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Occupation: Digital Studio Manager
Location: United Kingdom Brentwood
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    4/12/2010 12:14:00 PM
    ISAPI_Rewrite lets you easily create search engine friendly URL' s for your dynamic website.  It is an ISAPI module for IIS that mimics the rewriting abilities of the Apache webserver.
    4/10/2010 12:08:00 PM
    I had a problem for quite some time when i was trying to include external resources within server controls.  When creating an server control, you may want to include some additional resources in your assembly, such as javascript or images....
    4/9/2010 1:38:00 PM
    If you need to choose dates that are quite a long way off, the typical "calendar" control isn't very practical as you would need to scroll through many, many years.  You could provide a "free form" input, but you want to guarantee a valid date input. A solution is a date input with a drop down control....
    4/9/2010 1:30:00 PM
     <RO:Link ID="Link1" runat="server" DownloadMessage="Listen"  QueryValue='19' filename=''  filesize='100098'  UrlAuthorized="/general/download-file.ashx?q={0}&type=1"></RO:Link>  This control simply creates a link to a file along with a filesize message and an icon....
    1/26/2010 4:28:00 PM
    The standard select list takes each keystroke as the "letter" or "number" to search for.   This isn't particularly nice when you have a long list of items in a select or drop down list. In the case of a list of countries, searching for "Australia", the "a" i type shows the countries beginning with "a", when i type the "u", i am presented with the countries starting with "u"....
    1/22/2010 2:34:00 PM
    The contact form controls creates a "standard contact form" that is found on pretty much every single website.  The idea is to encapsulate this standard element in a single server control - in a similar way to the login control does for login / membership functions....
    1/22/2010 2:20:00 PM
    The control queries a webservice for information based upon the entry into a textbox. The code for setting up the autocomplete control is simple.  An example looks like: <RO:AutoComplete ID="myAuto" runat="server" WebserviceUrl="/ajax/lyric....
    1/6/2010 3:25:00 PM
    When populating a datagrid you will often use a datareader as it is the fastest way to pull data out of a database. In the case where there aren’t any records, though, this may leave you with an “empty table”, where the columns are showing, even though there is no data....
    1/6/2010 3:23:00 PM
    There is a differnce between VB.NET and C# when including external resources in a server control. This is of particular notice to those using VB.Net. When including JavaScript or images within your custom server control, you will no doubt add a “Resources” folder to your project....
    11/28/2009 10:29:00 PM
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In 1998, with Brian at Perth airport
In 1998, with Brian at Perth airport
My fave shoes.  Doc Martens!
My fave shoes. Doc Martens!
My old car
My old car
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Favorite band member:Freddie Mercury

Favorite Album:Innuendo

Queen fan since:1989

I became a Queen fan because:

My favorite Queen item I own:Show must go on box set

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