After using SubSonic DB for a few weeks, refactoring out an old DAL/ORM I found that I needed to hook into the Entity Behaviour; Initialize, Save and Load etc.
Sometimes you might want to delay an long running action, to allow a user to perform multiple clicks, wait a while and when you think they're done - fire the action.
Replace <select> dropdown list controls with a clickable visible list of items on the page. Save that annoying 'click to view list' 'click to select' friction when picking from a short list of options.
Typical programmer... do I spend a week learning how to use a CMS or do I spend 3 months writing my own. Silly question really; I write my own!
With the release of Visual Studio 2010 just around the corner, I was lucky enough to get a sneak peak at Visual Studio 2012. Here are a few of the exciting things I found.
"aspnet_regiis -i" crashes when executed from command giving error code 0x80004005 on Windows 7 with IIS7
As part of the XDA Facebook Windows application I wrote an interface for Facebook Chat. This article has lots of sexy techno-bable like X509, TLS, Base64 and some yummy X-Facebook-Platform too.
While refactoring one day, I couldn't work out why my code had broken. That's not unusual, and so I checked and re-checked the new code that I'd written. Nope, it was bug free!