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Protecting your blog or contact form

Introduction Spamming is the abuse of electronic messaging systems to indiscriminately send unsolicited bulk messages. While the most widely recognized form of spam is e-mail spam, the term is applied to similar abuses in other media. There are blogging engines/CMS's out there that have built-in functionality...

jQuery just got faster

There surely isn't a web developer who hasn't heard of jQuery.  jQuery is Javascript library that simplifies effects, events and Ajax interactions. Today jQuery 1.1.3 just got 800% faster and it's only 20kb.  This release see's a number of bug fixes and handful of enhancements. At the time of...

Gradient effect with Web Controls

Applying a different background colour to each textbox or a web control that supports the background attribute can give you an area to play with that can "jazz" up a form/page. Reference the following namespace using System.Collections.Generic; Code below protected void Page_Load(object sender,...

Scrubs new season airs tonight

My Mirror Image Tonight at 9pm on E4 saw the 1st episode of season 6. The staff at Sacred Heart return for a sixth season, and JD is still reeling from the news that he is going to be a father. Meanwhile, Dr Cox - while...

Popup Posts – Some good reading

Some interesting posts have appeared in the last couple of days which deserve a read Phil Haack 10 Developers For The Price Of One  Please nominate subtext for a sourceforge community choice award Steve...

Creating your first subtext skin Part 1

Introduction Subtext Reference skin links: Phil Haack - Mile High Overview Of Subtext Skinning. Welcome to my first article discussing the creation of a skin within the .NET blogging engine subtext. If you have downloaded and installed subtext you will have noticed that it comes with several pre-defined skins. ...

Some Classics, Some Odd

Everyone has favourite sites which they check daily to see what's going on in the world.  I subscribe to a number of blogs mostly nothing to do with work and this week there have been some absolute classics and some very odd: German man programs...

Not something you see everyday

Being lucky and being within some views of the river Forth it's not every day that the Forth Rail Bridge hides.