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Common Questions

Here are some commonly asked questions on The questions are arranged by subject.

  • Beginner-level ASP Questions (last updated 05/07/00)
  • Database-related Questions (last updated 08/02/00)
  • Advanced-level ASP Questions (last updated 05/04/00)
  • ASP+ Questions (last updated 08/03/00)

    The NUMBER ONE asked question: "How do I disable the back button?"
    READ A Thorough Examination of "Disabling the Back Button." FOR A GREAT ANALYSIS!

    Also, this one gets asked frequently:

    How do I write my own ASP Messageboard? / Where can I get the source code for this message board? / Where can I download an evaluation copy of this messageboard?

    ANSWER: is run using Doug Dean's EZSite Forum. This is commercial software, costing $349 as of 8/31/01. All inquiries as to evaluation copies should be addressed directly to Doug Dean.

    Want a Messageboard System that Runs on ASP.NET?
    If you are looking for a Web message board that runs on Microsoft's ASP.NET, look no further than the ASP.NET Forums, which is freely available at

    There are other message board systems out there, some free, some more expensive than Doug's, and some less expensive. (View a list of Message Board systems.) There is even free source code for message board systems. Check out:

    If there are some Frequently Asked Questions that you don't see in these pages that you think belong here, please let me know!

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