PageMethods

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I've had a few comments to my PageMethods blog from about a month ago. They were all along the lines of "not enough code." I wasn't really intending to provide a detailed account of my experience, but to exclaim how cool PageMethods are (at least for my scenario). Well, I am hoping to put some time aside over the next week or two to write a brief article on the subject. I'll be sure to include all of the code and hope to go through each step of the relatively short process. By the way, if anyone ......
Today I was working on a WebForm that includes a GridView which presents text boxes for various columns. I put these in the ItemTemplate so all of the rows could be edited at any time. The next requirement was to update certain read only columns (e.g. Total Amount) based on the changes of the others. Originally, I had the entire GridView in an UpdatePanel, but that quickly proved to be a problem for two reasons. First, the updates were fairly slow. Second, the active control would lose focus after ......