ASP (Active Server Pages, now known as ASP.NET) is a server-side include technology from Microsoft that allows programmers to create dynamic and adaptive websites. ASP.NET can be used to create anything from small, personal websites through to large, enterprise-class web applications.
This article explains the basics of XSL to transform XML documents using simple examples. We will gradually focus on using ASP.NET to implement XSLT for any XML document and even to database queries. It introduces different ways of implementing XSL from browser's perspective and server's perspective. We will also discuss some tips to generate automated XML from database queries and then transform them to HTML using XSL transformations.
The Web Matrix project appears to have served as a test bed in the development of ASP.NET. This freebie attracted a lot of attention since it did not require an installation of IIS. It had its own http server whenever needed. Of course, one could use it also in the presence of an installed IIS. This tutorial is about creating a web service on Web Matrix and testing the service on the built in mini web server, as well as testing a second example on the IIS 5.1 on the local machine.
Extend the existing globalization capabilities of .NET to create flexible and powerful multilgual web sites. First, create a custom ResourceManager, and then create custom localized-capable server controls to easily deploy multilingual functionality.
Extend the existing globalization capabilities of .NET to create flexible and powerful multilgual web sites. This third part won't focus on the fundamental but rather enhancements to what we've already covered.
Most web-based content management systems offer a variety of tools to help contributors enter text. When it comes to graphics, content contributors are usually expected to provide web-ready images to the system. This means that either editorial users needs to know about image optimisation and web image formats, or additional staff are required to make web-ready images out of raw materials. This article demonstrates a technical solution to this problem.
The event driven programming model in ASP.NET made possible by HTML and WEB controls 'runat server' is a great idea but not without problems. It is a usability disaster that the use of ENTER in forms no longer works as expected.
This is the first article in a series concentrating on generating XML Schema dynamically using Visual Basic 2005. The series is mainly targeted at those who are familiar with XML, XML Schema and the .NET framework.
What we need is a new way to build our applications. Instead of scattering the manual work and items requiring decision making across the development process, we need to do the 'thinky' things first then automate the rest. Why don't we just stop doing things the hard way?
Use object inheritance with System.Web.UI.Page to apply a common paradigm for user authentication, and extending the base web form feature set in your web application. Apply common security, specify per-page user access levels, and enforce common functionality, with only one line of code per page.
When the concept of unit testing is presented to a manager or a client managing a project, their reaction is often formed from a naïve understanding of the process. They assume that it has about the same ROI as traditional system testing. Unit tests are absolutely critical to writing complex, reliable software. Try to avoid comparing unit tests with traditional software testing. They are NOT the same thing, and they have dramatically different purposes.
In this article, gain knowledge about the difference between elements and attributes in XML, as well as differences in character sets. The author shows the benefits and drawbacks of using XML components and why you should carefully consider your character set when developing your software.
XSL Transformation is a technology introduced by the W3C to simplify the tasks of presenting and formatting XML data. In this article, Harish Kamath demonstrates the capabilities of the .NET platform to transform XML documents using XSLT style sheets.