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Chris Walsh January 2009 Entries
JQuery and IETester
I've had a tip off to check two killer apps. First is JQuery. It was plugged to me as the new mootools! Completly supporting older browsers, it's on-site samples and documentation are ment to be excellent. It is also compatible with Google's JTools. Second is IETester. Useful if you need to test your sites on multiple IE versions and their equivilent JavaScript engines. It is a "free WebBrowser that allows you to have the rendering and javascript engines of IE8 beta 2, IE7 IE 6 and IE5.5 on Vista ......

Posted On Thursday, January 29, 2009 1:03 PM

Microsoft's covert means to rid the world of Classic ASP
I swear that Microsoft are trying to force developers to move their sites from Classic ASP to ASP.NET. Not that I have anything against ASP.NET - I like it and I like Classic ASP less. But in reality, many sites work perfectly well in Classic ASP and don't need converting - even if a budget was available (which there usually isn't!) OK. Many of us are aware of the dropping of friendly colours from VS2008 for .ASP. This was reintroduced in SP1 after the development community kicked up a huge fuss. ......

Posted On Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:58 PM

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