Monthly Archives:September 2009

ByTrent Jones

Auto-Start ASP.NET Applications

Scott Guthrie has an article up on his website discussing the new auto-start feature of web applications that will be available in IIS7.5 with ASP.NET 4.0.  I just learned about this last week at the Southern Fried Road Show.

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2009/09/15/auto-start-asp-net-applications-vs-2010-and-net-4-0-series.aspx

ByTrent Jones

960 Grid System

I am going to try and enlist the 960 Grid System on a website I am working on.

“The 960 Grid System is an effort to streamline web development workflow by providing commonly used dimensions, based on a width of 960 pixels. There are two variants: 12 and 16 columns, which can be used separately or in tandem.”

http://960.gs/

ByTrent Jones

40+ open source apps and games

Here is a list of apps and some games that are very useful.  There are a few I hadn’t heard of but will soon be installing.

http://www.downloadsquad.com/2009/05/18/40-great-open-source-apps-and-games-to-trick-out-your-new-windows/

ByTrent Jones

monoTouch development kit now available for iPHone

monoTouch enables applications developed in any .net language to run on the iPhone. Significantly, monoTouch provides .net bindings to native API, allowing application developers will have access to iPhone specific functionality from within their .net applications. monoTouch integrates with both the free MonoDevelop IDE as well as Apple’s XCode toolkit

http://www.downloadsquad.com/2009/09/14/monotouch-net-development-kit-now-available-for-iphone/

ByTrent Jones

MVC, WebForms, ZeroForms

Interesting article comparing MVC vs. WebForms and a third option known as ZeroForm.

http://madskristensen.net/post/WebForms-or-MVC-What-about-the-third-option.aspx

ByTrent Jones

IE and ContentEditable Attribute

Ran into an issue today using jQuery with IE and setting ContentEditable=’true’ on a click command. First I created a div with ContentEditable set to true without jquery and ran it in IE. Ok, it’s working. Now to try and add the attribute dynamically. I removed the attribute and replaced it with this bit of javascript:

$(function(){
$("#test").click(function() {
$(this).attr({ ContentEditable: "true" });
});
});

This did not work. Even though IE would allow the Cap “C” to set to true without jQuery, it would not work in doing so dynamically. Changing to:

$(function(){
$("#test").click(function() {
$(this).attr({ contentEditable: "true" });
});
});

Works perfectly.