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Best Practice Resources For ASP.NET

Saturday, July 10, 2004
Before a project gets started, your team should plan to follow a consistent set of guidelines on naming classes, properties, methods, and fields. What better guideline to follow then the one used to build the .NET base class libraries?

Naming Guidelines

Security is no longer an afterthought in web applications. Use the following articles to build a secure application.

Building Secure ASP.NET Applications: Authentication, Authorization, and Secure Communication

Security Concerns for Visual Basic .NET and Visual C# .NET Programmers

Improving Web Application Security: Threats and Countermeasures

Developing Software in Visual Studio .NET with Non-Administrative Privileges

Performance and scalability are two important attributes for any ASP.NET application. The definitive work on .NET performance comes from Microsoft’s Patterns and Practices group.

Improving .NET Application Performance and Scalability

In particular, Chapter 6 focuses on ASP.NET.

Improving ASP.NET Performance

From XML best practices to displaying records in a DataGrid, the following articles will keep your data flowing.

Best Practices for Using ADO.NET

Best Practices for Representing XML in the .NET Framework

Common Datagrid Mistakes

A robust application needs to handle errors consistently, look to the following article for tips.

Best Practices for Handling Exceptions

It’s a small world, but there are a plethora of character sets.

Globalization Architecture for ASP.NET

Finally, everyone needs a collection of miscellaneous tips to amaze their friends with.

Code Your Way to ASP.NET Excellence 

Top Ten Cool Features of Visual Studio .NET Help You Go From Geek to Guru