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A collection of 36 posts

Aug 13, 2008

How To Spot A UI Guru

**gu·ru** (gŏŏr’ōō, gŏŏ-rōō’) *n. pl. gu·rus*1. A trusted counselor and adviser; a mentor. 2. A recognized leader in a field: the guru of high finance. There is a definitive

Aug 11, 2008

Using jQuery Selectors

jQuery Selectors are a powerful feature of the framework that is essentially one of the main reasons that you’d want to use it in the first place. Those who are already familiar

Aug 8, 2008

Think your WiFi is secure? Think again.

Upon digging into a network issue that happened the other day I came across some interesting facts about wireless security. Namely one which criticizes WEP (wired equivalent privacy) security which actually originated with

Aug 6, 2008

jQuery Framework First Impressions

Javascript frameworks come in a variety of flavors, they’ll typically encapsulate common practices that web developers frequently use in their sites. With the three dominant mainstream browsers (FF3, IE7, Safari and potentially

Aug 1, 2008

Did you know... Facts about blogging

In my endeavor to become the ultimate blogging guru I came across some facts about just how popular blogging has become. There are Bloggers Choice Awards awards given out to best blogs in

Jul 31, 2008

It's been five months and counting

… since this blog was first made and I’ve finally decided to get my hands dirty with PHP and start my very own WordPress blog. My opinion of WordPress has changed from the

Mar 21, 2008

CSS Management Techniques

Idealy, your stylesheets should be done with modularity in mind.  It is not uncommon to find a stylesheet file with hundreds if not thousands of lines of text which all contain the same

Feb 26, 2008

Bionic Contacts

James bond eat your heart out. A University of Washington researcher has developed a contact lens including circuitry and a matrix of LEDs. They say that this technology is capable of displaying an

Feb 20, 2008

Creating Templates in Visual Studio

It’s important to be off to a good start when working on the web.  Often, I get requests to moch-up a prototype web template that will be passed off to a developer

Feb 17, 2008

AJAX Tips

Some of you may know how to disable ajax updates on the ScriptManager tag directly.. <asp:ScriptManagerID=”ScriptManager1″runat=”server”EnablePartialRendering=”false”/> But did you know that you can also disable

Feb 16, 2008

First Post!

Welcome to the site. I’m just now starting to get back in the swing of things after some time off of work.  One of my goals for this blog is to record