Been on holidays, at conferences (eg last week Ask The Experts @ XTOPIA in Berlin), and worked on various projects - a couple of reasons it was rather quiet lately in this blog.
Yesterday I decided I needed a simple guestbook application for a to-be-developed private Web site, and because I didn't find anything that fit my needs I decided to write one myself with the goal of (ab)using XLinq in the course of this endeavour:
Guestbook_XLINQ.zip (7.09 KB)
Caveat emptor: I am no designer (surprise!). But thanks to no design it should be easy for you to add your own design. However, as this month's MSDN magazine is all about security, I decided to make the application production-ready security-wise. You'll find a lot of parsing plus XSRF protection (note: this version does not check for integer overflow in calculating the start row).
Missing features: this guestbook is not prepared for localization, nor does it use a control-based approach (where you drop those in your pages and get an in-place guestbook).
Update a version of this application for VS2008 RTM is available here.