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General ASP.NET

Getting Started

If you have a general ASP.NET question on a topic that's not covered by one of the other more specific forums - ask it here.

Latest: Jun 25, 2021 05:41 AM

Re: Export to excel by shsu

Web Forms

Server controls, events, validation, master pages, themes, web parts, personalization, etc.

Web Forms Data Controls

Data-bound controls such as the GridView, DataGrid, DataList, FormView, DetailsView, Repeater, and Microsoft Chart

Latest: Jun 19, 2021 03:43 AM

Re: Using gridview with scroll bars by sking


Discussions regarding ASP.NET Model-View-Controller (MVC)

Latest: Jun 25, 2021 01:56 AM

Re: Deleting a record related from another by 287papa


Discussions regarding ASP.NET Core and its new features, such as Razor Pages and Tag Helpers

ASP.NET Web Pages

General discussion about ASP.NET Web Pages and Razor syntax.

Latest: May 28, 2021 02:20 PM

Re: Sample Project by trevortex

ASP.NET AJAX + Ajax Control Toolkit (ACT)

ASP.NET Ajax and the Ajax Control Toolkit including the Accordion, Calendar, Modal Popup, and more

jQuery for the ASP.NET Developer

Discuss how you can use jQuery with your ASP.NET applications

HTML, CSS and JavaScript

The place for client-side programming discussions, including CSS, DHTML, Javascript, etc.

Latest: Jun 09, 2021 01:21 AM

Re: record video and save in folder by XuDong Peng

Visual Studio and Visual Web Developer Express

Discussions on using VS, VS Code, and VWD Express for ASP.NET development. Questions for all versions are welcome here.

Data Scaffolding using ASP.NET Dynamic Data

Discussions regarding the Dynamic Data scaffolding framework in ASP.NET


All about ASP.NET security (authentication, authorization, membership, roles, etc.), Identity, and the Login controls.

Latest: May 31, 2021 03:14 AM

Re: ASP.Net Newbie Questions on Identity by BigSky5829

State Management

Managing ASP.NET state - ViewState, Application, Session, etc.

Azure and ASP.NET

Discussion on deploying ASP.NET applications to Microsoft Azure and using Microsoft Azure features in ASP.NET applications.

Latest: May 17, 2021 07:19 AM

Re: Accessing properties from MasterPage by YihuiSun

Configuration and Deployment

Configuring and deploying ASP.NET applications - web.config, \bin, etc.

Installation and Setup

Get ASP.NET installed and running on your system.

Security Vulnerability

Discussions regarding ASP.NET security issues


Discussions on building and consuming HTTP services using ASP.NET Web API.

Latest: Jun 01, 2021 08:21 AM

Re: model binding in AspNet Core WebApi? by ChaoDeng

Single Page Application

Discussions on ASP.NET Single Page Application


Using the SignalR async library for .NET to build real-time, multi-user interactive web applications

Latest: May 26, 2021 03:34 PM

Re: Problem with SqlNotification in SignalR by kmcnet

Data Access

ADO.NET, Entity Framework, LINQ to SQL, NHibernate

Using ADO.NET, Entity Framework, LINQ to SQL, NHibernate, and other ORMs (Object-Relational Mapping) with ASP.NET

Latest: Jun 24, 2021 10:24 AM

Re: Number of rows returned by a DataReader by _castle_

SQL Server, SQL Server Express, and SQL Compact Edition

Discuss using SQL Server, SQL Server Express, and SQL Compact Edition as data stores for ASP.NET.

DataSource Controls - SqlDataSource, ObjectDataSource, etc.

All about the DataSource controls - SqlDataSource, ObjectDataSource, LinqDataSource

Latest: Apr 27, 2021 07:18 AM

Re: Error in obj.staffs by PatriceSc

Access Databases and AccessDataSource Control

Discuss using Access as a data store for ASP.NET, and the AccessDataSource control.

XML and XmlDataSource Control

All about XML, XSLT, and the XmlDataSource control.

Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, Informix and other databases

Using Oracle, MySql, Sybase, Informix, Excel, and other products (not having their own forum) as data stores for ASP.NET.

Advanced ASP.NET


Discuss and debate ASP.NET application designs.

