Posts for August, 2008
Anonymous functions are functions that are dynamically declared at runtime. They're called anonymous functions because they aren't given a name in the same way as normal functions.
I just downloaded VS2008 SP1. I just have to wonder what they’re patching that takes 831MB. The installed parts on my harddrive is only 700MB and surely they’re not making me download all the help, bitmaps and tools again? :) At least they have fast servers. :)
Published in .NET on Friday, August 15th, 2008
Use custom attributes to take the tedious work out of creating server control properties that persist to ViewState. Declare a normal property and use an Attribute to tag it for storage to ViewState. See how to use reflection to see which properties need to be persisted.
Published in Server controls on Wednesday, August 13th, 2008
My favourite new webdev tool of the moment is IETester. You can use it to test pages in IE5.5, IE6, IE7 and IE8 all on the same machine without messing around with your main installed version of IE. I was pretty amazed when I saw it because I’d always believed that it was a bit […]
Published in Browsers, Tools on Thursday, August 7th, 2008