Should I use DataTable or NOT?

Usually, when ever we need to show some data from Database to screen , we set DataGrid / GridView control’s datasource property to DataSet / DataTable object. If you were not using DataTable / DataSet as media to bind data to Grid, my sincere apologies for including you in (we). Most of us are following this practise and after my recent experimentation(more details below), I would rather keep away myself from DataTable / DataSet. Why? Continue reading

SqlDataSource – Is it cool?

ASP.NET 2.0 is cool but oh yes, its buggy.

Just like other .NET application developers, I was very much excited about the ASP.NET 2.0 release. I scored a Visual Studio 2005 DVD from release launch event, organized in NYC. From the day one I started working on developing my application in ASP.NET 2.0.

During this course of days, I am very much pissed with the way it works. So far Microsoft Visual Studio Team boasted about more than 50 new controls. The very first I worked on is SqlDataSource & GridView. Continue reading