ASP.NET: Dan's list of tips

Dan Wahlin just posted a list of tips and tricks in ASP.NET 2.0.  This is a pretty nice list of some of the things 2.0 has to make life easy for developers.  I've known and used all of these, except one: the "$" shortcut.  Dan also has a more detailed post on using the "$" shortcut to find child controls.  In a nut shell, if you want to reference a control inside a template of another control (say a FormView) just use the format "FormView1$TextBox1".  This will work in an ASP server tag, as well as in a FindControl().

Posted By Mike On Thursday, April 19, 2007
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Michael C. Neel, born 1976 in Houston, TX and now live in Knoxvile, TN. Software developer, currently .Net focused. Board member of ETNUG and organizes CodeStock, East Tennessee's annual developers conference. .Net speaker, a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and ASPInsider. Co-Founder of FuncWorks, LLC and GameMarx.

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