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Perspectives on ASP.NET AJAX

Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX (formerly referred to as "Atlas") adds many new capabilities to ASP.NET 2.0, all of which are geared towards making it easy to add AJAX-based functionality to your Web sites. In this month's column, I examine ASP.NET AJAX, looking closely at some of its key features..
20 Dec 2006, 18:00:00   Source: Perspectives on ASP.NET AJAX   Tags: Ajax

AJAX Test Automation

The popularity of Web applications that use AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript And XML) technology has increased steadily over the past year. When written correctly, AJAX can yield significant improvements in performance and user experience compared with non-AJAX Web applications. However, because AJAX Web applications work asynchronously, traditional synchronous test automation techniques generally don't work. In this month's column, I present a technique that allows you to write lightweight test automation to verify the functionality of AJAX Web applications.
20 Dec 2006, 18:00:00   Source: AJAX Test Automation   Tags: Ajax Testing

The UpdatePanel opened: what happens behind the scenes?

In this article I'll walk through what happens in the browser when an UpdatePanel updates. You'll see what events are fired, what intervention points there are where you can intercept the action, and generally get a feel for the sequence of events. The UpdatePanel is one of the coolest features of Microsoft's ASP.NET AJAX. It magically lets you enhance your web sites with AJAX goodness, with very little cost to you as a developer. If you are like me though, you'll be feeling just a little bit uncomfortable simply dragging the UpdatePanel onto your web form, and then letting it do its stuff. We want to understand what it is doing on our behalf.
19 Dec 2006, 13:53:03   Source: The UpdatePanel opened: what happens behind the scenes?   Tags: Ajax

Introduction to the PopupControl Extender

The PopupControl extender is a way to render a server control popup to the user, so that the user can perform some action (say click on a textbox), the user selects a value in a control that dynamically appears, and that value is posted back to the originating server control. As an example, this can be a calendar control that pops up for the user, which when selecting a value, the value is posted back to a textbox and the date is entered.
8 Dec 2006, 09:02:42   Source: Introduction to the PopupControl Extender   Tags: Ajax

Hello Atlas

An article describing how to write a Hello World program using Atlas.
4 Dec 2006, 13:41:00   Source: Hello Atlas   Tags: Ajax

How To Implement a NavigationPanel Using AJAX

This article is going to demonstrate how to implement web applications based on Ajax and ClientScriptCallBack as it presents a simple example. Also, the article is trying to point at the key futures of working with Ajax
22 Nov 2006, 15:42:00   Source: How To Implement a NavigationPanel Using AJAX   Tags: Ajax

Introduction to the ATLAS FilteredTextBox Extender

The new AJAX.NET Extensions and the AJAX Control Toolkit provide powerful additions to the ASP.NET developer. By providing client-side capabilities all controlled within these "extenders," you have the means to provide more powerful input into how the application interacts, giving your application a richer UI. In this article, we'll be looking at the FilteredTextBox extender to see how this works.
17 Nov 2006, 19:12:07   Source: Introduction to the ATLAS FilteredTextBox Extender   Tags: Ajax

Combining External Data Sources with a MS SQL Server Database to Create Google Maps Using AJAX and ASP.NET

To dynamically generate a Google Map with combined data sources from an external web service or API and from an internal MS SQL database, using AJAX and the ASP.NET environment.
17 Nov 2006, 10:21:00   Source: Combining External Data Sources with a MS SQL Server...   Tags: ASP.NET Ajax

Master AJAX Pop-Ups Using the HoverMenuExtender Control

AJAX has made layering contextual information into a Web interface completely elegant and unobtrusive. If you build Web apps, this is one trick you definitely want in your hat. Find out how to exploit the HoverMenuExtender in the ASP.NET AJAX Control.
9 Nov 2006, 15:27:52   Source: Master AJAX Pop-Ups Using the HoverMenuExtender Control   Tags: Ajax

Building an AJAX based chat room in ASP.NET

Build an HTTP based chat room without the need for a Java Applet or an ActiveX control
1 Nov 2006, 16:41:00   Source: Building an AJAX based chat room in ASP.NET   Tags: Ajax