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Tricky Dynamic Controls in ASP.NET

A few months ago I ran into a problem at work that forced me to really read up on dynamic controls and VIEWSTATE. Creating Dynamic controls requires a good understanding of the sequence of events when a page is generated in ASP.NET. If you don’t understand what is happening things can get real messy, real […]

Onbeforeunload throwing errors in IE – coding around it in ASP.NET

Some of the most popular questions on any web dev forum are: How do I trap the back button / stop people from clicking back? How do I stop someone from viewing source? How do I stop someone from closing a window/browser? Short answer for all is: you can’t! Especially if you are supporting multiple […]

Ajax Safari Update

The problem I ‘discovered’ in Safari is a recognised (and fixed) bug in Konqueror: Bug 108400 – XMLHttpRequest doesn’t handle document charset

An AJAX Safari…

Playing around with an AJAX project at home. More of a learning project than anything. And I’ve run into a particularly troublesome problem with Apple Safari browser and the XMLHttpRequest object. Ah, the joys of cross-browser development. I cringe whenever I hear that a new browser has come out. The problem comes about when I’m […]