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The last post completed what I wanted to explain about data source controls.
As a summary, here is a full list of the posts about data source controls of the last months:
I explained the generalities of data source controls here:* Data Source Controls - Under the hood (1/4)* Data Source Controls - Under the hood (2/4)* Data Source Controls - Under the hood (3/4)* Data Source Controls - Under the hood (4/4)
The theory about designers is here:* Introduction to designers* ASP.NET designers. The ControlDesigner class* ASP.NET designers. The DataSourceDesigner class* DataSourceDesigners... Non visual controls?
A custom data source control sample with full design time support:* A custom DataSourceControl sample* Creating a custom DataSourceDesigner
I hope you find them useful.