Convert a JSON string into a C# object

There could be scenarios in our project wherein we consume a service which returns back a JSON message. These JSON message is infact a stringified version of an object and are recognized as a simple string format by our server side. Decoding them gets difficult at the first shot. But C# itself has got a ...


Generate JSON string output in C#

This is one of the most widely used and very useful script that you could use in your web services/ WCF services/ Handlers or any place wherein you require a JSON string to be passed to the client/ consumer. We make use of the Serialize method in JavaScriptSerializer class in C# under the following namespace: ...


Dialogs in SharePoint 2010 – Part 1

Most of us SharePoint developers when posed with a question of showing content in a popup, we tend to make use of window.open() and window.showModalDialog(). Many of us forget about the fact that SharePoint 2010 itself has modal dialog to perform this operation. In this part we will see how to setup a modal popup ...


SharePoint Re-Deployment Bat File

A simple bat file that you can use for redeploying your WSPs: Copy the following text in a notepad and Save As 'Deployment.bat' stsadm -o retractsolution -name "ProjectA.Deployment.wsp" -immediate -url "http://localhost:2000/" stsadm -o execadmsvcjobs stsadm -o deletesolution -name "ProjectA.Deployment.wsp" stsadm -o addsolution -filename "D:\ProjectA.Deployment.wsp" stsadm -o deploysolution -name "ProjectA.Deployment.wsp" -immediate -allowgacdeployment -url "http://localhost:2000/" -force stsadm ...


Selecting a complex jQuery selector present in a page

Most of time, the moment we see a complex ID like 'ctl00_m_g_f368f5ab_d679_4436_a6da_938c6bfcd60a_ctl00_SearchCheckBox' we faint... 😉 And what we end up is start finding some parent which has an ID or see if there is a css class defined for this control. Targeting a control using its parent is good and performance-wise effective. However, using a ...


Solve Flickering jQuery accordion issue in MOSS 2007

MOSS 2007 for the simple reason of missing a DOCTYPE can screw up the smoothness of animations created through jQuery. One of my situations didn't allow me to add DOCTYPE to my master and my clients ended up seeing flickering animation of the accordion. Seriously that was irritating. Being an ardent admirer and an evangelist ...


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