what is the difference loading Web user control loading on page?

Posted on 2011-05-03
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i try to load some user control on my Default.aspx page selecting dropdown control. i searched some data from net i 've learn 2 methods there is first one :


Second one:


Secand one is simple:

protected void Page_Init(object sender, EventArgs e)
    AdresBilgisi kontrol1=(AdresBilgisi)LoadControl("AdresBilgisi.ascx");
    AdresBilgisi kontrol2 = (AdresBilgisi)LoadControl("AdresBilgisi2.ascx");

    kontrol1.Ilce = "Ilçe giriniz...";
    kontrol2.PostaKodu = "90000";


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which one do you prefer to loadASCx control to page? And Why? please give some detail pros and cons of 2 method(first and second)

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Kelvin McDaniel earned 2000 total points
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If the two techniques I prefer something similar to the first one. However article is VERY dated and there may already be something that supports your intent in the v2.0 or v4.0 Frameworks.

Of the two options the first one gives you a lot more future flexibility and expected behavior. The second one, while being much more succinct, is very limited and might eventually lead to problems with ViewState, especially if you're going to be accessing the Control's properties at runtime via events.

The first question is really, "do you need to load the control programmatically?", which is only necessary if you're going to be changing the type of control you're loading. Otherwise I see very little benefit to using either technique. I prefer to use the @Register declarative in the HTML markup... This way you don't have to play funny tricks with the ViewState Unless you are wiring up special behaviors.

As far as passing in parameters, simply add Properties to the Control; once you've registered the control on the page you'll get the benefit of IntelliSense too. Or, you can simply set the Properties as attributes in the markup.

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