• .NET Mobile

    There’s a Tool for That: 13 Essential Tools for the Ninja Web Developer

    When I am not hacking code, I can usually be found tinkering with cars.  I have been working on cars for a long time, and have acquired quite a collection of tools along the way.  It’s safe to say I love tools much to my fiancée’s dismay. =)   In this blog I highlight a few tools I find useful for web development, and best of all, almost all of them are completely free! General Tools Fiddler Fiddler is one of the best HTTP debugging tools available today. It can be used any time you want to capture all HTTP traffic between your computer, and...
  • .NET Mobile

    Another Awesome VS11 Feature - WAI-ARIA Support

    Taking a Step Back – What is Accessibility? Accessibility is always  a large concern when creating applications. Whether these are meant for the web, desktop machines, or even mobile devices, accessibility is a huge factor. I have often run into scenarios where developers are not even aware of accessibility concerns, or decide to leave it as one of those “oh, I’ll get to it later” tasks on their TODO list. Some of you might even be asking yourself what accessibility actually is. Well, when I talk about accessibility I’m referring to the ability for your application to function for people with...
  • .NET Mobile Web Kendo UI

    Hello jQuery

    This is the first section in the ongoing course HTML5 Development For ASP.NET Developers. This module will covers the very basic information that you will need to know about jQuery and how to use it inside of Visual Studio / Internet Explorer. There are some good tips on...
  • .NET Mobile Web Kendo UI

    HTML5 Development For ASP.NET Developers

    This week I diverted all available memory from my Mac to my Windows 7 Virtual Machine. I opened up Visual Studio, fired up Camtasia and let the cameras roll. Today marks the first in a long series of posts and screencasts that will eventually...
  • .NET Mobile

    The Present and Future of Using JSON in WebForms

    JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is the way to handle data on the client these days. It really is the cat’s pajamas. Almost all the client-side widgets or libraries that you’ll be working with will most likely be utilizing JSON, and sending large chunks of data over the wire as JSON as opposed to other bulky forms of data can lead to some dramatic performance increase across any application. I often come across individuals not sure of what JSON is, or how they can use it today, and I wanted to address this issue in a blog post. Of course I...