Binding Repeater Control with XML Documents using XmlDataSource

The Extensible Markup Language (XML) is the universal format for structured documents and data on the Web. Developers are using XML based RSS feeds and XML Web Services in their web applications on quite regular basis these days. ASP.NET version 1.1 was lacking built in capability to handle XML data that’s why ASP.NET version 2.0 is shipped with dedicated data source control called XmlDataSource. In this tutorial I will show you how you can use XmlDataSource control to handle and display XML data with very famous ASP.NET Repeater control. This tutorial will also show you how to bind XML elements with Repeater control using XPath binding expressions.

Binding Repeater Control with XML Documents using XmlDataSource

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Paging Repeater Control using PagedDataSource

Paging large database result sets is very important and common feature in modern websites. For ASP.NET developers, Microsoft has build paging functionality into the GridView control by default and developers just have to set some simple properties true and that’s all they need to have paging in their websites. Many developers prefer Repeater or DataList control over GridView due to its large overhead. In this Tutorial, I will show you how you can do paging using light weight ASP.NET Repeater control and PagedDataSource class.

Paging Repeater Control using PagedDataSource

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