Display message on client from anywhere in code with ASP.NET

When I was working with WinForms application in previous work I have found one of most useful feature, ability to show some message to the client. For example user cannot edit some entity in particular time (it is being edited by someone else) or should change password because it will expire in x days. I wanted to do something similar in my web application. Continue reading “Display message on client from anywhere in code with ASP.NET”

Getting private field or property from object

Yesterday I was playing with finding all UpdatePanel controls on page during generating response in ASP.NET. Since object with this information is private itself and collection of panels is private in that object, I had to write some code to extract that data. I ended up with to extension methods for Object type, for getting private field an private property. It’s pretty straightforward, besides one thing: since member is private. And we don’t know in witch type exactly (every type in base/descendant hierarchy have it’s one private members) we have to search them all. So this is final code: Continue reading “Getting private field or property from object”