Intro To Webmatrix: Create A Contact Form Part 2 Adding Database SupportIntro To Webmatrix: Create A Contact Form Part 2 Adding Database Support

Yesterday I posted the first in a series on using WebMatrix to build web sites. The first post created a basic contact form and collected the submitted values.

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Intro To Webmatrix: Create A Contact Form Part 1Intro To Webmatrix: Create A Contact Form Part 1

Earlier this week Microsoft released a Beta version of WebMatrix, as web development tool aimed at new developers, hobbyist and those new to the Microsoft web s

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What Would You Select?What Would You Select?

Software development is a collection of trade offs; performance for speed to market, quick & dirty vs. maintainable, on and on. Most tend to sacrifice user expe

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Javascript The Good Parts [Book Review]Javascript The Good Parts [Book Review]

Over the past 18 months or so I have become a heavy jQuery programmer. You can say a lot about using jQuery, one thing I thought I would never say is I love wor

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Jquery Tutorial: Validation With The Jquery Ui Tabs WidgetJquery Tutorial: Validation With The Jquery Ui Tabs Widget

This is so long overdue, but I told Dave Ward last Summer I would post this Blog and well I have not been so good on that commitment. If you want to validate a

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5 Ux Resources For Developers5 Ux Resources For Developers

I have been getting more and more questions about resources I use for various things. Today I was asked about User Experience (UX) resources and to be honest I

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Automatic Jquery Fake Name CheckerAutomatic Jquery Fake Name Checker

I had a great time presenting my jQuery, WCF Databinding talk at the Philly Code Camp yesterday. As usual I keep adding 'features' to the demonstration applicat

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Pro Javascript Techniques [Book Review]Pro Javascript Techniques [Book Review]

If you are into jQuery you no doubt know who John Resig is, the creator of jQuery. Well before jQuery hit the scenes John wrote Pro JavaScript Techniques, by Ap

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No Mapping Specified For The Following Entityset/associationsetNo Mapping Specified For The Following Entityset/associationset

Today I was working on a new project using Entity Framework 4. This is the first time I have used the model first approach available with EF 4 and came across a

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The Jquery Templating Plugin And Why You Should Be Excited!The Jquery Templating Plugin And Why You Should Be Excited!

One of the things that just seemed to be missing from the jQuery ecosystem was a truly simple to use data-binding mechanism. I have been writing about and prese

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Cures For The Common Ailments ' Getting A Random Item In JavascriptCures For The Common Ailments ' Getting A Random Item In Javascript

At the end of the day yesterday one of my peers at my client came over and asked me how to randomly select an item from a SharePoint List. She was retrieving th

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Wcf And Jquery Exception HandlingWcf And Jquery Exception Handling

Now that I have covered the basics of calling a WCF service using jQuery’s AJAX functionality with JSON its time to deal with bugs. Yep, we all create them and

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Using Jquery And Json To Interact With A Wcf Service Via AjaxUsing Jquery And Json To Interact With A Wcf Service Via Ajax

Yesterday's post reviewed how to setup a WCF web service to work with JSON from top to bottom. Today I am going to review what needs to be done to use jQuery to

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Creating A Wcf Service For JsonCreating A Wcf Service For Json

Saturday I gave a presentation for the first time at the Southern California Code Camp on how to use jQuery to perform AJAX operations against a WCF Endpoint. T

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Wcf And Jquery Using JsonWcf And Jquery Using Json

What a wonderful showing yesterday at the SoCal Code Camp in Fullerton for both of my sessions. One thing I definitely learned is making AJAX calls to a WCF ser

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Creating A Twitter Like Textbox Character Warning Using JqueryCreating A Twitter Like Textbox Character Warning Using Jquery

The other day I gave an intro to jQuery Lunch and Learn to my client's development team. I walked them through creating a simple jQuery Plugin to create a chara

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Resetting Focus After Selecting A Date With The Jquery Ui DateselectorResetting Focus After Selecting A Date With The Jquery Ui Dateselector

If you have been using jQuery I hope you have started using the jQuery UI library. I use the jQuery UI Datepicker plugin to left users select a date from a cale

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Validating A Username Using Jquery And Asp.net Membership ProviderValidating A Username Using Jquery And Asp.net Membership Provider

Earlier this year I wrote an application that allowed the user to fill in a username as part of the registration. I thought I would add a creature comfort to th

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Using Css SelectorsUsing Css Selectors

Over the last year I have been spending a lot of time re-learning how to use CSS. Since ASP.NET was released the use of Web Controls had made me CSS and HTML ig

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Working With The Internet Explorer Developer ToolsWorking With The Internet Explorer Developer Tools

Internet Explorer has been out for a while now, and I am very pleased with it, especially from a developer's perspective. First I am more and more appreciative

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