Dan Wahlin (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for ASP.NET and XML Web Services) is a .NET development instructor at Interface Technical Training (http://www.interfaceTraining.com). Dan founded the XML for ASP.NET Developers Web site (www.XMLforASP.NET), which focuses on using XML, ADO.NET and Web Services in Microsoft’s .NET platform. He’s also on the INETA Speaker's Bureau and speaks at several conferences. Dan has co-authored/authored several different books on .NET including ASP.NET 2.0 MVP Hacks and XML for ASP.NET Developers (Sams). When he’s not writing code, articles or books, Dan enjoys writing and recording music and playing golf and basketball with his wife and kids. Dan blogs at http://weblogs.asp.net/dwahlin and http://blogs.interfacett.com/dan-wahlins-blog.
Microsoft's ASP.NET AJAX Extensions provide developers with a quick and simple way to add AJAX functionality into any ASP.NET Website. In this article, Dan Wahlin demonstrates how to use the UpdatePanel control, which performs asynchronous postback operations that update a portion of a page rather than the entire page itself. … Read more