February in review

Boy has this month just flown by!  Just a few of the highlights: My MVP expertise was changed from Live Services to Live Services Platform Microsoft Australia User Group site was released We did more travelling this month visting Sydney and Perth do present SQL Spatial and Virtual Earth. The trips were really worthwhile, again,…

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Moving ViewState off the page

Client wanted to move ViewState off the page to reduce page weight.  Hadn’t done this for awhile (read ages) so I found this article and the discussion about where to move it to.  So I went with cache and allow them to change it or turn it off completely. It did help the page weight..decreased…

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Using the AJAX CalendarExtender

Client wanted a text box they could type a date into but also a calendar control if they didn’t want to type.  So I went with a Textbox, a compareValidator to ensure the entered data was of type Date and the AJAX CalendarExtender the points to the textbox. Looks something like this: <asp:TextBox runat=”server” ID=”calHandoverTextBox”></asp:TextBox>…

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Perth SQL UG meeting complete

Last night we did presentation 7 of 9 in our User Group tour.  We presented on Valentine’s Day at the Perth SQL UG.  We were thinking about grabbing some roses or the like for those who came along but in the end we were glad we didn’t…you can’t bring flowers into Perth..whew…coulda been an expensive…

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SQL Spatial Tour continues

Last night we did presentation 6 of 9 in Sydney, in our series our User Group presentations. Around 20 people battled the rainy afternoon that we may have brought with us.  So thanks for those guys for turning up and giving us some great feedback.  So far Melbourne has been our biggest event with about 100…

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new Virtual Earth site released – clikitysplit.com.

One of our clients that John has been working with for awhile has release their new site http://clikitysplit.com. ClikitySplit.com is the world wide web’s first visual, rich multimedia, dynamic, marketing and search engine.  Using ClikitySplit, consumers worldwide can quickly, visually, and geographically locate and research desired points of interest on interactive maps via plotted dot…

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