samedi 26 avril 2008

Article ranked #2 in CodeProject's ASP.NET "Latest best picks"

Since few days, my second article on CodeProject (ASP.NET Static Map WebControl) is ranked #2 in CodeProject's ASP.NET "Latest best picks" with about 4,8 / 5 (

Thanks for all voting members !

A major update of the article (including class and test project) will occurs next week, including support for latest Static Maps API features (image format, paths, etc.) and full featured ASPX tag (center, markers and path)

samedi 19 avril 2008

ASP.NET Session Helper

I'm back to announce the release of a third article on Code Project.

This time, I've leaved WebControls to focus on the ASP.NET Session who was to raw for me. Here is the SessionHandler class, letting you categorize and scope you session variables.

More here :

mercredi 16 avril 2008

ASP.NET WebControl for Google MapData "API"

On of the several features of Google search engine is to return geocoded results.

Be aware that the maps displayed are not generated with the Static Map API but with the undocumented Map Data "API".

Avantages :
- ability to display a lot of different icons

Disadvantages :
- undocumented
- map cannot be displayed if no markers are present
- map cannot be centered

Here is an ASP.NET WebControl I released some days beofre, in order to use this feature :

ASP.NET WebControl for Google Static Map API


This is my first post on my blog. Just to say that is released an ASP.NET WebControl yesterday, whose goal is to wrap Google Static Map API.

Here is a sample map :

You can reach it on CodeProject :