Category: Standards


Grouping inside dropdown

Grouping inside the dropdown list is normally misunderstood by developers for a long time. The required outcome is shown below: To get an output like this on a dropdown, it is not good to add a new item in the dropdown and then add validations for not selecting that option. The solution to this problem ...


HTML 5: Part 1 – Getting Started

Hola Amigos! Before i work with the elephant in the room; lemme tell you HTML 5 specs aint REC ready (Candidate Recommendation - W3C stage for stamping the spec to be ready for use). If Apple dint care waiting for 802.11g spec to stabilize for use in their products...then why should we.. 😉 ..jsssst kidding ...


Convert ‘\\’ to ‘\’ in c#

This post would sound pretty weird to any c# developer. However, a situation i had been in last week forced me to bring this into notice. I had an XML file in which i had node values like 'Requirements Management\XYZ'. I read the XML using XLinq and the c# string looked like 'Requirements Management\\XYZ'. At ...


SSRS Export to PDF breaking the columns in larger reports

This is a wierd problem, one could face in SSRS. The export to PDF or Word, appears to break the columns in larger reports with 10 or more columns. The main reason being the report size specifications. You can check your report properties to find the report size specifications. Check the screenshot below: Check the ...


jQuery noConflict Tips

Some tips which i feel you need to know before using jQuery library: 1. You can use jQuery instead of $. 2. Predefined alias for jQuery: you can assign jQuery to any variable. With this you can load any versions of jQuery into your site. <!-- load jQuery 1.1.3 --> <script type="text/javascript" src=""></script> <script type="text/javascript" ...


How to enable javascript in various browsers – help file

This is a help reference for those sites, which are javascript critical. You can use this in a page to which you redirect in your javascript disabled scenario. Microsoft Internet Explorer 1. On the Tools dropdown menu, click Internet Options, and then click the Security tab. 2. Click on the earth «Internet» icon, and then ...


jQuery Integration with BlogEngine.Net

Let me make it simple and easy to understand: Step 1 : Load the jquery script file, as below: <script src="/js.axd?path=script/jquery-1.3.2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script> Step 2 : Copy the jquery script to a folder named script inside the theme folder. Step 3 : Register jquery it the site head, as below: <script type="text/javascript"> $j = jQuery.noConflict(); $j(document).ready(function() ...