Re: Is there any specialisation Cert?
From: Mal (anonymous_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 18:35:39 -0800
Look at the Internet Explorer WebControls (I think at
gotdotnet). It contains a pure ASP.NET server control
tree view. Don't know if it will work on Netscape though -
I think that getting a true cross browser control that's
as complex as a treeview for free is unlikely.
I have tested it on IE for MAC though and it works a
And yes it's free.
>One of the UI aspect of windows since the early days
has been the tree
>Have you ever wondered why explorer use tree view and
keep doing that?
>And you mentioned VS.NET UI yourself.
>Tree view is essential to windows UI . And building an
asp.net tree view
>is for me one of these things worth spending time on as
>But again it requires more then just Cert level skills
and that was my
>Neither you become clever on Http handlers and http
modules after completing
>the ASP.NET MCP exam.
>Actually my exam did not mention either http module or
>I understand that these are areas that requires some
self study but again
>the are so important to me that there should maybe be
some kind of appetite
>for people desiring to no more about these subject.
>I know that the web apps self paced kit contain a
chapter called advanced
>web forms programming
>and admint that there is more to web programming then
you can cover in a
>single book or
> But maybe there should be an intermediate and advanced
or specialised cert.
>Hey sorry but that is just me and my little theory.
>I have seen one approch for tree view on code project:
>I wish i could find a pure custom server control approch.
><Eric> wrote in message news:%
>> bredal Jensen wrote:
>> > There are situation where you need to present data
in a tree
>> > hierachical way.
>> > And i doubt you are not aware of this.
>> > I thought , the idea about server controls was that
you could present
>> > data the way you want
>> > by creating a custum control or composite control.
>> > But i now see that you need more then asp.net web
>> > programming skills to do this kind of thing.
>> I think TreeViews are overused in Windows apps. I like
them in some
>> cases, like the Visual Studio Server Explorer. But In
most cases you
>> can partition the application into various other
>> For example, instead of:
>> - Database Name
>> - Table List
>> - Table1
>> - Columns
>> You could let people select a DB in a combo box, then
show the tables
>> in a list box. Then show the columns in a Repeater or
>> This is just one example - I'm not saying it is best
to avoid the
>> TreeView in all cases. But, a good programmer has to
learn how to use
>> the tools he has.
>> I've seen some users who don't like TreeViews. They
>> confused about the little plus signs - they can skip
over things by
>> mistake because they didn't expand the node.