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proasp_codeclinic thread: Problem with Dictionary object


Message #1 by arindam_chattopadhya@h... on Sat, 11 Mar 2000 4:52:43
...And while we're on the subject of articles, of course, there's a very 
good article about the Dictionary object by Avonelle Lovhaug on ASPToday 
at:

http://www.asptoday.com/articles/19991110.htm

Avonelle Lovhaug is an MCSD and a a Senior Software Consultant for Shared 
Resource Management in St. Paul, Minnesota.

You'll also find links to all of Charles Carroll's many many many sites at 
ASPToday, as well ;-)!

Daniel Walker
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On 03/17/00, ""Roger M. Taylor" <rogertaylor@f...>" wrote:
> At 05:54 PM 3/16/00 +0000, you wrote:
> 
> > >> I'm new to asp can u explain me what is an dictionary object ?
> 
> A container for variables.
> Similar to an array but arrays store everything by number and dictionaries
> can name what they store with better monickers than numbers.
> 
> see:
> http://www.learnasp.com/learn/dictionary.asp
> for a simple example of how a dictionary can be used to store and read 
> data. It also shows a powerful combination of Arrays and Dictionaries together.
> 
> That URL also links to an important article that is a must-read if you ever
> get ambitous and use dictionary objects in session or application 
> variables. There are a few gotchas and a great FREE dictionary replacement
> by Caprock Consulting!!!!
> 
> Since I did use arrays as a reference point if you don't know arrays so well:
> http://www.learnasp.com/learn/arrays.asp
> and the next pages will get you going.
> 
> They and dictionaries can provide for simple and complex data storage needs
> in a complex application!

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