Register Controls via Web.Config
Date Published: 27 August 2005
I had a conversation with ScottW about this about a year ago (almost exactly, from Iraq, no less), and yet I still keep forgetting this technique every time I need it. So I’m blogging it myself this time just to try to keep it in my (online) memory bank.
NOTE TO SELF: IF YOU WANT TO USE CONTROLS FROM APP_CODE IN A PAGE YOU NEED TO DEFINE THE REFERENCE IN WEB.CONFIG, NOT IN A <%@ Register %>BLOCK.
Here’s a sample:
Observant readers may notice that I’m playing with Post-Cache Substitution at the moment, along with some samples from Nikhil Kothari, found here.
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