[Mono-list] xsp2 and AJAX

Scott Willeke scott at willeke.com
Mon Jan 9 20:56:04 EST 2006

It is not ASP.NET specific, but I've started to use rico 
<http://openrico.org> on a project and in some initial experimentation 
with ASP.NET (albeit simple) it worked fine. It requires some specific, 
but simple, XML response from the server, and is a capable client 
library. Uses an Apache 2 license. There is a pdf under the 
documentation section that explains the relevant pieces, it was pretty 
easy to get going using a IHttpHandler on the server to send the proper 

Kevin Flanagan wrote:

>Two related question areas -
>We're developing web applications using ASP.NET 2.0. I'd like to ensure
>they'll work under Mono (I know the 2.0 support isn't complete, had good
>experiences with 1.1. though). We'll be using some sort of AJAX-type
>approach (looking at both Atlas and MagicAjax.NET, maybe Anthem and others).
>Does anyone know enough about the various AJAX-on-.NET endeavours to know
>which is most likely to be Mono-friendly? Or is there some particular AJAX
>strategy planned for Mono, or already recommended for use with 1.1? I
>noticed the part in Miguel's mono status blog mentioning Chris Toshok's work
>on an open-source Atlas implementation - does that make Atlas our best bet?
>Just installed Mono on Windows XP to do some xsp2 tests, using a
>simple single-page C# app - you press an asp:Button and the server side code
>puts the current time in an asp:Label. Runs fine under xsp2. Did the same
>app, but putting both the button and the label in an ajax:AjaxPanel, using
>MagixAjax.NET. Under xsp2, that leads to the following message:
>Server error in '/' application
>Description: Error processing request.
>Error Message: HTTP 500.
>Stack Trace: System.MissingMethodException: Method not found:
>'System.Web.UI.Page.set_EnableEventValidation'.in <0x00000> <unknown
>method>in (wrapper delegate-invoke)
>(object,System.EventArgs)in <0x0046f>
>System.Web.HttpApplication+<RunHooks>__3:MoveNext ()
>Presumably MagicAjax.NET happens to be trying to use the
>EnableEventValidation property, which the Mono class-status pages say isn't
>done in Mono yet ... is that one that would be filled in eventually, or not
>implemented for some reason? If the former, any guesses as to whether that
>kind of thing (plus other stuff MagicAjax might use) would be in before
>(say) open-source Atlas fills out?
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