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Difference between Page.IsPostBack and Not page.IsPostBack.

Monday, 28 April, 2008 3 comments

Page.IsPostBack is for forms that are runat=”server”. It is mostly used for same page validation, same page operations, … anything really same page!

It is also used to help keep bandwidth and rendering times down.

The main reason why people use IsPostBack is to stop taping the databases everytime a request is made. If you are on your default page and just do work via that page, you can use the if Not page.ispostback then statements to populate information. When pages are posted back to the sever and then rendered back to the client, they don’t have the need to repopulate the information since it was just populated. It is all kept in the viewstate and read back without using precious resources on the server.

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