יום שבת, אוקטובר 25, 2008
AJAX and Dates While AJAX in general, and Data-Services in particular becomes more and more in use, you may encounter a problem of sending / receiving dates when you don't usually share the same Time Zone settings. Dates between services When sending dates over soap the date is serialized with the date and it's time zone (The GMT +/- # part which comes straight after the date itself). When consuming a service through .Net application you won't noticeany difference, That's mainly because it is being translated to your local time. What's happens "behind the scene" is that...
יום חמישי, אוקטובר 23, 2008
SRL, the company I work for, for the past two years, is saying goodbye to it's old hours reporting system. The old system, which was developed long before I've started working thereand served SRL employees ever since, will continue serve SRL payroll staff (untill we move all management interfaces to the new system)but all other workers are going to use the new one. Usually this news it's not very exciting, not enough to write about, howeverin this case, I was the one who developed it. It has all started on my first week on...
יום שבת, אוגוסט 2, 2008
AJAX WEB Methods and Daylight Saving Settings
As most of you know, although our computer displayed time moves forwardby an hour on DST period, It's time isn't changing actually, it just moves to it's neighboring time zone.
This is in order not to change the computer UTC so different DST setting on differentcountries won't cause actual time difference between computers.
However, many system administrators doesn't know how to configure correctly the time zone shift and instead they simply setting the clock forward / backwards byone hour.
In an hours reporting system which I've developed I came across a side effect of the...