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August 2006 - Posts

Unrecognized tag prefix or device filter 'asp'

This error was bugging me today so I finally went searching for an answer. I found it here . The short version – if you’re using nested master pages and you’re seeing all of your <asp: … /> tags underlined and complaining
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Passed Green Belt Test Today

I try not to post too much non-technical stuff on this blog, but this is one of those rare occasions where I’m doing so. I’ve been training in karate with a club at Kent State University for a while now, probably 5 or 6 years, and have (finally)
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Free .NET CMS Plugin ASPAlliance.SimpleCMS Launched

Last week SimpleCMS was released as a beta. Please download it and give it a try in your ASP.NET 2.0 application, and post your feedback in the forum . Some background posts: http://aspadvice.com/blogs/ssmith/archive/2006/08/21/HttpModule-Breaks-SubApplications-Problem-Solved.aspx
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Add Profile Items in CreateUserWizard and Recursive FindControl

There's an example in Professional ASP.NET 2.0 that shows how to add a few profile items to a CreateUserWizard. Unfortunately, it doesn't work in certain cases, specifically when the profile item in question is set to allowAnonymous="false".
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Community Server Upgrade

Yesterday we upgraded AspAdvice (and the other Advice Sites) to Community Server 2.1. If you find any bugs or things that don't look right, please contact me and let me know and we'll work on getting them fixed. One of the biggest changes from
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HttpModule Breaks Sub-Applications Problem Solved

Recently I've been working on a number of HttpModule-based plug-in tools for ASP.NET applications, such as the ASPAlliance CacheManager . The idea being that these kinds of tools can provide added functionality to existing applications without the need
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ASP.NET 2.0 MVP Hacks and Tips

I got a copy of WROX's ASP.NET 2.0 MVP Hacks and Tips yesterday and skimmed the TOC and read a few chapters. I have to say that this is a very good book from my first impression of it, based on the fact that I learned a few new techniques in just the
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Atlas Naming Game

Ok, Microsoft "Atlas" is now less than six months away, assuming it ships on schedule or with minimal slippage. That means it's now time to play... Name That Microsoft Product! I'll be your host, and will get the ball rolling. Note that
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Lake Quincy Media Site Facelift

Lake Quincy Media , the advertising network made up exclusively of .NET developer community web sites, has been undergoing a substantial redesign throughout the month of July. Well, after a lot of work, the new design was launched yesterday. The new design
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