Scott Hunter

ASP.NET and .NET Musings

August, 2010

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About Scott Hunter

I'm a Principal Program Manager Lead on the ASP.NET team at Microsoft. I focus on all aspects of ASP.NET but have worked extensively in a couple of areas: Data, Dynamic Data, Web Pages (aka Plan 9) and Web Forms.




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  • Scott Hunter

    GridView with Sort Arrows and Showing Header When Empty

    One of the common things people want to do when displaying data with grid controls is to have the little up and down arrows next to the header columns to indicated what direction the data is being sorted in. You see this in Windows Explorer and many other...
  • Scott Hunter

    PersistedSelection in Data Controls in .NET 4

    We did a variety of small feature items across the data controls when we were working on .NET 4 and I’m going to do a couple of blog posts on some of this new functionality. When we were building Dynamic Data we made small enhancements to the data controls...
  • Scott Hunter

    Automatically prepopulate fields for Insert in .NET 4

    We introduced a lot of little data enhancements in .NET 4 that you may not have heard about. One of these is a mechanism for setting the default value of fields in a data control when you want to do an Insert. In our controls today you would probably...
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