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By John Avis · April 28, 2017
Back in the 1980s and early 1990s I considered myself a bit of an expert at the MS-DOS command line interface and knew all the commands and all of the options for each command.
By John Avis · April 13, 2017
In response to a request, I have made some improvements to the modified version of Mediademon's Simple jQuery Plugin To Create Pinterest Style Grid Layout - Pinterest Grid.
By John Avis · April 12, 2017
Tagged: ASP.NET Web Forms
If you have an ASP.NET Web Forms page with multiple UpdatePanels and multiple UpdateProgress controls, sometimes you may want one or more UpdateProgress controls associated with a specific UpdatePanel, and one or more UpdateProgress controls that have no association with an UpdatePanel so are shown when any UpdatePanel is updated.
By John Avis · March 28, 2017
I still haven't given up on my belief that there is a place for a new programming language/environment where your application database logic are in a single system.
By John Avis · March 21, 2017
Tagged: Classic ASP
I recently needed to change a clientâ€™s website to send emails using Amazon SES and encountered a few issues.
By John Avis · December 22, 2016
If you use Bootstrap 4 cards and apply one of the outline classes to add some colour you will find the header and footer are still grey, which doesn't look right.
By John Avis · November 29, 2016
Do you ever find that images don't load for any of the ads in Gumtree?
By John Avis · September 29, 2016
Tagged: Website Hosting
What is WDIMPFS? A server with Windows, a DNS server, IIS, a Mail server, a control Panel of some sort, an FTP server and SQL Server.
By John Avis · September 21, 2016
Tagged: Web Development
This posts stems from my own curiosity. Itâ€™s a question not a statement. Iâ€™ve been developing in ASP.NET for many years and I like it. Iâ€™ve dabbled a bit in PHP and there are some things I like and some I donâ€™t like, but maybe I havenâ€™t immersed myself in it enough to know whatâ€™s great about itâ€¦
By John Avis · September 15, 2016
Tagged: Website Hosting
Lately I've been looking at options for hosting various Classic ASP and ASP.NET websites that I am responsible for. Some are hosted on VPS and some are on shared hosting plans with various providers. I'm looking at Microsoft Azure Pack hosting from Gearhost, Everleap and Applied Innovations.