July 21, 2011
There is a lot of discussion going on in the web development world around how to best support mobile devices.
May 23, 2011
ASP.NET MVC 3 introduces a new way of declaring HTML5 attributes with Html Helpers. The trick is to use underscores in place of the dashes. For Example:
May 10, 2011
I’ve been using with Scott Hanselman’s CustomMobileViewEngine from his post A Better ASP.NET MVC Mobile Device Capabilities ViewEngine along with jQuery Mobile (for mobile templates) and 51degrees.mobi (for accurate mobile browser detection) to build ASP.NET MVC sites that output nice mobile-friendly templates. The techniques that Scott talks about in his post have been working really well.
April 1, 2011
I really enjoy solving puzzles. That’s probably what drove me to becoming a software developer. So I was thrilled to learn that Facebook has a series of programming puzzles. Once you solve a puzzle, you email your code to Facebook and they email you back your results. What follows are the steps that I took to get my computer setup, solve my first puzzle, and submit it to Facebook for testing. It’s important to note that while I primarily work in the .NET world, the Facebook Puzzle bot doesn’t do .NET. This gave the opportunity choose a new language to learn from their list of supported languages (I chose Ruby).
March 3, 2011
Recently I needed to build a Facebook Share style application that gave me more control over the content that was posted on a users Facebook wall. Implementing this as a Facebook Application also allowed me to do some custom processing when the user completed the share process.