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Snowboarding Holiday – Where?

Well it's getting to that time of year where it's booking time for our primary snowboarding holiday.  Pamporovo, Bulgaria and Balkin Holidays are staying well out of the picture so we're looking at some other resorts France - Les Deux Alpes ...

Busy, busy, busy

Subtext I have a to-do list that's getting bigger by the day.  I have had several emails asking when Part 2 of "Creating your first subtext skin" will be going live.  It's coming, I promise. Hopefully next week I'll be happy with it and send it to...

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. ...