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ASP .NET: Safely Escape Data from your Database to Display in HTML but Still Keep Line Breaks

ASP.NET 4.6
ASP.NET 4.6

In this short article I will show a simple example of how to secure data for presentation but still keep select formatting such as line breaks. For more .NET tips feel free to browse the categories of my site at: https://jwcooney.com/category/net/ Continue reading “ASP .NET: Safely Escape Data from your Database to Display in HTML but Still Keep Line Breaks”

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.Net, ASP.NET, CSS3, HTML, HTML5, Programming, VB.NET, Web Development, WebForms

CSS and ASP.NET: How to Convert Numbers from your Database into a Human-Friendly Format

This is a short post to show how to make numerical data coming from your database more human readable. This means separating a large number by commas every three digits, adding two decimal places, and maybe even a dollar sign if you are displaying money amounts. The solution I show is a mix of CSS and ASP.NET. Continue reading “CSS and ASP.NET: How to Convert Numbers from your Database into a Human-Friendly Format”

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Problems with jQuery Modal Dialog Inside Partial Postacks (ie: a .NET UpdatePanel)

Problems with jQuery Modal Dialogs problem can happen in a number of ways (see some of my other articles on the subject). This time, it was that I used a jQuery Modal Dialog inside of an ASP.NET UpdatePanel. After some looking around, what seems to be happening is that the dialog invisibly duplicates fields to the end of the document sent to the browser.
Continue reading “Problems with jQuery Modal Dialog Inside Partial Postacks (ie: a .NET UpdatePanel)”