Jonas Stawski

Everything .NET and More

ASP.NET 2.0 Training

Don't miss out on the free ASP.NET 2.0 Training. Whether you already know a little bit of ASP.NET, new to ASP.NET or just want to brush up on some things, it's never a bad idea to take a training, specially when it's FREE! Head down to Joe Healy's bl... [More]

Where are thou, DLL?

One of the enhancements of Visual Studio 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 is the runtime compilation performed by ASPNET. With ASP.NET 1.1 and Visual Studio 2003 the compilation was performed by the compiler and the result was a DLL. With the new runtime compila... [More]

Textbox Text Changed event

On the last Code Camp at South Florida I told the students attending my session the only way for the text changed event of the textbox to get fired is if other controls, like a button, create a postback. I later found out that is not entirely true. T... [More]

ConnectionString on a DataSet/DataTable with DataAdapter

UPDATE: I would not recommend using this approach. You shouldn't change any code that is automatically generated because it might get overwritten when modifying the designer. When you add a DataTable with a DataAdapter on a DataSet for a web app, Vi... [More]

Passing objects to the Object Data Source as parameters

This Object Data Source is very nice to use and almost all examples you see out there use primitive types as parameters. The question arrives when you want to pass an object as a parameter. You can't do it declaretively, so you have to do it on the c... [More]

Set Focus on a TextBox and Set a Default Button

ASP.Net 2.0 has a new feature (I learned about it today) and I must say it’s a pretty cool feature one that every web developer had to deal with since the very beginning. Now you can set initial focus on your form and also set a default button ... [More]

Maintaining Collection Property State for Web Custom Controls

I have dealt with this issue twice already, once being yesterday, and both times I found it very hard to find the solution. Therefore, i'm posting about it, not only for people to find the solution to their problem, but also for a reminder for me.Any... [More]

More Control Over GridView Column

In response to the many comments/questions regarding the post on GridView, HyperLinkField, and JavaScript what the #%$@! I decided to extend it and show how you can have total control over a column with the GridView.Whenever you need to do something ... [More]

Updated Rows in a GridView

Have you ever wondered how to show the updated rows of a grid view? Well, I did, and I had to implement it for a client. Here's the basic idea. We need some kind of collection that holds the index of all the rows that had been modified. We need to pe... [More]

Spanish Language Pack for DotNetNuke (DNN)

Hi everyone! I was in need for a language pack for the es-AR culture (Spanish - Argentina). I couldn't find one, but I did find the es-UY culture (Spanish - Uruguay). The author did an incredible job on translating everything. Both cultures and langu... [More]