[How Do I:] Build Custom Server Controls that Work With or Without ASP.NET AJAX?

By Chris Pels|19 minutes|
Do you have an idea for a custom server control that should be able to work without ASP.NET AJAX, yet could take advantage of ASP.NET AJAX if it is available? In this video we learn how to build a custom server control that does not reference the ASP.NET AJAX assembly, but uses Reflection to "play nice" with the ASP.NET AJAX UpdatePanel.

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This article was originally created on September 1, 2007

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Chris Pels

Chris Pels – Chris has been instrumental in the architecture, development, and implementation of a wide variety of business systems and databases as a technology consultant since 1986. He has extensive experience in business analysis, technical specifications, database design, several programming languages including C# and VB.NET, and statistical analysis. He holds a Ph.D. from The University of Michigan and has been a speaker at Microsoft TechEd, Microsoft DevDays, VSLive, numerous events in New England