Site Upgraded to DNN4.4.1

I upgraded our site to the latest version of Dotnetnuke today. I have been playing with the new DNN4.4 recently and it does perform better. I’m a little confused by a couple of things. The error logs have changed xml format but they left off the sql to delete the old ones so you have to…

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We’ve turned 100

 We’ve turned 100 .  Well not 100 in years, but in blog posts.  Since the 6th August 2006 we’ve now done 100 blog posts.  No match for someone like Frank, and we kinda cheated cause there’s 2 of us blogging…but hey…still a milestone. So to mark our 100th blog birthday, here’s a recap and figures…

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Where to get reliable digital prints?

I’m starting to wonder if there’s anywhere that can reliably print a decent representation of digital photos. It seems to be a bit hit and miss getting them printed.  When i first started printing photos I used to get them printed online.  I soon stopped this when the photos came back bent, chopped off, bad…

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Virtual Earth Articles for 2007

The plan is to produce a Virtual Earth article every week or two. This is the planned list: Encoding Latitude and Longitude pairs for performance Loading your pushpin popup content on demand Clustering Virtual Earth V2 Throttling AJAX webservices Exploring Circles Clustering in Javascript alone Preloader for Javascript MS AJAX Extensions and Virtual Earth Processing…

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Online food shopping…yes please

I absolutely hate shopping..especially for clothes and grocery shopping.  There’s always lots of people, dodgy shopping carts, and queues at the checkout.  I’m always much happier if i can search for stuff i want and buy it online without having to battle the shopping centres.  Was looking for the supermarket opening hours the other day and came across this….

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Text Box Watermark

Wanted a watermark on a text box similar to local.live.com and came across Deobrat’s post which i found really useful. I’ve converted the code to c# and used the textbox.ClientID instead of ID as we are using anthem etc ID doesn’t work for us. Here’s the code: using System; using System; using System.Text; using System.Web.UI.WebControls; namespace…

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The sheltered existence

Over the xmas break we were having a general discussion with one of our house guests and somehow ended up talking about how their staff like to use messenger.  To my surprise, but also now my interest, this person went on to say things like…“Messenger lets gossip spread too quickly in the office”.“The staff just…

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Throttling MS AJAX webservices

Ok so my solution was to use the code from Omar and enhance it for my needs: http://www.codeproject.com/Ajax/aspnetajaxtips.asp I have done two things. The first was to check the queue for the same method name and if it exists replace the call with the new one. This worked quite well but since 2 calls can…

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