ASP.NET Design Templates

Thursday, 5 January 2006

In my spare time, I'm the webmaster for the Australian Carnivorous Plant Society. I'm currently working on a complete overhaul of their website, including moving to a new hosting provider. As well as making use of ASP.NET 2.0 for the new site, I've also made use of the sample Design Templates that make good use of Master Pages, XHTML and CSS.

A visitor hopped in

Wednesday, 4 January 2006

Frog found in retaining wall holeThis little guy and his friend (not sure where he is) had been living the high life in one of the holes dug for our retaining wall. Not wanting to see them end their lives encased in concrete, we rescued them both and left them in a bucket with a big rock in it.

I'm just glad they were in the shallower hole, and not the 2.5 metre deep one!

Web Test Authoring and Debugging Techniques

Friday, 23 December 2005

Here's a nice overview of how you can use the Web Test features of Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Testers.

Row keys for an ASP.NET 2.0 GridView

Thursday, 22 December 2005

I only just discovered this today, that if you tell a GridView control via its DataKeyNames property what the key column for each row is, then you can retrieve that value later by using the DataKeys property.

eg.

Patterns & Practices Summit

Tuesday, 20 December 2005

Just came across this summit on Architecture and Design for .NET happening in Sydney, February 21-23, 2006.