Exposing existing WCF services to ASP.NET AJAX clients

WCF never ceases to amaze me. Around every corner is another fascinating use for WCF, and much forethought on Microsoft’s part to make it look and behave great. I wanted to expose my services to my AJAX functions on my web site. I did not want to change my class …

ClientScript.RegisterStartupScript doesn’t work with ASP.NET AJAX

I frequently place an UpdatePanel around a paged GridView with inline editing.   During OnRowUpdating, the object is saved.   If the save was not successful, I like to show an alert box with the error message.   I recently migrated from the Atlas May CTP to ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX.   The following code …

‘ScriptManager’ is not a known element

I just migrated from the Atlas July CTP to ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions 1.0.  After following all of the instructions on the AJAX site, my web site still showed tons of errors.  I’m using a Web Site, not Web Application, with a ScriptManager in a WebForm that uses a MasterPage.   …

Javascript RPC

Dmitri Khanine and Phil Carrillo author this fine article on Javascript RPC. Finally, an article that mentions separation of business and presentation logic, and implementing MVC in ASP.NET. We need more patterns and practices discussions, and a lot less “look what I can do” articles. MSDN Article: Life without Refresh