Religious: Life comes at you too fast...
So you all know my current situation. As mentioned before it’s bleak… it’s grave… and it’s God-filled. I’m currently at a place that I don’t need to seek God out. He’s right here. I know I probably shouldn’t be this open on my blog (at least most people don’t do this), but when I get like this… uhm… in situation like this (if anything is like this), I have to express myself… If I offended you yesterday…. GOOD! You probably needed to hear it. I spoke with my best friend Dave Balzer and he told me it was a good...
Politics: How did this happen to my mom?
So you all know that my mom’s life hangs in the balance and I’m still asking about prayers. So how did we get here…
[You may or may not care, but I do… and when I’m going through stuff have to communicate. It’s what I do… I’m a natural blogger. It wouldn’t matter if I was tech blogging or not… I have to write.]
My dad worked 30+ years for J&L Steel in Lousiville, Ohio. Like us programmers they kept adding to what he did (and then changed his title). He was a maintenance guy. I don’t know what all he started...
Prayer... greatly desired...
Hello everyone who is subscribed to my personal feed. I just wanted to let you all know about something that is going on with me right now, and to solicit your prayers (if you are a praying sort of person).
I was at an after church pot luck at about 2:10 today when I got a call from my dad. He and my mom are snowbirds here (they spend 6 months out of the year in Florida and 6 months in Ohio). He told me that mom had gone into cardiac arrest and that she was being taken to a local hospital. My 58 year old mother...
Why does it do this?!!?
I love VS 2005. But does anyone else run into this. You're working along and all of a sudden you think your box is frozen solid??? When you hit task manager, VS 2005 has locked and is grabbing 90% of the CPU and the devenv process is eating memory like there's no tomorrow (if you let it sit and wait it will eventually eat all memory on the meachine and crash the OS... at least I let it do this once). It seems to be refactoring related. I can see why some people say VS 2005 is buggy. (BTW, this...
XSLT for the Uninitiated Part 1: Beginning Xpath
Why an XSLT Tutorial?I have had a couple conversations with fellow programmers recently. I was surprised to learn about their lack of knowedge in the area XSLT. As a result I have decided to put together a few posts (I don’t know how many I’ll need to cover the material). I will primarily be focusing on the XSLT 1.0 standard (but maybe we’ll do some exploring after this series).
You may be wondering what’s so cool about XSLT. Well, I have used it as an AJAX technology that do some speedy reporting with filtering and sorting. I have used it to...
What Muppet Personality do you have
Just saw this over at Geoff's Blog and I had to try it myself... I was pleased with the result!
You Are Animal
A complete lunatic, you're operating on 100% animal instincts.You thrive on uncontrolled energy, and you're downright scary.But you sure can beat a good drum."Kill! Kill!"
The Muppet Personality Test
A Response to DonXML's "XLINQ XML Literals... Classic ASP Spaghetti Hell? "
[I started this as a comment on Don's blog and decided it was getting too lengthy for a comment]
[Let me switch on my Religion Degree Hat... Unnhhh... Ok... I think it's on... do you see the light?? No... Nuts... Ahhh... the switch... bzzzt!]
AMEN!!!!!!!!! In the past this type of post would have gotten my dander up a little, but (in case you haven't noticed), my first project over at ASPSOFT is a C# one. I still am somewhat passionate about VB, but mainly because I recognize it as the entrance to professional programming. As Phil Haack said we need to...
This post will show you how to create a simple unbound GridView with Edit, Update, Cancel, and Add capabilities. I need this post for my own memory. Maybe it will help you, too. Here's my simple ASP.NET Gridview's HTML (using templated columns):
<asp:GridView ID="gvMyGrid" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="False" ShowFooter="True" OnRowCommand="gvMyGrid_RowCommand" OnRowUpdating="gvMyGrid_RowUpdating" OnRowEditing="gvMyGrid_RowEditing" OnRowCancelingEdit="gvMyGrid_RowCancelingEdit"> <Columns> <asp:TemplateField ShowHeader="False"> <EditItemTemplate> <asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton1" runat="server" CausesValidation="True" CommandName="Update" Text="Update"></asp:LinkButton> <asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton2" runat="server" CausesValidation="False" CommandName="Cancel" Text="Cancel"></asp:LinkButton> </EditItemTemplate> <ItemTemplate> <asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton1" runat="server" CausesValidation="False" CommandName="Edit" Text="Edit"></asp:LinkButton> </ItemTemplate> <FooterTemplate> <asp:LinkButton ID="linkAdd" runat="server" CommandName="ADD">Add</asp:LinkButton> </FooterTemplate> </asp:TemplateField> <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="SomeID" SortExpression="SomeID"> <EditItemTemplate> <asp:Label ID="lblSomeID" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("SomeID") %>'></asp:Label> </EditItemTemplate> <ItemTemplate> <asp:Label ID="lblSomeID" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("SomeID") %>'></asp:Label> ...
Coding without Socks!
[UPDATE: I fixed the formatting on this post. I'm using the Firefox Deepest Sender plugin to write posts... I need to work with a bit more... sorry]So I have begun my first week at ASPSOFT. I work from home in case you didn't catch that from my previous posts on the subject (yes, I'm rubbing it in). I have yet to put on shoes and socks while working which is really cool. I know it would have been more glamorous (??) to call this post "Coding wearing Underwear" or "Coding Naked", but neither have been the case thus far and...