Posts for August, 2007

Accessing the contents of a URL through C#

Here’s a quick code snippet for accessing the contents of a url through C#. It’s nice and straight forward. You just need to use the HttpWebRequest and HttpWebResponse System.Net classes to request the url and then a StreamReader to grab the text from the response’s stream. The code should look something like this: HttpWebRequest request […]
Published in .NET on Sunday, August 19th, 2007

Extreme nesting experiment in IE and Firefox

On the ever interesting topic of curiosity over good sense, I had an interesting discussion about how far you can nest HTML tables in different browsers. The person I was talking to had noticed that at a certain point the tables just stopped displaying when they tried to take their web rendering to an extreme […]
Published in Web development on Saturday, August 4th, 2007

Helephant.com to PixelOrigami back to Helephant.com

So I tried out the PixelOrigami thing for a while but I just didn’t like it as much as my helephant.com domain. I decided a while back that the inactivity of my personal blog meant that it was really time to shut it down. So I’ve decided to make helephant.com my webdev website and leave […]
Published in Programming on Saturday, August 4th, 2007