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Early in my consulting career I got the opportunity to lead a small product development project for a new client. I was excited and arrived at my clients office to have the kick off meeting with the partner in charge. We grabbed a cup of coffee and sat down to discuss the project. She only asked one … Continue reading Why Sprint 1 should be all about surprises
Intranet owners must realize that users appreciate substance over flash. While the system might be great to look at, this can wear thin very quickly. Flash will result in an initial spike in system use, but the majority of these are going to be "one-night stands". If you want long term success, your intranet must have more than a pretty face.
If you do not want to display the comma in the Infragistcs WebNumberic Edit control. //WebNumericEdit control will use a comma to seperate number groups //This will prevent 1234567 being displayed as 1,234,567 //Requires: using System.Globalization; NumberFormatInfo numInfo = new NumberFormatInfo(); numInfo.NumberGroupSeparator = ""; this.txt_Pfizer_id.NumberFormat = numInfo;
In order to avoid WEAK typing ( i.e. e.Row.Cells ) I have written a helper method to return the index of an Infragistics UltraWebGrid column based upon its caption text. This is probably best explained via an example: In this scenario a row in my SOLVENT search results has been clicked. I want to load … Continue reading UltraWebGrid helper to find a column index based on the caption
LLBLGen Pro ships with its own DataSource controls: LLBLGenProDataSource for selfservicing LLBLGenProDataSource2 for adapter. These also are located in the SD.LLBLGen.Pro.ORMSupportClasses dll for .NET 2.0 and you have to add them to the toolbox first. This can be done manually by right-clicking the toolbox when a webform is open in the editor (HTML or design … Continue reading How to … Set up LLBLgen Databinding in Visual Studio
Situation: We need to ensure that the code produced by the Sharepoint ‘Edit Image’ control ensures that the code generated is XHTML 1.0 compliant and in line with W3C accessibility conditions. In particulare we need to ensure that an ALT text is provided and style controls are disabled. Complication: Standard sharePoint web parts contains Layout … Continue reading How to customise the ‘EDIT IMAGE PROPERTIES’ in SharePoint 2007 to ensure accessibility
Currently working in a role where I'm supporting the XHTML integration of static designs into Sharepoint 2007 via .Net user controls. The project aspires to produce XHTML 1.1 Strict compliant code that adheres to WCAG AAA accessibility guidelines. Unfortunatley the good folks at Microsoft have not co-operated and we are therefore working to overload, hack … Continue reading Sharepoint 2007 is not XHTML compliant or Accessible