Learn how to create your own file extensions and secure Web applications using HTTP Handlers and HTTP Modules.
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Solomon Shaffer explores the life cycle of an ASP.NET page from initialization to unloading. He also explains the various methods to override ASP.NET server-side events.
Connection pooling increases the performance of Web applications by reusing active database connections instead of creating a new connection with every request. This article shows how to monitor the connection pool, diagnose a potential problem, and apply the appropriate fix.
Thiru Thangarathinam introduces ASP.NET 2.0's new TreeView control which provides a seamless way to consume and display information from hierarchical data sources. The article discusses this new control in depth and explains how to use this feature rich control in your ASP.NET applications.
Creating custom authentication schemes just became easier. Jeff Gonzalez shows us how to use Forms Authentication in ASP.NET.
Back in the days of classic ASP, if you were building a database-driven web site, your choice was either to invest a lot of money to get a copy of Microsoft SQL Server (or some other enterprise-ready database) or invest a lot of time finding a way to deal with the performance and scalability limitations of Microsoft Access. Luckily these days there's another viable alternative: MySQL.