IndyALT.NET Site is live!

IndyALT.NET is now live!

Right now it’s being hosted in somebody’s house (thx to Paul Hacker, MSMVP, for sharing his servers temporarily!) We’re excited about our first two events! Next month we’re having Mike Griffin come in for some training on the EntitySpaces OR Mapper. In July we are planning on having Todd Anglin come in and show us some good stuff with some of Telerik’s products. And who knows what else we’re going to do!

Interesting and busy times to come!


Access ASP.NET Validators from JavaScript

I needed to access clientside validators from JavaScript in order to determine if the page was valid or not.

Turns out MSDN tells you how if you dig deep enough. 🙂

You have two options:

  1. Access a global flag that essentially loops through all validators
  2. Check each validator, one at a time

#1 is the easy way, just use the Page_IsValid flag to determine this.

#2 isn’t so bad if you know all of your validators. If you do, you can simply access the validator.isvalid flag.

Lastly, it is sometimes useful to be able to force validation from JavaScript on a page before performing an action (such as clicking a submit button). In this case, you can simply call the Page_ClientValidate() function and that’s all it takes!


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