By StrangeWork.com: As most of you know I am in the process of starting my own Web Development Company in New Jersey. Starting a company takes a lot of work, but of course I knew this going into it. Business is great and we are starting to grow! I’ve decided to shift focus on my […]
By StrangeWork.com: Last week the popular feed aggregator FriendFeed launched their new API. The new API makes it easy for anyone to create custom applications to interact with FriendFeed. Below is a script I wrote in ASP to post an image and link to your feed stream using XMLHTTP. I’ve included the complete script for […]
By StrangeWork.com: On February 28th, 2008 Pownce released version 2.0 of their API. The major update in this new version is the ability to post messages, links, files, events and even replies via the API directly to a Ponwce.com account. Below is an ASP script I wrote to update your Pownce profile automatically through the […]
By StrangeWork.com: Yesterday I received my new book from SitePoint.com, The ASP.NET 2.0 Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks. After skimming through my new read I must say, SitePoint can write some amazing books! I love how each section is prefaced with a question: “How do I read data from my database?” “How do […]
By StrangeWork.com: I’ve been using my search engine optimization skills on a few different sites recently. The Democrats for Monmouth County website is my current challenge. One of the main challenges I faced was converting the old ugly links over to the new SEO friendly links without losing placement in the search results. Link conversion […]
Here is a simple script I wrote in classic ASP to update your Twitter status via the Twitter API. This script handles basic HTTP authentication to validate your Twitter account and URL Encoding to send over friendly status updates.
ISAPI Rewrite is a powerful URL manipulation engine based on regular expressions. It acts mostly like Apache’s mod_Rewrite, but is designed specifically for Microsoft’s Internet Information Server (IIS). ISAPI_Rewrite is an ISAPI filter written in pure C/C++ so it is extremely fast. ISAPI_Rewrite gives you the freedom to go beyond the standard URL schemes and […]
So you’re using Classic ASP and you want to incorporate some AJAX into your scripts? No problem! The below example shows how easily it is to include a username availability check on your site using classic ASP and AJAX. The below example checks the username after each key is pressed rather than when the form […]
So I’m back from training and using my new ASP.NET skills already! Take a look at our Designer Handbag store dPetruzzi.com. Notice at the bottom of the screen there is a footer bar that allows you to enter your email address. Well there it is! My first “live” ASP.NET app. It’s fairly simple, but the […]
I’m going to an ASP.NET training course starting on Monday. The course is Developing Microsoft ASP.NET Web Applications Using Visual Studio .NET. I’m extremely excited about going to training. It’s been too long and I need to really start focusing on ASP.NET development in future projects.