Author: Andrew Pallant
Andrew Pallant (@LdnDeveloper) has been a web, database and desktop developer for over 16 years. Andrew has worked on projects that ranged from factory automation to writing business applications. Most recently he has been heavily involved in various forms for ecommerce projects. Over the years Andrew has worn many hats: Project Manager, IT Manager, Lead Developer, Supervisor of Developers and many more - See more at:

Why I Removed Social Media From My Phone

Good-bye Twitter Good-bye Facebook Good-bye Skype Good-by Snapchat

Posted in Balanced Life, Facebook, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts, Pinterest, Social Media, Twitter

A Week Off Grid

Last week my wife and I kicked up our feet and relaxed on a Caribbean cruise. Since this is not a promotional blog, I will not mention the cruise line or travel agency, but I can say we got a

Posted in Balanced Life

Dynamically Load MVC Partials Using jQuery

Normally I do my examples in C#, but lately I have noticed a lack of VB.NET examples. Therefore, this example is in VB.NET. I have searched long and hard to find a way to dynamically load MVC partials. I had

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Cookie Monster Would Be Disappointed

Using localStorage or sessionStorage would disappoint Cookie Monster. My go to for a website to store data temporary was to use cookies. I would use cookies for storing user preferences, scores, shopping carts and more. Cookies can be a problem

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Happy Holidays – 2015

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Simple MVC AJAX GET Method

MVC makes doing AJAX calls simple.  As I have said before, I do not like the AJAX controls and methods that the Microsoft ships with the MVC platform.  I prefer to create my own AJAX methods instead of posting a

Posted in DotNet, How To, jQuery, JSON, Web

Using FitBit as a Software Developer

Confession: I am a Software Developer and I do not move much. My wife had gotten a FitBit and was loyally using it. She offered to let me where it for a day which I did not do, but rather

Posted in Balanced Life, Developer, Downtime, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts

Joined the Dark Side and Loving It

A while back now I had a friendly debate with a colleague. It began innocently in a pub on a Friday night and it was Web Forms vrs MVC in the DotNet framework. I was anti-MVC for various reasons and

Posted in DotNet, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts, Web

Which Web Tools – When and How Much

I cannot say enough about learning which tools use when. It is only through experience will you ever learn this discipline. I have learned when to use a handful of tools and how often. I have also learned that sometimes

Posted in AngularJS, Design, Developement, jQuery, Personal Thoughts, Professional Development, Web

Simple JS Dialog

Keeping in the spirit of using my blog as a quick code repository; sometimes you just need a simple easy to implement dialog box. I have been using the following routine for sometime now. Sometimes you just need a simple

Posted in Developement, jQuery