GridView with DropDownList – Server tag is not well formed.

Ran across an issue today when trying to get my DropDownList embedded within a GridView.   Here is an extract of the code (the error is in the red text): <ItemTemplate>   <asp:DropDownList ID=”ddlMaker” runat=”server” DataSourceID=”odsMakers” DataTextField=”makerName” SelectedValue=”<%#Bind(“MakerID”) %>”   DataValueField=”makerID”>   </asp:DropDownList> </ItemTemplate> When I compiled I received an error “The server tag is not well formed.” After a bit … Read More

ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Samples

Most of you probably have already experimented with the Control Toolkit, but just in case you never ran across it, take a look at these Toolkit samples If you have any questions about them, drop me a comment here.

Disabling buttons on click for ASP.NET forms

Found some great tips in the blog about disabling buttons on forms. If you ever created a form and had your users click on the submit button multiple times this is the code you have been looking for.  Be sure to check out Robyn Page’s comments for a method to block the whole form during the form submit … Read More