If you've been wanting to get started with AJAX, but haven't known where to start, this is your lucky day. The ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit is designed to provide a rich infrastructure for you to write your own ASP.NET AJAX extenders and controls, but it also provides a number of exceptional controls that can be used right out of the box by developers without any previous AJAX experience.
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While most of us are no strangers to FTP, performing file transfers from a web page is not that common of a requirement. Come to find out, .NET handles it quite well. The trick is keeping it simple.
Windows Services are difficult to create and debug. There is no user interaction by design, and the system usually has a hard time releasing the service once installed and ran. In the first part of this two-part series, Rob Chartier shows how to create an extensible Windows Service that accepts custom plug-ins and never needs modification.
In the first part of his hands-on tutorial on using Visual Studio 2005 to build a complete 3-tier application, David Catherman examines how Visual Studio 2005 can be used as a great tool for designing and building SQL Server 2005 databases.
In the first part of his article series on Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Thiru Thangarathinam focuses on the basics of WCF by introducing you to the WCF through simple examples and discussion.
While the .NET Framework made building ASP.NET applications easier then it had ever been in the past, .NET 2.0 builds on that foundation in order to take things to the next level. This article shows you to how to construct an N-Tier ASP.NET 2.0 Web application by leveraging the new features of ASP.NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005.