SOLVED: JavaScript error .reset is not a function

Posted on: Monday, 27 June 2011 22:55

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.

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

Posted on: Wednesday, 8 June 2011 11:23

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.

SOLVED: Firebug Inspect Element Keyboard Shortcut Clash

Posted on: Friday, 3 June 2011 22:05

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!

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

Posted on: Saturday, 9 April 2011 11:36

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.

Tracking scroll depth to reveal content engagement in Google Analytics async snippet

Posted on: Wednesday, 6 April 2011 06:00

This article investigates a way to track content engagement on your site. By monitoring how far down the page a visitor to your site travels and then recording the data in Google Analytics you can discover how many of your visitors are reading your content all the way to the end.

My Website Design Doesn't Look The Same In All Browsers!

Posted on: Tuesday, 5 April 2011 22:36

“I created a website but now when I look at it in different browsers there are display glitches! What can I do?”

This is a common issue that developers face. Web browsers have a long history of having their own interpretations of standards compliance and they also have different defaults such as font sizes and margins. If you find that your website is not looking the same in all of the major browsers then this guide will help you figure which steps you need to take to fix it.

How to automatically track events with Google Analytics async snippet and jQuery

Posted on: Thursday, 17 March 2011 22:39

This article examines a way to use a feature of Google Analytics called Event Tracking. By using jQuery and the Google Analytics JavaScript API we will automatically track events on your site not seen by a standard analytics installation.