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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.


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.


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 that is very simple and works well. However, It has a few issues which I needed to fix before I could use it.


Search result highlighting and truncation in C#

by John Avis | February 3, 2016

Isn't it nice how search engines show a brief section of content with your search terms highlighted in search results?


Another website project for motoring magazine collectors

by John Avis | February 3, 2016

I'm working on a new website for one of my hobbies – car magazine collecting.


Web and database development and servers should become one system

by John Avis | December 9, 2015

Recently I've been researching and experimenting with alternate methods to various things involving development, particularly database access, and have come to the conclusion that the systems that we have evolved to today are not ideal.


In this day and age why are web and database separate systems?

by John Avis | December 3, 2015

Any website other than a very simple one uses a database these days, right? Well then why is there a separation between web server and database server? Surely there has to be an advantage in integrating these two systems into one?

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