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Choosing Iframe over other things

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Recently I had to design a layout for a web application in Asp.Net and I wanted to use something really flexible which gives me control over different part of the page (i.e navigation area , content area etc). I have searched and tried ajax borderlayout (extjs), <div>, frames, panels (asp.net) and iframes, then I have concluded that Iframes are best in all of them.

Using Iframe is easy, it gives you more control and flexibility, you can design various parts of the page as individual pages and put them in Iframes to make it look like a complete layout. It is also easy to pass URL variable from one frame to another using javascript.

And I have also come to know that gmail is also using iframes in their page layout. so I think I have made a right choice.

Written by Sandip

March 5, 2008 at 5:47 pm

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