ASP.NET 2.0 introduces many exciting new tools. In this chapter, we have put together several tips that you can use to enhance your sites:
Tip #1: How-To Perform Cross Page Postbacks: ASP.NET 2.0 introduces a new way of passing data from page to page. Instead of having all forms post data back to themselves, you may now specify an alternate form to post the data to. In this tip, we will take a look at how cross page post backs can be done and the workaround required for it to be successfully implemented on MCMS pages.
Tip #2: How-To Implement an Ad Rotator: While the Ad Rotator existed in earlier versions of ASP and ASP.NET, the latest version that ships with ASP.NET 2.0 has the ability to programmatically access the data source. In this tip, we will build a server control that shows how you can integrate the Ad Rotator control directly with an MCMS resource gallery.
Tip #3: Considerations for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007: In preparation for the...