Finally a new version of SubSonic was released today with a lot of new features.  SubSonic is one of my favorite Data Access Layer (DAL) generators, that makes it super easy to create data access code. As a developer you have a lot of control over what the generated code looks like, which is great… Read More


ScottGu  just made available a free downloadable eBook in PDF format as well as a simple and easy-to-understand sample project called Nerddinner. The eBook is actually a chapter from his upcoming book on MVC, but it is an end-to-end tutorial that walks through building a small but complete ASP.NET MVC application from scratch. Download eBook.… Read More


ASP.NET generates temporary files from the code-behind and aspx files that it compiles into assemblies behind the scenes. These temporary files are stored in %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Temporary ASP.NET Files folder. Sometimes these files get out-of-sync with the user code and modifications to the code have no effect while debugging. In such situations it is safe to delete… Read More


A coworker introduced me to Anthem.NET, which is an AJAX library for the ASP.NET platform. Within the last year or so, quite a few AJAX libraries have surfaced, including Microsoft’s ASP.NET AJAX (formerly known as ATLAS), and other free and commercial products. Some of these are pretty decent, while others are not even worth investigating. Anthem.NET,… Read More