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Though just a start ... ASP.NET Learning Resource List
I started putting together a resource list - kind of a 'best of' - of all the resources out there on the Internet to help you learn ASP.NET. There is so much material out there, that I wanted to put together a list for those that don't really have the time to go through it all and just give them links to what I deem is some of the most valuable material people should be aware of. Here's the link: http://www.geekswithblogs.n... I plan on expanding this list ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 12, 2005 9:45 AM

The Visual Studio 2005 November 2005 CTP Toolbox Issue
I just got my VS2005 CTP Nov 2005 disc in the mail and installed it yesterday. Today I tried pulling up an old project and creating a new project, but I found that there was nothing but the HTML controls showing up in my toolbox. I even tried a reset (right-click for this option) and that didn't work as well. Googling ... I found this solution and it worked: You have to delete the toolbox.tbd file from %userprofile%\local settings\application ......

Posted On Thursday, December 30, 2004 10:32 AM

Book Webcast

This morning I am doing an author Webcast with my friends Jeff Julian and John Alexander!

Posted On Tuesday, December 14, 2004 7:25 AM

Bill Evjen's Learn ASP.NET Page
LEARN ASP.NET:Items of Importance in the ASP.NET World This is an ever-changing list of ASP.NET resources out there for folks that are interested in learning about ASP.NET and what it offers. Also, with the huge amount of ASP.NET material out there, this list attempts to cut through the clutter and provide you with a list of some of the top material out there. Feel free to add additional items by either emailing me or adding via the comments below. Thanks. If I am *JUST* starting, where do I start? ......

Posted On Friday, December 10, 2004 10:07 AM

Very Cool Microsoft!

Sometimes it can be the little things. Good job Microsoft on sending over an XBOX and 30 games+ to everyone's ASP.NET friend Steve Smith!

Posted On Thursday, December 2, 2004 9:52 AM

ScottGu Post Update on Beta 2 of ASP.NET/VS 2005
Over the weekend, ScottGu announced how they are doing on getting Beta 2 out the door. Pretty interesting to hear how many tests they run on ASP.NET. Wow.

Posted On Monday, October 25, 2004 8:02 AM

ASP.NET Vulnerability Reported - TAKE PROPER ACTION!
No fix at the moment, but Microsoft reported an ASP.NET vulnerability yesterday: It deals with the canonicalization of files and a hacker's ability to play with the URL to get at files they shouldn't. There are safeguards to protect yourself in the meantime. Check out KB article 887459: ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 6, 2004 8:34 AM

Upcoming changes to ASP.NET 2.0 with Beta 2
Many people might have already seen this, but here is a post about the upcoming changes to Beta 2 of ASP.NET. Shucks is what I say. I really liked the DynamicImage control. It was a fun control.

Posted On Friday, August 20, 2004 1:00 PM

My ASP.NET 2.0 Book Just Released!
Wow, I came home from vacation and found a box with copies of my latest book in the mail - WROX's ASP.NET 2.0 Beta Preview. It is great to see it finally out and available for everyone. Hope you all enjoy it! ... can you believe I am ALREADY working on the next version of the same book? It never stops! ;) ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 10, 2004 10:35 AM

ASP.NET 2.0: Consuming the Reuters RSS Feeds using the XmlDataSource Control
Earlier I posted about the new Reuters RSS feeds that were made available on recently. These are news feeds which provide news headlines by category as well as the first sentence of the story and a link to the story as it appears on the website. I decided to play with them myself using ASP.NET 2.0 and I thought that I would share with you the details on how to use these RSS feeds with the DataList and XmlDataSource controls. The XmlDataSource control is an outstanding new ......

Posted On Friday, July 23, 2004 8:36 AM

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