MSDN Subscriber Giveaway Form is Closed

September 26, 2010

MSDN Subscriber Giveaway Form is Closed   The registration form for the MSDN Ultimate Subscribers giveaways is closed. As I wrote in the previous post I will choose the new owners of the subscriptions after the form will be closed and the names are: Adiel Sharabi Eli Shalom Thanks for all the participants who filled the form and didn’t get the giveaways. I hope that even so you will continue and contribute to the development community. CodeProject
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MSDN Subscribers Giveaways Reminder

September 22, 2010

MSDN Subscribers Giveaways Reminder In a previous post I wrote about two MSDN subscribers which I’m going to give away. As I wrote I’m giving this valuable gift to people in the Israeli development community that will be committed to volunteering at least 100 hours to develop open source projects during the following year.   This post is only a reminder that on the 26 of September (in four days) the applying form will be closed.  Terms of participating: You need to be an Israeli (because if you will be selected I’ll be able to give you the subscriber personally). You...

Adding Tasks and Jumplists to Pinned Sites in IE9

Adding Tasks and Jumplists to Pinned Sites in IE9 In a previous post I explained what is site pinning and how you can pin a site to Windows 7 taskbar. In this post I’m going to explain how to add tasks and jumplists to the pinned site from the previous post example. Adding Tasks to a Pinned Site When we pin a site to the Windows 7 taskbar we can include tasks to operate on the pinned site. With this feature you can add tasks for common behavior of your site. For example, in a...
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IE9 Site Pinning

September 19, 2010

IE9 Site Pinning One of the new features that will come with IE9 is the pinned sites ability. In this post I’m going to explain what is site pinning and show an example for how to do this stuff. If you want to read about this new feature in Hebrew you can read my Newsgeek article. Site Pinning IE9 Beta was released last week with a lot of browser improvements and features. One of the new features it includes is site pinning. In this feature we can drag a tab from the browser and pin it...
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Quick Tip – Disable/Enable Button by Textbox Client Event using jQuery

September 16, 2010

Quick Tip – Disable/Enable Button by Textbox Client Event using jQuery I find myself often with a need to disable/enable a button according to client events that occur on web pages. Today I helped to implement this behavior again so I thought it will be nice to share the code I used. In this example I’m disabling/enabling a button according to whether a textbox holds some text. I’m using jQuery to make the code simple. Pay attention that this solution can be implemented for other events also. The Code $(document).ready(function () { $('#txtAgentName').blur(function () { ...
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IE9 Beta is Out

September 15, 2010

IE9 Beta is Out Internet Explorer 9 beta was released a few minutes ago. If you want to try it out you can go to this link and download it.  IE9 is going to include a lot of changes in compare to the previous versions of IE. The main issues and changes that it includes are in performance (new Javascript engine called Chakra for example), in standards compatibility (CSS3, HTML5 ECMAScrpit 5 and more) and of course a new clean UI.  Here is a screen shot of the new IE9 beta which include very minimal and clean UI and...
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How to Enable Client Side Validation in ASP.NET MVC 2

September 14, 2010

How to Enable Client Side Validation in ASP.NET MVC 2 Last night I was teaching MVC framework as part of an ASP.NET course. One of the things that I showed the students was how to use data annotations for server side validation. I got a question about how to enable client side validation in MVC 2 and decided to write about it in a post. So here it goes… MVC Server Side Validation In MVC 1 we didn’t have client side validation out of the box. In order to achieve validation we needed to use one...

MSDN Ultimate Subscriber Giveaways

September 12, 2010

MSDN Ultimate Subscriber Giveaways A few days ago I got three MSDN subscribers for MSDN Ultimate to give away as I see fit. The subscriptions allow their owner to download and own full featured versions of Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, as well as most of Microsoft software. The retail value of such subscriber is approximately $12,000. Also, the subscriptions are valid for one year of use.  So I thought to myself how do I intend to give away such a valuable gift? do I intend to give it in a session I...

Back to Basic – ASP.NET Runtime Impersonation

September 7, 2010

Back to Basic – ASP.NET Runtime Impersonation Today I got a question from one of the developers at my main customer. The question was how to move an uploaded file from an ASP.NET server to a file server on the network. The answer is of course by impersonating. In this post I’ll explain how you can make ASP.NET impersonation and in more details how to make runtime impersonation. Impersonation in ASP.NET When we are doing I/O operations, the operation system makes security checks to understand if the user is authorized to do the operation. The same...
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Recommended Post – Black Jack Using Scrum

September 3, 2010

Recommended Post - Black Jack Using Scrum Yesterday, Shai Raiten, a colleague and a friend of mine, published a very original and funny post that describes a custom strategy of wining in “Black Jack” game based on Scrum Methodology. If you didn't read the post I'm recommending you to do so. Here is the link for the post - "Black Jack Using Scrum – Winner Winner Chicken Dinner". Enjoy!
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