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Website Hosting

Moving to the cloud - web hosting options for Classic ASP and ASP.NET

by John Avis | September 15, 2016

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.


Website Hosting

How Arvixe set up their Windows shared and VPS hosting servers

by John Avis | September 9, 2016

This post is not meant to be a review of Arvixe, it is to describe the unusual way that Arvixe configure their shared and VPS Windows servers.


HTML/CSS

Full width HTML5 video without preserving the aspect ratio

by John Avis | August 10, 2016

I recently needed to show a video on a web page that needed to take the full width of the container (in this case, the full screen width) but keep a consistent height.


Bootstrap ASP.NET Web Forms

Bootstrap checkbox-inline and radio-inline with ASP.NET CheckBoxList and RadioButtonList controls

by John Avis | June 20, 2016

Although you can easily create inline checkboxes and radio buttons using ASP.NET CheckBoxes and RadioButtons using Bootstrap's checkbox-inline and radio-inline classes, it's not so easy with ASP.NET CheckBoxList and RadioButtonList controls.


web+db

Further refining the Web+DB concept

by John Avis | June 17, 2016

I'm not ready to give up on this concept.


ASP.NET Web Forms

Page.Title is blank in MasterPage after setting in ASPX page

by John Avis | June 8, 2016

I came across an issue where I was setting Page.Title in my ASPX page's Page_Load event, but it was appearing blank when I was attempting to retrieve the value in the MasterPage's Page_PreRender event.


Classic ASP

Classic ASP class constructors with parameters

by John Avis | June 8, 2016

Although probably no one cares about Classic ASP, except those who still need to support it, I was refreshing my memory today on how to use classes in Classic ASP and found a couple of options for simulating constructors with parameters.


General

I hope Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) fail

by John Avis | May 23, 2016

It's not often I wish such bad fortune on a new innovation but I am wishing Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) dies a quick death.


General

Web developers: Don't feel too bad if your websites have a few bugs

by John Avis | March 21, 2016

I know there are bugs in most (all?) of the websites I have developed, and I feel bad when I find a bug and wonder how long it's been there. But no matter how many bugs there are in your code, there's probably a worse website... Yahoo!


Jquery/Javascript Responsive Web Design

Simple jQuery Plugin To Create Pinterest Style Grid Layout

by John Avis | March 9, 2016

When I was looking for an alternative to Masonry to produce a responsive Pinterest style grid that was a lot simpler and lighter weight I came across this jQuery plugin on www.jqueryscript.net that is very simple and works well. However, It has a few issues which I needed to fix before I could use it.

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...mostly about web development and programming, with a little bit of anything else related to the Internet, computers and technology.

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