JQuery

Using jQuery to Simulate the <Blink> tag

March 15, 2010 · 2 min read
While this post actually has nothing to do with ASP.NET MVC directly, the only common denominator is that I came up with this technique while working on the platform. To be a true 1:1 copy of the previous website I would be converting to ASP.NET MVC, I had to come up with a way to reintroduce the <blink> tag to XHTML. While you are perfectly able to use <blink> it doesn't actually do any blinking in IE8 or Firefox. To show that properly, jQuery comes to the rescue. The technique is really pretty simple: Define your element with an arbitrary id ...

Upcoming ASP.NET MVC posts

January 20, 2010 · 1 min read
Most of this may or may not be relevant to your situation but after completing development, staging, and most of the production implementation of an ASP.NET MVC site I wanted to share some of what I learned. The majority are one or two-off hacks from someone else's code or a down/upgrade where appropriate, creating a Frankenstein. These won't necessarily be in order I don't think. Homepage - various jQuery plugins & content fetching Content/ structure Elmah Code version: 1.1.11517.2009 Downgraded ELMAH_LogError stored procedure to SQL 2000 ELMAH_ ...