ASP.NET AJAX Hosting :: How to Create Slideshow with AJAX?

The ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit is an open-source project built on top of the Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX framework. It is a joint effort between Microsoft and the ASP.NET AJAX community that provides a powerful infrastructure to write reusable, customizable and extensible ASP.NET AJAX extenders and controls, as well as a rich array of controls that can be used out of the box to create an interactive Web experience. In this article we will tell you about how to create slideshow with AJAX.


In the first step you should register the AJAX Control Toolkit Library after adding reference to your project.

After that, drag an ASP.Net AJAX ToolScriptManager on the page.

Then you need to add the AJAX SlideShow Extender control along with
a. Image Control – This Image Control will be used by the SlideShow Extender for displaying images
b. Three Button controls – These Buttons will be used to perform Play, Next and Previous operations.
c. Two Label controls – These Labels will be used to display the Name and Description of the Image being displayed.
You will need to import the following namespaces.
Below is the Web Method that will act as a source of data for the ASP.Net AJAX Control Toolkit SlideShow Extender control.

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