With web frameworks, technologies changing and being developed at such a fast pace no developer can remember all the methods, classes, functions etc. in all the frameworks or even in any one of the frameworks. Documentation can be cumbersome most of the times (I think always), thats why I like cheat sheets. They are quick references. You can print them out and hang them on your wall, or just keep them handy in your bookmarks for quick reference.
Here is a list of some of the commonly used cheat sheets, these cheat sheets are collected from different sources across the internet and I have included some that I most commonly use.
.NET Format String Quick Reference – Current Version: 1.1
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ASP.NET 2.0 Page Life Cycle and Common Events – Current Version: 1.0
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Visual Studio 2005 Built-in Code Snippets (C#) – Current Version: 1.0
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C# and VB.NET Comparison Cheat Sheet
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What is a cheat sheet?
Ask any student and the answer you would get is – A cheat sheet is used contrary to the rules of an exam that may need to be small enough to conceal in the palm of the hand. In a more technical term – a “cheat sheet” is any short (one or two page) reference to terms, commands, or symbols where the user is expected to understand the use of such terms etc but not necessarily to have memorized all of them.
Some other useful Cheat Sheet Links
- ASP.NET Page Life Cycle Diagram (JPG)
- ASP.NET Runtime Cheat Sheet
- Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Commonly Uses Types and Namespaces (PDF)
- Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX Library
- Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX Client Life Cycle & Events (PDF)
- VB.NET/C# Comparison
- SQL Server
- HTML Character Entities
- RGB Hex Color Chart
- XHTML (PDF)
- Regular Expressions
Other very good resource for a great list of cheat sheets is – http://www.addedbytes.com/cheat-sheets/