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AJAX AutoCompleteExtender/Web.Config Rule Issue

Last week I was adding the latest AJAX AutoCompleteExtender control (from the November 2011 AJAX Control Toolkit release) and ran into a peculiar problem which I later corrected and thought I’d document.

The updated AJAX AutoCompleteExtender has a lot of appeal, particular with regards to integration – you don’t have to call a separate web service, or a separate AJAX-enabled WCF service, or add entries to your web.config, to populate the AutoCompleteExtender control – all you need is a public static method in your code-behind page. The method signature is provided below: Continue reading