Making A Mobile Mvc Music Store Part 1: Creating A Common Service Layer Making a Mobile MVC Music Store Part 1: Creating a Common Service Layer

Today I am going to start a series where I take the MVC Music Store sample site and create a mobile site. I chose to use this example in one of my current prese

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Using Social Sign-in To Increase Conversions Using Social Sign-in To Increase Conversions

I don't know about you, but I keep hearing stories about passwords, authentication and identity management in the real world. Of course, I read about and execut

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Enable Extensionless Urls In Iis 7.0 &Amp; 7.5 Enable Extensionless Urls in IIS 7.0 & 7.5

The cool thing to do these days is extensionless Urls, meaning there is no .aspx, .html, etc. Instead you just reference the resource by the name, which makes t

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Jquery Cookbook [Book Review] jQuery Cookbook [Book Review]

O'Reilly's jQuery Cookbook is an excellent collection of jQuery tips and tricks. Let's look at some immediate recipes I put to work in recent presentations and projects.

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Resetting Tabindex When Adding And Removing Dom Elements Resetting TabIndex When Adding and Removing DOM Elements

Recently I have had a nagging issue I honestly had a hard time recreating, till today that is. The situation occurred when I added and removed DOM elements in r

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Become A Cut, Copy, Paste Javascript Programmer Become a Cut, Copy, Paste JavaScript Programmer

Users love to copy and paste, well so do developers, but don't tell. The browser actually gives JavaScript access to the clipboard through the clipboardData obj

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Slow Rendering With Large Tables In Ie 9 &Amp; 8 Slow Rendering with Large Tables in IE 9 & 8

Recently I have been working through a client-side performance issue, which is isolated to Internet Explorer and is not fixed in Internet Explorer 9. The proble

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Readresponse() Failed: The Server Did Not Return A Response For This Request. ReadResponse() failed: The server did not return a response for this request.

If you have found this Blog entry most likely you are seeing this response in Fiddler. It is accompanied by an HTTP status code of 504. ReadResponse() failed: T

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A Custom Jquery Selector To Retrieve Labels For Inputs A Custom jQuery Selector to Retrieve Labels for Inputs

This afternoon @DamienGuard asked how to select labels that are associated with input elements. I think I have an answer for him, or at least something that sho

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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 Widget jQuery 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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Automatic Jquery Fake Name Checker Automatic 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/associationset No 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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Cures For The Common Ailments ' Getting A Random Item In Javascript Cures 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 Handling WCF 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 Ajax Using 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 Json Creating 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 Json WCF 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 Jquery Creating 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 Dateselector Resetting 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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