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ASP.NET 3.5 Social Networking

By : Andrew Siemer
Book Image

ASP.NET 3.5 Social Networking

By: Andrew Siemer

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)


Let's take a look at the solution for these set of features.

Implementing the database

Let's take a look at the tables required by our solution.


The blogs table is super simple. We discussed most of this under the Blogs section.

The one thing that is interesting here is the Post column. Notice that I have this set to a varchar(MAX) field. This may be too big for your community, so feel free to change it down the road. For my community I am not overly worried. I can always add a UI restriction down the road without impacting my database design using a validation control. After that we will look at the IsPublished flag. This flag tells the system whether or not to show the post in the public domain. Next to that we will also be interested in the PageName column. This column is what we will display in the browser's address bar. As it will be displayed in the address bar, we need to make sure that the input is clean so that we don't have parsing issues (responsible for causing data...