Category: Web


I have used many custom made dialog boxes in my web applications. I had always kept them very simple, but recently I had been asked if they can be draggable. The answer I had given is: Probably, but I had

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jQuery – Slow Selectors

Recently I was experiencing slow jQuery functions. Slow jQuery was especially slow as I added more elements to the page and especially in Internet Explorer and FireFox. I was not surprised by the browsers being slower than others, but the

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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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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

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

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Have you ever wanted a function to convert HTML to PDF? It is really easy. A good use of this is when you have a resume on your website and you want to create a download of it as a

Posted in C#, C-Sharp, Developement, PDF, Web

My Story

Here is my story as a developer. I started out playing on Commodore 64 in elementary school. I would have to give a lot of credit to the Librarian at Valleyview Public School. He had allowed me to work with

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