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by John Avis | January 21, 2015
Web forms makes it really easy to create a simple website, but it is also really difficult to crate a complicated website. These are some of the things you will need to know sooner or later.
by John Avis | January 20, 2015
Over fifteen years of developing for the web, I've learned some lessons the hard way. There are some things they don't teach you in books and tutorials.
by John Avis | January 16, 2015
Looking for an inexpensive web hosting company for a ASP.NET (or Classic ASP) website? I have experience with five of the most popular hosting company's shared hosting plans: Hostek, Arvixe, SmarterASP, ASPnix and RDO Servers.
by John Avis | November 5, 2014
After my bad experience with fiverr.com I decided to try my luck with freelancer.com. Freelancer.com offer a contest service where you create a project and open it up for people to submit their concepts or designs. Then you can award a winner.
by John Avis | October 29, 2014
I was really excited when I first found fiverr.com. Here was a site where you could get almost anything done for $5 (US).
by John Avis | September 30, 2014
This is a list of ASP server side controls that require or do not require to be nested inside of a server form (form runat="server").
by John Avis | August 8, 2014
Personally I can never remember which of the Request object properties I need to use to get the requested URL or certain parts of the requested URL.
by John Avis | July 31, 2014
On database-driven websites it is commonplace to execute multiple database queries to generate just one page. For example, on the home page of an ecommerce website you might get a list of categories, a list of banner advertisements to display, a list of featured products, and a list of top selling products. I investigate whether it was more efficient to put these multiple queries into one stored procedure and use the SqlDataReader's Next Result method to get the data all in one go.
by John Avis | July 28, 2014
If writing database queries in SQL in Classic ASP for SQL Server, rather than using ADO or parameterised queries, you can use these functions to correctly format your data and protect against SQL injection.
by John Avis | July 23, 2014
If you are using Entity Framework and have received this error message and have been frustrated by not being able to see what the actual problem is in Visual Studio then there is a simple solution.