Category: How To

Personal Branding

I am not a marketing person, but I do believe in personal branding. How I display myself professionally in my networks is who I am. My personal branding is consistent throughout everything I do so that people have something to

Posted in entrepreneurship, How To, Ideas, Mentor, Personal Thoughts

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

Have an Idea – Let Us Talk

Do you have an idea? Let us talk! Many people have ideas for a website, blog, forum or a new software to make their life and business processes better. Often times people do not know who to contact or how

Posted in #ldnont, Contributing, Creativity, How To, Ideas

The Story of C# Meeting AngularJS

Most of you already know that I still like my WebForms. People have argued that using AngularJS with WebForms is pointless, but I say NA! It makes the user experience a little bit smoother. In this blog I will show

Posted in AngularJS, C#, Developement, DotNet, How To, Web

5 Steps to Finding Employment as a Computer or Web Developer

5 Steps to Finding Employment as a Computer / Web Developer from Andrew Pallant Related Title: http://andrewpallant.com/wordpress/the-two-sides-to-job-hunting/

Posted in Deployment, Employment Search, How To, Job Search, Professional Development Tagged with: ,

The Two Sides to Job Hunting

I have had students ask me about how to get hired or who is hiring. I have also had employers ask me how to find developers when they have had a tough time hiring quality employees. These are tough questions

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The Lawn Mower Woes

Last weekend was a holiday weekend where I was supposed to get a lot of yard work done.  Part of the yard work was to cut the grass, but alas I suffered the lawn mower woes.  You may recall in

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French and Other Language Characters – Classic ASP

Recently working with PayPal and Classic ASP I stumbled unto a problem where French characters were being encoded and displayed as unreadable text. It turns out that PayPal returns the result to you using UTF-8. In C# this would be

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Auto-Link Using Regular Expressions

I was recently asked if I could automatically turn website text (ex: www.google.com ) into HTML hyperlinks.  My first thought was ah CRAP!  I also wondered why they could not use the link tool in the editor, but they asked

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ieGetNavigationHistory Popup Error

Recently received a laptop from a friend who had a popup error every 3 seconds when using Internet Explorer 9. The error was a simple popup with an “ok” button as its only option to continue.  The key text on

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