ASP.NET State Management: ASP.NET State Management: View State

Milan Negovan has written an article to provide an in-depth perspective on ViewState mechanism. In his article, he suggested some of the do’s and dont’s of using ViewState, for example, how simply disabling view state of the whole page can greatly enhance the performance of the page, if you just need to display a DataGrid on the page with no PostBack.

Link:
ASP.NET State Management: View State

I have seen many occasions that developers left EnableViewState true even if they just want to display a basic report page containing a grid control. This leads to the page to generate huge rendered payload for the ViewState.

ASP.NET 2.0, 1 Database Server, 1 IIS 6.0 Web Server and 32,000 Concurrent Connections!

Markus Frind has posted his experience of using ASP.NET 2.0 for one of largest dating site PlentyOfFish.com in Canada. In his post, Markus is telling how he has addressed concurrency issues by switching to ASP.NET 2.0:

At this point there were a lot of concurrency issues, the site would slooow down and just keep getting slower as more people came on. After switching to asp.net 2.0 all those problems went away. Now when there are over 32,000 concurrent connections at peak the site does not slow down. There are however still problems. I find that once you pass 100 Pageviews/second threads timers start to not get called for no reason.

Link:
Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 Performance

He Interestingly didn’t use any kind of caching to render pages. Every page call actually pulls content from the database.

Measuring attributes of DHTML object every web developers should know

This is an informative chart I found explaining all dimension and location attributes of HTML elements. You will find this chart very handy while positioning or adjusting the location of HTML elements using javascript or through the stylesheet.

Measuring attributes of DHTML object every web developers should know

Measuring attributes of DHTML object every web developers should know

Link:
Measuring Element Dimension and Location