Staying Productive: Using App Themes for Global Control Properties

In my last post, Staying Productive: Code Snippets are Your Friend, I showed how I use Code Snippets in Visual Studio to drastically slash the time it takes to build Asp.Net forms. In this article I’ll show how I use App Themes within web applications to set some global properties for Asp.Net controls. You may have noticed in the last article that the Code Snippets leave out some properties for certain controls that usually are…

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Amazon EC2 Free Tier for Mumble is (probably) a bad idea

Amazon Web Services offers a free tier that gives you an EC2 micro instance for free the first year of service, among other things. There are no hidden fees or anything like that and the offer is excellent to get a feel for cloud computing. The problem is that using this free tier for your Mumble or Teamspeak server is most of the time a bad idea. I’ve seen this mentioned several times. Use the…

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4th Google Penguin Update Has Just Knocked Your Door – April 2012

Google’s very first Penguin algorithm was launched on April 24 2012, which was considered to be the biggest leap in the SEO market, and this is mainly because this new Penguin update was designed to take down the Big Spamming fishes of this SEO sea. After every new Penguin update, the Google Algorithm became much more advanced when it comes to hunting down spamming sites! Following is the list of release date of different Google…

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Roy G. Biv : Using Abstract Colors in Design

The visual spectrum of light has made a huge impact in all forms of design this year.  We’re seeing it in the  top companies have their logos created with multiple colors in an abstract way, as well as websites using the rainbow effect in their backgrounds – We’re seeing it just about everywhere else too! Why is it that this trend has been taking the web by storm?  Well lets take a deeper look at…

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Transitioning from SAAS Enterprise to Cloud Computing

When, If Ever, Will SaaS Crack Core, Mission Critical Processes In The Enterprise It’s no secret Software as a Service (SaaS) has generated tremendous excitement among many customers for its apparently transformational adoption model and ownership experience.  Unlike client-server applications, SaaS delivers faster time to value often via a viral buying cycle as well as lower risk deployment.  The early adopter focus has been on small and midsize businesses (SMBs) because SaaS makes it economical to…

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