Sunday, 28 July 2013

How can you map a set of old urls to new urls using the IIS Url Rewrite module?

This article takes you through a simple scenario for when you want to map a specific set of website urls to a new set of urls. If you are restructuring your site this is the place to start.

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Did you know you can rename email subjects in all versions of Outlook?

Did you know that you can rename the subject line of emails that you have received while they are still sat in your inbox? Read on to find out how!

Friday, 27 July 2012

SOLVED: “An error was encountered” in WSAT (Website Admin Tool)

If you’re seeing a cryptic error when you try to add users via the built in WSAT tool that says “An error was encountered. Please return to the previous page and try again.” then this article will probably help you get to the bottom of it.

Thursday, 19 July 2012

A straightforward method to detecting RSS and Atom feeds in websites with HtmlAgilityPack

Let's create a tool that will be able to query any website and detect if they provide feeds in one of the common syndication formats. By using HtmlAgilityPack we can apply screen scraping techniques and examine the meta tags to see what alternative formats are available.

Monday, 27 June 2011

SOLVED: JavaScript error .reset is not a function

Read this article if you are trying to call reset() on a <form> DOM element but you're getting an error stating .reset is not a function.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

SOLVED: Visual Studio inserts a text snippet instead of an EntityDataSource

I had finally gotten around to following the tutorials for an introduction to Entity Framework 4 and when got to the stage that required me to insert an EntityDataSource I hit a stumbling block: The EntityDataSource was being inserted as a long text snippet instead. Read on for a simple fix to this issue.

Friday, 3 June 2011

SOLVED: Firebug Inspect Element Keyboard Shortcut Clash

If you want to use the Ctrl-Shift-C shortcut to Inspect Element in Firebug but you also have the Web Developer plugin installed then read on to to find out how to stop them clashing!

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Did I help? Gauge if your articles are solving real world problems with Google Analytics and jQuery

Its is easy to keep churning out articles and watch your hit count steadily increase but how do you know if you've really helped a developer solve a real world problem? In this article we explore how to create a client-side solution using Google Analytics and jQuery to track if the visitors problem has been solved.