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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
It may not be obvious how to pass JSON from a web page to WCF APIs. This tutorial helps explain how you can post JSON from a web form to the server.
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
As users enter information it may need to be validated against existing data in your database. You can use real-time API calls and jQuery to facilitate if something like a username is available.
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
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
Trolling the ASP.NET forums again this morning, I know I do it a lot, I found a question trying to parse the paragraphs out of a series of text. So I knew I had
Trolling the ASP.NET forums this week I came across a good question, 'setting the background on a master page div at run-time?'. Even though the person posted h
Another common issue developers have using HttpHandlers is indicating what type of content is being sent to the browser. This is done by setting the MIME TYPE i
I create a lot of custom HttpHandlers to performa all sorts of tasks. I like them because you get complete control over the content produced by the server to sa
I see this question asked over and over in the ASP.NET forums and many times the answer is you have to have an SMTP server on your local machine. The person ask