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Category Archives: tech

IIS Site Archiving

Introduction When sites have expired or are no longer in use, its best to back them up and delete them from IIS, to keep the server tidy, and prevent unwanted access. This tutorial explains how to archive a website, by saving the settings in an xml file (configuration file), the deleting the site from IIS. […]

AJAX Server Side Custom Validation ASP.net 2.0

Introduction This tutorial will cover how to use the ServerSideValidationExtender to enable custom validator controls to work client side without post-back using AJAX. By default, custom validator controls do not work client side, even if within an AJAX update panel. To get these to work, we need to use a new control called the ServerSideValidationExtender. […]

AJAX Control Toolkit in ASP.net 2.0

Introduction This tutorial will cover how to use the new controls in the ASP.net AJAX Control Toolkit with your old ASP.net 2.0 websites. This means you can use a whole host of new useful pre-built code, to quickly take advantage of the power of AJAX. For a demo of the controls go here: http://www.asp.net/ajax/ajaxcontroltoolkit/samples/ Requirements Visual […]

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