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Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5.1 : in C# and VB September 25th, 2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,199
Posted By Antonius Block
Overcome the stateless nature of Http

Hello Imar,

I’m studying the chapters on Data controls (13- 15) but, in the end, I’m not sure how to overcome the stateless nature of Http.

Let’s suppose I have a WebForm...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5.1 : in C# and VB August 10th, 2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By Antonius Block
Chapter 15 - Hand-coding data access pages

Hello Imar,

in chapter 15 you create a hand-coded version of AddEditReview page - based on the Entity Framework and not on a SqlDataSourceControl.
However there is no handling of errors that may...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5.1 : in C# and VB July 14th, 2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Antonius Block
Chapter 14: pictures loaded but not displayed

Hello Imar,

I completed chapter 14, created new PhotoAlbums and loaded some pictures.
The .jpg files are in the GigPics folder in the root of the site, my Windows user has all the authorizations...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5.1 : in C# and VB July 9th, 2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By Antonius Block
WebForms.dll and FriendlyUrls.dll not found

Hello Imar,

On building the solution I get two warnings about two assemblies not found
(WebForms.dll and FriendlyUrls.dll) in a path of the Imar user.

If I look in the packages.config the two...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5.1 : in C# and VB April 21st, 2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,331
Posted By Antonius Block
Visual Studio 2013 Community edition

Hello Imar,

on page 3 of your book you explain to download Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web.
As I had already installed Visual Studio 2013 Community edition in the past, in order to follow...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB December 28th, 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Antonius Block
The real error I get - both for Yahoo and Gmail...

The real error I get - both for Yahoo and Gmail SMTP - is the following:



In the past, I had developed your Planet Wrox website in the 3.5 version of your book - on VS 2008 and Windows 7...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB December 26th, 2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Antonius Block
SMTP troubles - Chapter 9

Hello Imar,

following your explanations in chapter 9, I manage to send an email dropping it in a folder on my local hard drive, but I fail to send it both from gmail and yahoo accounts.
...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB December 20th, 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Antonius Block
ViewStateMode and EnableViewState properties

Hello Imar,

in chapter 4, you explain the ASP.NET state engine.

Why there are two overlapping properties to set the view state of server controls - I mean ViewStateMode and EnableViewState -...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB December 16th, 2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
Posted By Antonius Block
Modernizr and polyfills

Hello Imar,

on page 83, you explain how to add Modernizr to the site and say that "Modernizr fixes the HTML5 compatibility issues for older browsers".

Looking for further documentation, I...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB January 26th, 2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Antonius Block
Page 529 - Removing runat attribute

Hello Imar,

On page 529, (step 9 of a Try It Out) you remove the runat attribute from the <ul> element and not from the <li> element.

I understand that you keep the runat="server" attribute in...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB January 13th, 2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Antonius Block
The problem is that I don't know how to pass the...

The problem is that I don't know how to pass the Title of the inserted / updated review to Reviews.aspx in the EndEditing() method (page 489).
I tried many solutions. For instance:


private...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB January 11th, 2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Antonius Block
Pages 489-490 - AddEditReview.aspx

Hello Imar,

in the AddEditReview.aspx, if the insert / update operation is successful, the user is redirect straight away to Reviews.aspx.

I would like to inform the user that the insert...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB January 7th, 2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By Antonius Block
Chapter 13 - Genre GridView

Hello Imar,

in the Genre GridView (chapter 13) I added the following property to the Delete button (which I had converted from a CommandField to an ItemTemplate):

OnClientClick="return...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB January 6th, 2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Antonius Block
Chapter 13 - Handle SqlException

Hello Imar,

in chapter 13, in the Genres GridView, I'm trying to handle the following SqlException:

The DELETE statement conflicted with the REFERENCE constraint "FK_Review_Genre".

The...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB January 5th, 2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Antonius Block
Enabling deleting in GridViews

Hello Imar,

in chapter 13, you set up two GridViews (one for the Genres and the other for the Reviews).

Both GridViews have a Delete button in common.

For the Genres, you enabled Deleting...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB January 3rd, 2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By Antonius Block
Page 472 - SelectedValue property of the DropDownList

Hi Imar,

in the "How it works" on Page 472 (chapter 13 - Display and updating data) you say that "VS knows that in order to get the selected value from the DropDownList it should access its...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB December 24th, 2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,959
Posted By Antonius Block
ValidateRequestMode=Enabled

On page 333 (chapter 9 - Validate user input), I read:

"When set to Enabled, the control does not accept HTML; when set to Disabled the control does accept HTML".

Unfortunately, in both cases...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB November 24th, 2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By Antonius Block
A question on Modernizr

On page 83, you say that:

"Adding Modernizr fixes the HTML5 compatibility issues for older browsers while hardly causing any overhead".

As far as I know, two of the biggest problems with web...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning Cryptography with Java September 27th, 2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,311
Posted By Antonius Block
Which version of Bouncy Castle ?

Hello David,

with the latest version of Bouncy Castle

bcprov-jdk15on-149.jar

the code in your book does not work any more.

Can we get an earlier version of Bouncy Castle ?
Where ?
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB June 10th, 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Antonius Block
Page 424 - SQL Server

In order to install SQL Server 2012 Management Studio Express, should I first un-install the older version (2005) I have on my pc ?

Thank you
Roberto
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB May 20th, 2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By Antonius Block
On the Amazon page, I can read: Skills...

On the Amazon page, I can read:

Skills Challenge is a digital learning product that provides programmers with hands-on practice that complements the Wrox publications. Based on Innerworkings’...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB May 15th, 2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Antonius Block
Chapter 3 and the real world

In chapter 3 you define, step by step, the layout of the Planet Wrox Homepage. In chapter 6, the layout is then transferred to the master page.

But in a real world application, how you define the...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB May 13th, 2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By Antonius Block
Skills Challenge powered by Innerworkings

Hi, Imar

can you tell us something about

Beginning ASP.NET 4.5: in C# and VB Skills Challenge Set includes Book and Wrox Skills Challenge powered by Innerworkings
...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB May 4th, 2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Antonius Block
I mean a Schaum's style book: learn by doing. ...

I mean a Schaum's style book: learn by doing.
Your "Try it out" are very clear, but with them the reader can learn by watching only.
The missing step is doing programming exercises.

Bye...
Forum: BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 4.5 : in C# and VB May 1st, 2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Antonius Block
A few suggestions to Imar

Imar, your book is very good for beginners.
Here below my suggestions to improve it even more.

I would remove the following sections in all the chapters:


What you will learn in this...
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