustin Metzgar
Explains a simple way of using WS-AtomicTransaction to create distributed transactions across Web services
14 Feb 2005 by Maharishi Bhatia
This article explains the development of a custom web control using C#.
22 Dec 2004 by Boo!
Helps you create context sensitive dynamic URLs: dynamically computed URLs, depending on which server the page is generated on.
18 May 2005 by S Sansanwal
This article describes the function to post XML data to an ASP.NET page and then read the data on an ASP.NET page
12 Apr 2005 by piers7
Demonstrates how to get two-way databinding work in ASP.NET without subclassing all your controls.
14 Jun 2005 by asanoguera
With that class you only have to set a few properties and you can access to the webservices, only need know the URL of webservice, the method to invoke, and parameters.
25 Sep 2006 by Mahi2407
This article is all about providing Context Sensitive Help in a web page, asynchronously or AJAX style, using Client Callbacks in .NET 2.0.
18 Jul 2007 by Anton Pious Alfred
Most systems that use Stored Procedures make use of SQL parameters to send and receive information from the database. The code to create these SQL parameters and then populating them is repeated throughout the system. This article describes how to automate this code.
10 Nov 2008 by Harshana Eranga Martin
This article contains code to send email using Gmail accounts.
19 Aug 2005 by Rouser
Transfer arguments between dialog page and invoker page in 1.1
28 Jun 2005 by Sivakumar Ramadoss
This article explains how to send a mail with attachment using SMTP server and how to configure the SMTP server.