Random thoughts of wisdom - the personal blog of Michael Holm Andersen

New release of Ajax Control Toolkit works with ASP.NET 4.5

This is the first release of the Ajax Control Toolkit which supports the .NET 4.5 framework. Go check it out:

PDC2008 session videos online!

All the session videos from Professional Developers Conference 2008 are now available online, so grap your favorite cup, brew a nice hot cappuccino and start watching...

Access ScriptManager on Content Page

Often you need to access the ScriptManager on a Content Page to e.g. set Focus to a Button. The easiest way to do this is using the static GetCurrent method of the ScriptManager Class. Like this: ScriptManager.GetCurrent(Page).SetFocus(btnSubmitRequest); Unless you're really sure a Scr... [More]

SetFocus on asynchronous postback

Ever tried to have a TextBox control inside an UpdatePanel fire a TextChanged event? If you can answer Yes to this question, you probably know that the TextBox in question loses it's focus .. and if you've tried TextBox.Focus() you know this does not work inside an UpdatePanel. The tric... [More]

Finally - ASP.NET AJAX v1.0 released

At last ASP.NET AJAX v1.0, formerly known as ATLAS, is shipping. This new Web development technology from Microsoft integrates cross-browser client script libraries with the ASP.NET 2.0 development framework - making it easier to develop Web Applications with a rich GUI, and improved user experience... [More]