Archive For April 2007

Getting various bits of URL with C#

calendar_today 27 April 2007 21:49

C# ASP.NET 2.0

Need some bit or all of the URL for any reason?

Parameter Queries in ASP.NET with MS Access

calendar_today 13 April 2007 22:17


A selection of code samples for executing queries against MS Access using parameters.

Paging long articles in ASP.NET using C#

calendar_today 09 April 2007 21:44

C# ASP.NET 2.0

Long articles are better broken into bite-sized chunks over several pages. With static HTML, this is easily achieved by dividing the article into logical separations and creating separate .htm files for each. Here's how to do it using C# for an article that gets posted to a database.

Regular Expressions and VBScript

calendar_today 09 April 2007 12:42

Classic ASP VBScript

Regular Expressions provide a much more powerful and efficient way of manipulating strings of text than the use of a variety of standard string functions. They have a reputation of being cryptic and difficult to learn, but are actually quite easy to learn and use.

Date Formatting in C#

calendar_today 08 April 2007 21:11

C# ASP.NET 2.0

Cheat sheet detailing formatting options for dates and times in C#.

Date formatting in VBScript

calendar_today 08 April 2007 20:22

Classic ASP VBScript

A cheat sheet for people who want to format dates using VBScript

Migrating from Classic ASP to ASP.NET - equivalent objects and classes

calendar_today 07 April 2007 10:01

Classic ASP VBScript ASP.NET 2.0

Having spent some time familiarising oneself with the objects available in Classic ASP, it can be tricky sometimes to find the .NET framework equivalent. Here's a guide.

How to retain carriage returns or line breaks in an ASP.NET web page

calendar_today 06 April 2007 19:55


Many newcomers to web development cannot get their head around why the carriage returns they made in their data on input from a textarea, or from a text file, Excel spreadsheet etc. do not appear when the web page renders.

Create an RSS Feed In ASP.NET 2.0 C#

calendar_today 05 April 2007 22:37

C# ASP.NET 2.0

Using the XmlTextWrite to output an XML file that serves as an RSS feed.

How to conditionally show an image, or other control in ASP.NET

calendar_today 04 April 2007 21:45


Quite often, you want to display an item from a database that may or may not have an associated image. Examples might include a news story, product details, car for sale etc. But you want to avoid the dreaded "redex" if a picture isn't present.

Create A Utility Class Containing Site-Wide Functions

calendar_today 03 April 2007 21:33

C# ASP.NET 2.0

In Classic ASP, the typical model for managing site-wide functions is to create one or more server-side includes containing libraries of code. The OOP nature of ASP.NET offers a much more elegant solution.

Iterating through CheckBoxList To Insert Records

calendar_today 03 April 2007 20:52


Having inserted a record, you want to retrieve the newly created record's ID number, then iterate over a collection of items, such as a CheckBoxList to insert additional information relating to the record.

Insert Single Value With Stored Procedure ASP.NET C#

calendar_today 03 April 2007 14:16


Code for calling stored procedure in the Code-Behind to insert a single value from a text box.

How can I use ASP.NET to do the following

calendar_today 01 April 2007 16:10


A list of common things that people want to be able to use ASP.NET for on the client-side.