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David Madden Mastering the craft one mountain at a time. April 2012 Entries
Question to ponder
Instead of using MeadCo ScriptX, which using ActiveX technology, is there a way to control client side printing without having to pop up the dialog box and hope the user keeps the correct settings to print checks? I do not want to have use MeadCo's Neptune, which did not test perfectly. The reason for this functionality is that the checks need to be controlled as to only printing one and controlling printing of the same check should something go wrong with the print. I had thought about using JQuery ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:38 PM

One way to have Telerik RadGridView control show blank value for a null value in DateTime column
For whatever reason of which the Fates may only know, we experienced a difference in pulling data manually as a list of objects than we did in pulling a list of objects from an entity framework. The current work around to get an empty value in the null datetime field was to do the following in the RadGridView's CellFormatting event. We are using RadControls for Winforms 2011 Q1.Oddly enough, as mentioned above, pulling the data as a list of objects from an entity framework does not have to have this ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:23 PM

Adding JavaScript to your code dependent upon conditions
You might be in an environment where you code is source controlled and where you might have build options to different environments. I recently encountered this where the same code, built on different configurations, would have the website at a different URL. If you are working with ASP.NET as I am you will have to do something a bit crazy but worth while. If someone has a more efficient solution please share. Here is what I came up with to make sure the client side script was placed into the HEAD ......

Posted On Friday, April 6, 2012 8:24 AM

Google Analytics
My first post. Working with Google Analytics (GA). What an incredible tool this is for those that are wanting to know about their site traffic. GA allows the user to drill down to the screen size of any mobile sources that came in contact with his site. The user is even able to know region demographics of visitors and the types of browsers and languages being used. This is a great tool to help determine your target audience and what direction of growth one may be needing to take.GA has Real-Time ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 4, 2012 1:49 PM

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