How Do I: Customize Error Handling for the ASP.NET AJAX UpdatePanel

By Rob Windsor|17 minutes|

When an error occurs during the processing of a postback triggered by an ASP.NET AJAX UpdatePanel, the client-side PageRequestManager will show an alert (.NET 2.0 or 3.0) or just re-throw the exception (.NET 3.5 or later). In either case, the experience for the end user is less that optimal. In this video, Rob Windsor will demonstrate how to address this issue by customizing the handling of errors associated with the UpdatePanel

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This article was originally created on December 18, 2009

Author Information

Rob Windsor

Rob Windsor – Rob Windsor is a developer, trainer, writer and Senior Consultant with ObjectSharp Consulting - a Microsoft Gold Partner based in Toronto, Canada. He has over fifteen years experience developing rich-client and web applications with Delphi, VB, C# and VB.NET and is currently spending a majority of his time working with SharePoint.