Thursday, June 16, 2011

How To Maintain Page Scroll On Postback in ASP.NET

There is nothing more annoying to your visitors than making a selection from a drop down list, then being surprised when the page jumps back to the top when it refreshes. This leaves them disoriented and disrupts the flow of concentration while they fill out your silly form.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

SQL Tip: How to Select All Table Names in a Specific Database

The method provided below will give a listing all tables in a specific database and works in Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 and up. Try it by creating a new query in Query Designer or SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Installing a LAMP Server on Ubuntu 10.10 - Maverick Meerkat

A LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) Server, is an open source web application development platform that utilizes Linux as its base operating system (OS), Apache as its Web Application Server, MySQL as the relational database server and management system; and PHP as the object-oriented scripting language to write the application code and display HTML.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

C# How To Encode or Decode a String to Base64 UTF-8

This example uses the .NET Framework 4 Encoding Class to Base64 Encode and Decode a supplied sting in your C# Application. The example syntax can be used in any ASP.Net or Win32 program.In addition to the UTF-8 example I've supplied below, the framework also supports methods for encoding/decoding ASCIIEncoding, UnicodeEncoding, UTF32Encoding, UTF7Encoding and UTF8Encoding. 

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Black Hat SEO Companies in Raleigh, NC? ... Really?

Black Hat SEO Companies in Raleigh, NC? - Part One

So first of all I want to wish you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year! Let's hope 2010 is more of a blessing than 2009 was! I thought I'd start the New Year with a post on Black Hat SEO techniques and how to spot it. This way when you spend money on improving you website rankings on google and other search engines, you can be confident that you are not getting scammed! Are there Black Hat SEO scam firms in Raleigh? Well, let's just say I'm not going to make a whole lot of friends with these next 2 posts but hey, it's business, nothing personal!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Our Disposable Society

Thesis Statement

Although open trade with the Peoples Republic of China has provided better access to products at lower prices from wholesalers, the Unites States trade deficit with China impacts the US economy as a whole and is a large part of the current economic crisis.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Search Engine Tricks at the Top

I started researching facts for this article tonight when I stumbled upon the Associated Press (AP) website. Lo and behold, I see the article I had been planning to write! OK, sort of. My article was leaning toward a slightly different context but had the same premise. So rather than recreate the wheel, I thought I'd just bring out the important stuff and point you all to the meat and potatoes over at the AP site.