Anand Narayanaswamy

41 articles

Manipulate XML File Data Using C#

XML is used for nearly 95 percent of .NET applications for various tasks. Combining XML with HTML to display information on Web pages, relieves...

ASP.NET 2.0 Moves User Authentication One Step Forward

Authentication is a critical aspect of Web development. Developers are always on the lookout for easier ways to implement an effective authentication system on...

Longhorn Coming Attractions – Part 2

"Longhorn Coming Attractions - Part 1" offered a glimpse of some new features in the Longhorn operating system. This second installment explores some of...

Longhorn Coming Attractions – Part 1

Longhorn is the codename for the next version of Microsoft's Windows operating system. Although not slated for release until 2006, Microsoft released evaluation builds...

Two Quick Ways to Perform ASP.NET Authentication

Authentication is the process of validating a user based on a set of credentials such as username, password, and e-mail address. Suppose you own...

C# FAQ 2.1 – How do I begin programming with C#?

To begin programming with C#, you first need to install a C# compiler. You can either use a command line compiler available from Microsoft...

C# FAQ 1.4 – How Do I Work with Namespaces?

As explained in FAQ 1.1, namespaces are placed at the top of the .NET hierarchy. Namespaces are nothing but groups of classes. Classes are...

C# FAQ 1.3 – What Are the Requirements for Developing a C# Application?

First, you should ensure that appropriate hardware and software requirements for developing a C# application have been fulfilled. A simple C# console application can...

C# FAQ 1.2 – What is C#?

The C# programming language (pronounced "C-Sharp") is one of the most powerful object-oriented programming languages developed by Microsoft. According to them, "C# is a...

C# FAQ 1.1 – What is Microsoft .NET?

Microsoft .NET is one of the powerful technologies available today for developing robust Windows and Web applications. It consists of several programming languages like...

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