ASP.NET

Implementing CSS from MVC Controller

Implementing CSS from MVC Controller

Sometimes your CSS needs to come from a database.  Ever wonder how to minify that return value.  This article is about returning dynamic CSS from an MVC controller and minifying it on the way out.

Install IIS on Windows 10 - Its that easy

Install IIS on Windows 10 - Its that easy

Using the control panel in Windows 10, you can easily install IIS so that your local desktop can be a webserver to serve content to every one.  This is part 1 in a series to describe how to publish a website to the internet.

Knockout Custom Binding Handler - Hidden Input

Knockout Custom Binding Handler - Hidden Input
This function allows you to add change events to a Knockout Hidden Element

Custom Drop Down Box - Javascript

Custom Drop Down Box - Javascript
This creates a custom dropdown box that you can style anyway you like.  It is a simple experiment to see what is possible.  This uses the ul and li HTML elements to create the Drop Down

Custom Modal - Javascript

Custom Modal - Javascript
This JavaScript implementation of the modal dialog allows you to show a modal dialog using Ajax with a wait timer and pass in a save Callback so that your popup is simply a view in the project and does not require custom code for each AJAX call.  The openModal Method will provide the interaction with the underlying JavaScript code.

Spell Check in a Web Service

Spell Check in a Web Service

Have you ever needed to preform a spell check operation from a web server? Here is an implementation that uses Micorsoft Word on a web server as opposed to Word needing to be installed on the client.

Turning a Data Page into RSS - LINQ Data Source

Turning a Data Page into RSS - LINQ Data Source

Taking a page that uses a linw Data Source and exposing it as an RSS feed can allow you to reach new audiences. RSS allows users to subscribe to content in other applications and view updated information. This tutorial will show you haw to use a LINQ data source and expose an RSS feed using the same page that displays the data to the normal web browser.