Latest: May 05, 2021 07:21 PM

Re: architectural guideline by bruce (

Microsoft Patterns and Practices EntLib

Discuss the various Patterns & Practices Application Blocks and the Enterprise Library

CSS Friendly Control Adapters

Discuss the CSS Friendly Control Adapters sample project, ask questions, post bugs, etc

HttpHandlers and HttpModules

Extending the ASP.NET Framework through HttpModules and HttpHandlers.

Custom Server Controls

All about building ASP.NET server controls.

Active Directory and LDAP

Questions about Active Directory and other directory stores, such as those accessible via LDAP


Discuss techniques for localizing content for different languages and locales with ASP.NET.

Latest: Oct 09, 2020 06:14 AM

Re: dropdownlist in chinese by yij sun

WCF, ASMX and other Web Services

All about building Web Services with ASP.NET - WCF, ASMX, SOAP, WSDL, etc.

Enterprise Services Integration

Integrating Enterprise Services including Office, OWC, BizTalk, MSMQ, COM+, etc.


Discuss manipulating and creating graphics using the System.Drawing namespace and GDI+.

Latest: Dec 23, 2020 02:57 PM

Re: A generic error occurred in GDI by PatriceSc

VS Web Deployment Projects

General discussions of VS Web Deployment Projects

Mobile and Handheld Devices

Target mobile and handheld devices with ASP.NET - cell phones, blackberry, PDA, etc.

Latest: Dec 24, 2020 01:41 PM

Re: exception not resolving by mgebhard

SQL Server Reporting Services

Anything and everything pertaining to SQL Server Reporting Services.

Latest: May 22, 2021 09:31 AM

Re: Report Category Parameter Issue by mgebhard

Crystal Reports

Questions and discussions about Crystal Reports.


Building interactive client-side Web apps with .NET. Blazor is an unsupported experimental web framework that shouldn't be used for production workloads at this time.

Migration to ASP.NET

Migrate from Other Web Technologies to ASP.NET

Discuss moving to ASP.NET from classic ASP, PHP, JSP, Cold Fusion, older versions of ASP.NET, or any other web technology.

Latest: Feb 04, 2021 04:39 PM

Re: ASP Classic Support by Lupo76

Starter Kits and Source Projects

Personal Site Starter Kit

Discussions about the Personal Site Starter Kit for ASP.NET 2.0.

Latest: Feb 18, 2021 10:05 PM

Need help on iPhone 8plues by Lau.123

Club Web Site Starter Kit

Discussions about Microsoft's Club Web Site Starter Kit for ASP.NET 2.0.

Latest: Oct 09, 2017 05:45 PM

Re: String cannot have zero length by HassanAfzalDotani

Time Tracker Starter Kit

Discussions about the Time Tracker Starter Kit for ASP.NET 2.0.

Small Business Starter Kit

Discussions about the Small Business Starter Kit for ASP.NET 2.0.

Latest: Jul 28, 2015 04:25 PM

Re: open source e-commerce platform by Woland2k

Classifieds Starter Kit

Discussions about and feedback on the Classifieds Starter Kit for ASP.NET 2.0.



Learn of the latest ASP.NET-related articles, tools, products, and other resources.

Tips & Tricks

Cool code and exciting examples, provided by our members.

Book Reviews

Discuss your favorite ASP.NET books here.

Latest: Aug 12, 2019 05:16 AM

Re: best book for mVC for beginners by Markdc

Component Discussions

Discuss your favorite ASP.NET components here.

Free For All

Unmoderated open discussions for anything concerning Microsoft .NET and related technologies.

Test Forum

Use this unmoderated forum to test the forum system - posts will be occasionally deleted.

Latest: Mar 26, 2021 02:32 AM

Re: this is test by Fei Xue

Test Moderated Forum

Use this moderated forum to test the forum system - posts will be occasionally deleted.

.NET Languages

IronPython, IronRuby, and Other Languages

Questions about IronPython, IronRuby, and other languages for ASP.NET

Latest: Apr 02, 2020 04:43 AM

Re: F# vs C# in Performance by Rion Williams


Questions about using C# for ASP.NET development

Visual Basic .NET

Questions about using Visual Basic .NET for ASP.NET development

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