May 30, 2017

ASP.NET Control Gallery

ASP.NET’s Control Gallery is a directory of almost 1,000 controls and components for applications. The gallery has tools for charting and messaging to ecommerce and content management.

The categories of the gallery include:

  • AJAX Toolkit Controls (44)
  • Charting Controls (102)
    • Bar Charts (26)
    • Line Charts (24)
    • Pie Charts (22)
  • Community (35)
    • Forums (32)
    • Instant Messaging (25)
    • Voting (15)
  • Components (450)
    • ECommerce (94)
  • Content Management (133)
    • Content Rotator (13)
    • Stock Tickers (3)
  • Data & XML (161)
    • Grids (98)
    • Master-Detail (22)
  • Form Controls (248)
    • Ads and Banners (20)
    • Anchors (13)
    • Buttons (56)
    • Date, Time, & Calendar (76)
    • Drop Downs (72)
    • Regular Expression (15)
    • Validation Controls (70)
  • Graphics & Multimedia (93)
    • ActiveX (6)
    • Flash (19)
    • Imaging (89)
  • Http Runtime (14)
    • Http Handlers (11)
    • Http Modules (45)
  • IBuySpy Modules (17)
    • Portal Modules (113)
    • Workshop Modules (46)
  • List Controls (42)
    • Numbered List (1)
  • Management & Reporting (150)
  • Miscellaneous (230)
    • ASP.NET Starter Kits (22)
    • Email (99)
    • Search (25)
  • Mobile Controls (16)
  • Navigation Controls (74)
    • IE WebControls (15)
    • Menus (73)
    • Tree Control (43)
  • Web Parts (136)

As you can see, there are plenty to choose from. The top 10 listed on the ASP site are:

  1. obout TreeView
  2. Master Pages
  3. ComponentArt Menu
  4. Karamasoft UltimateMenu
  5. Xml Edit Grid
  6. MobileDynamicImage
  7. TreeView
  8. Voting Control
  9. EmailVerify.NET – Email validation component for .NET
  10. Ursa WebMenu

The site allows for users to develop and submit their own controls to the gallery. They have a number of helpful resources including MSDN’s article and an article by Scott Guthrie.

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