Microsoft Security Interchange

Tuesday, 17 January 2006

Chuck mentions Next Security Summit Coming to a City near you - Adelaide is February 27th at Adelaide Oval!

BoundField DataFormatString problem

Friday, 13 January 2006

Wondering why {0:c} isn’t formatting your number as currency? The solution turns out to be that you need to set the HTMLEncode property to false!

Simple, accessible external links

Friday, 13 January 2006

Russ Weakley shows an example of some clever CSS hacking so that you can always indicate that a hyperlink is “external” (eg. it is leaving the current site).

ProfileView ASP.NET 2.0 Control

Friday, 13 January 2006

Joshua Flanagan’s ProfileView - something that might be useful for my redesign of the ACPS website. I’m hoping the new site will be ready to go live in the next few weeks.

Prefetching web pages

Tuesday, 10 January 2006

Firefox is able to use special hints embedded in web pages to pre-load other web pages that the user is most likely to click on next. Because the next page has already been prefetched it displays almost instantly.

Here’s a good tutorial on creating the Prefetching Hints.