Evolving Custom Web Controls
Date Published: 12 December 2003
Although sometimes you start out knowing you need a custom control, what more often happens is you find that you’re using the same functionality in more than one place, so you start packaging it up into a control in order to remove duplication and improve reusability. This article takes a look at when and how you should do such things by taking a fairly simple piece of ASP.NET functionality and evolving it from some code on a form to a user control to a fully-functional custom web control.
Steve is an experienced software architect and trainer, focusing on code quality and Domain-Driven Design with .NET.