Playing Chicken With Common Sense

Here's a common scenario for ASP.NET developers.  You have an ASP.NET server-side control and you want to use a jQuery selector to target it and make a client-side change to it. A very simple way to do this is to use the following notation: $('[id$=divId]').tooltip({ position: "center right" ... [More]
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By storing KPIs in Analysis Services, the KPIs become reusable by SharePoint, PerformancePoint, Excel, and custom code.  This article demonstrates a few examples for managing KPIs within Analysis Services. Required References: 1: using System; 2: using System.IO; ... [More]
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Now that we have covered programmatically managing KPIs within Analysis Services, let’s look at pulling KPIs into a dataset. I am using this dataset in a datagrid and Telerik grid to display a KPI List.  This grid is then used within PerformancePoint and filtered by organization and desired t... [More]
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I have worked with Microsoft PerformancePoint Server 2007 since it was in Beta, and with all the functionality it provides, every client has asked for at least one custom control.  And since most of the data used within PerformancePoint is in Analysis Services, it becomes imperative that progra... [More]
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SubForum is an open source discussion forum using the ASP.NET MVC framework.  However, we are going to use the 960 Grid System to develop the interface.  The 960 Grid System is basically web design for 1024×768 display.  Word is 800×600 is dead and 960 pixels is the new go... [More]
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I have not updated my code to the latest Castle Windsor.  I am still using the the previous version.  With it you can setup your .config files to be parsed automatically and stored for you.  All you have to do is setup an interface and initialize a class.  From that point on if y... [More]
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I read this post by Mikesdotnetting a few days ago when I was trying to implement a Tag Cloud for our open source forum project SubForum. Although it was a good post and got me started on how to do it, I found it a bit complex for what I needed. One of the complications that I saw was obviously the ... [More]
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A few months back I wrote a web service that generates lottery numbers for the Texas Lottery.  The concept is that the numbers are not truly random; otherwise, there would be a uniform spread for the numbers.  Also, some numbers are hot numbers and you are more likely to pick a winner usin... [More]
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see the live demo at portaltoolbox.net Me and my good friend Adnan Ahmad have created an open source project on codeplex called subforum.net.  Subforum.net is an ASP.NET MVC discussion forum.  We want it to be unique and different from other discussion forums but still maintain the ideals... [More]
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UI design is truly an art and source code is poetry.  This quote comes from Emperor Chi-Long during the Qing Dynasty.  Because, as you know the Chinese invented computers over 400 years ago.  They always do everything first as you know.  In Chi-Long’s book “The Art of... [More]
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