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XBOX 360!

I finally picked up an XBOX 360 last week, having owned the original console for the past few years, I can really appreciate the effort that has gone into this console. It's definately a lot of fun, G.R.A.W. is a great game! I'm too scared to get O...


Calendar Templating

Another aspect of Simple Calendar that I have been implementing is the layout of the calendar. Currently the ASP.NET calendar control doesn't support databinding similar to other controls such as the Repeater, DataList, etc. This makes it difficult ...


Calendar Recurrence

Calendar Recurrence is a tricky aspect when dealing with calendars. Specifically, we are talking about creating events that recur (e.g. every tuesday or thursday of the week for 10 weeks). There are 2 approaches to handle this:- When creating...


Excellant Simple Gallery Sites

It's great to see such heavy use of Simple Gallery for a custom modification I made last month, check out the photos for the first 2 weeks of May:- http://www.evenflo.com/Homepage/BYAS/tabid/210/photoType/ViewPhotos/ContestID/2/Default.aspx There h...


DotNetNuke 3.2.5

Nina has posted some great screenshots for some of the enhancements coming in DotNetNuke 3.2.5. My personal favourite is the profile properties which will allow you to extend the current list of profile properties. I'm hoping to use this functionali...


Redirect Issue ASP.NET 2

I had an interesting issue today when sorting out an issue with Subscription Tools. The crux of the issue revolved around a redirect to PayPal for payment. When the redirect is formed a number of parameters are appended to the querystring, including...


Business Cards

One of the things that I have been putting off for far too long is business cards. So today, I opened up photoshop and produced the image below. Is there anything you would change? (I'm getting them printed tomorrow). Another item that I strugg...


Caching VaryByParams

I hope this tip helps someone, as it took me quite a while to get this working successfully. Simple Gallery uses a number of HttpHandlers to serve up images, in particular, resized images. The caching API in .NET allows you to cache an entire pages...


GIF Quality in .NET

I've spent the majority of the afternoon improving the quality of images resized in Simple Gallery. The enhancements started with the suggestions in the following blog entry. 1.) Jpeg Quality Setting System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageCodecInfo [] Info...


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