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eBay and PayPal

Getting annoyed with sellers taking advantage of eBay's multiple variations listing option

by John Avis | June 19, 2015

It's been a while since I posted one of my rants about eBay but there has been something annoying me for some time now. eBay have a feature where sellers can list multiple variations of an item, each with a different price.


ASP.NET Web Forms Jquery/Javascript

Navigate away protection for ASP.NET Web Forms

by John Avis | May 20, 2015

I have wanted to add protection from vavigating away from some of my web forms but most of the solutions I have seen do not work well with ASP.NET with it's many possible ways of posting back and AJAX using Update Panels.


ASP.NET Web Forms

My latest project: Ghost Tour Bookings

by John Avis | April 4, 2015

My latest web project is Ghost Tour Bookings, a website where ghost tours are advertised and people can make enquiries or book the tour.


ASP.NET Web Forms

Can't change the Visible property of a control in ASP.NET Web Forms?

by John Avis | March 23, 2015

If you come across a problem where you set the Visible property of an ASP.NET control to true in a code behind file, but even when you debug it still shows the value as being false then the problem is most likely to be that the control is inside another control such as a Panel or PlaceHolder that has its Visible property set to false.


ASP.NET Web Forms

UpdatePanel in incomplete state after using browser's back button

by John Avis | January 27, 2015

I recently experienced an issue with an ASP.NET Web Forms page with various UpdatePanels. The page has two DropDownLists, the selection of one results in populating of possible values in the other, and the selection of the other results in enabling of a Button. Then if the Button is clicked the user is redirected to another website, based on their selection.


ASP.NET Web Forms Web Development

Things you need to know when programming in ASP.NET Web Forms

by John Avis | January 21, 2015

Web forms makes it really easy to create a simple website, but it is also really difficult to crate a complicated website. These are some of the things you will need to know sooner or later.


Web Development

Top 6 things you need to know when programming for the web

by John Avis | January 20, 2015

Over fifteen years of developing for the web, I've learned some lessons the hard way. There are some things they don't teach you in books and tutorials.


Website Hosting

Review of popular ASP.NET shared web hosting plans

by John Avis | January 16, 2015

Looking for an inexpensive web hosting company for a ASP.NET (or Classic ASP) website? I have experience with five of the most popular hosting company's shared hosting plans: Hostek, Arvixe, SmarterASP, ASPnix and RDO Servers.


Cool Websites

Review of freelancer.com contests

by John Avis | November 5, 2014

After my bad experience with fiverr.com I decided to try my luck with freelancer.com. Freelancer.com offer a contest service where you create a project and open it up for people to submit their concepts or designs. Then you can award a winner.


Cool Websites

Review of fiverr.com

by John Avis | October 29, 2014

I was really excited when I first found fiverr.com. Here was a site where you could get almost anything done for $5 (US).

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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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