Managing Screen Updates When Loading UI Controls Using Ajax

I came across an interesting problem recently while working on www.cocktailsrus.com. I was adding a new rating system allowing members to rate cocktails on a scale of 1-5. I wanted to do something that was accessible, but also visually appealing and appropriate, so that this: could easily and accessibly be converted into this: The answer, […]
Read More ›

Retrieving Data with a JavaScript MVC Framework

This is part of series of posts on building reliable, testable Ajax-enabled applications using a JavaScript MVC framework. In my first post, I discussed why this was a key technology and set up my initial server-side resources in an ASP.NET MVC application. The second post created the test framework for the application, using QUnit for […]
Read More ›

Dynamically Accessing Large Resource Files in XAML at Runtime

WPF provides ResourceDictionaries as a convenient way of adding resources like Styles to your application to be accessed when needed. However, if a non-executable resource gets very large and/or is used infrequently, resource files are a better choice than ResourceDictionairies. With WPF applications you can incorporate any non-executable resources (including data files, images, audio, and […]
Read More ›

Backwards Compatible CSS3 with Modernizr

In a recent post, I talked about Learning Tree’s new HTML5 class and why you should be using HTML5 right now. I illustrated the post with an example of how you can get older browsers to display HTML5 elements in a reasonable manner, even if they don’t officially support them. The result was a workable […]
Read More ›

HTML5 Training Course At Learning Tree

I’m in Reston this week, attending our new HTML5 class. The author, Andrew Andrews III is also teaching it this week, and it’s a lot of fun. Andrew’s the Technical Editor on my jQuery course so I know him pretty well – and I’ve been looking forward to the class for a while. What is […]
Read More ›

Type to search blog.learningtree.com

Do you mean "" ?

Sorry, no results were found for your query.

Please check your spelling and try your search again.