Telerik ASP.NET AJAX Q1 2013 with Persistence Framework and iOS6 Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Dec 01, 2012

Telerik has announced the roadmap for ASP.NET AJAX Q1 2013 release which is slated to ship with support for Persistence Framework, iOS6 and SASS including two new controls and enhancements for the existing controls.

Integrate SkyDrive with .NET and Windows Phone 8 SDK

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Nov 21, 2012 2

Microsoft recently released software development kit which enables developers to integrate SkyDrive into .NET and Windows Phone 8 applications.

Secure ASP.NET Applications with Identity and Access Tool

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Nov 10, 2012

Microsoft recently released Identity and Access Tool which can be installed from within Visual Studio 2012 and it provides security to ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC applications using advanced techniques.

Upcoming Features In ASP.NET

by Roopesh Shenoy on  Nov 08, 2012

Microsoft has been working on some interesting features after shipping ASP.NET 4.5. Some of these are available in the Fall 2012 Build preview. Scott Hanselman and Jon Galloway demoed a few of them, at a //build/ session "Bleeding Edge ASP.NET".

Comma Delimited Cookies in ASP.NET with Parser Tool

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Nov 03, 2012

ASP.NET doesn't provide support for comma delimited cookies. However, you can use comma character by creating a parser tool. Why reinvent the wheel when Keyvan Nayyeri has created a tool for this purpose.

ASP.NET Gets Better Cryptography

by Roopesh Shenoy on  Oct 30, 2012

.NET 4.5 brings a lot of improvements in how Cryptography is handled within ASP.NET, with new APIs Protect and Unprotect and various under-the-hood changes. Levi Broderick explains the motivation, the changes and compatibility in a series of articles.

Handle Multiple Postbacks with AspQ

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Oct 25, 2012

AspQ helps you to handle multiple postbacks without any complicated coding. It simplifies the task of developers who want to handle multiple postbacks with ease without compromising performance.

ASP.NET Anti-Forgery Tokens With JSON Payloads

by Roopesh Shenoy on  Oct 16, 2012 4

ASP.NET MVC has AntiForgeryToken helper that allow you to detect and block CSRF attacks using user-specific tokens. However when making primarily ajax requests or using javascript frameworks such as Knockout and Backbone which have JSON payloads, the approach needs to change a bit.

ASP.NET to Add Support for LESS and CoffeeScript

by Jonathan Allen on  Oct 05, 2012

The ASP.NET roadmap has been updated with their post-VS 2012 plans. The next set of features will focus on OData functionality and new/updated templates for MVC. Editor support for LESS and CoffeeScript is also in the works.

WebMatrix 2: New Templates, Improved Intellisense, Windows Azure Integration

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Oct 02, 2012

WebMatrix 2 is a free development tool developed by Microsoft that enables developers to create ASP.NET, PHP based applications easily. WebMatrix 2 includes new templates, improved intellisense with support for Windows Azure.

Rich Client Applications With ASP.NET

by Roopesh Shenoy on  Sep 21, 2012

Web Developers can use client-side libraries such as Backbone and Knockout to structure their client-side code better and enable richer client experiences. We point to some resources.

ASP.NET - Data Access Guidance

by Roopesh Shenoy on  Sep 20, 2012 8

Microsoft has published Data Access Guidance for ASP.NET 4.5. Most of the changes are related to new features in 4.5, such as those in Web Forms and the new ASP.NET Web API.

FriendlyUrls – For ASP.NET WebForms

by Roopesh Shenoy on  Sep 11, 2012

FriendlyUrls is a new ASP.NET feature that allows developers to easily use pretty urls in their web forms applications. It also makes it easier to manage both Mobile and Desktop views in the same project, similar to MVC. Scott Hanselman explains more.

Meet Efran Cobisi - The Developer behind Automated Email Validation Component

by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Sep 03, 2012

InfoQ interviewed Efran Cobisi, the founder of Cobisi Software based in Italy. Efran, who is the recipient of Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award including several Microsoft certifications, is the developer of EmailVerify.NET, which is a powerful software component that provides an ability to automatically check the existence of an e-mail address from within an ASP.NET application.

Strong Reaction from Mobile Community over PrimeFaces for ASP.NET Announcement

by Martin Monroe on  Aug 29, 2012 1

Prime Technology clarified its plans for a new version of PrimeFaces Mobile amid strong reactions from the mobile community over its intent to develop its PrimeFaces application for the .NET environment. No stranger to controversy, Prime Technology was embroiled in a disagreement chronicled earlier this year in InfoQ about a competitor, Icesoft Technologies, forking from their PrimeFaces code.

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