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Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET MVC Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 9780470410950 November 22nd, 2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,616
Posted By retroviz
Impressions so far

First off, congratulations on the book - great to see TBH in another flavour.

I thought I would stick in my two cents and give my impressions so far.

A few people have commented that some MVC...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 August 31st, 2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By retroviz
When you add an image using FCKeditor I think it...

When you add an image using FCKeditor I think it just adds a root qualified url for the image i.e. /Resources/Image1.jpg. This will work fine in a web browser as it will resolve the fully qualified...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 July 29th, 2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By retroviz
As per Lee's post a separate table is certainly...

As per Lee's post a separate table is certainly the way to go.

I wrote a "Resources" provider that integrates with the CMS to allow product documentation downloads (you can see it in action at:...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 July 21st, 2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,302
Posted By retroviz
Hi Ronnie, Have been looking into this...

Hi Ronnie,

Have been looking into this myself. Marco's comment about "designing the datastore to support this type of architecture from the beginning" would certainly be better if starting from...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 July 20th, 2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By retroviz
Hi eyalec, The content displayed on the...

Hi eyalec,

The content displayed on the first page (default.aspx) is controlled using Web Part Zones. Using Web Parts allows you and your site members to customize the layout and appearance of...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 July 20th, 2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By retroviz
Hi Lee, Think you're probably right. The...

Hi Lee,

Think you're probably right. The above only really works when first deploying the site (where view count's/ratings may have been increased/added during testing), which is what I needed it...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 July 5th, 2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By retroviz
Reset Article View Count and Rating

Just thought I would share this.

When developing with the CMS I found I was viewing articles many times and therefore incrementing article view count. Also I may have rated articles during tested....
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 22nd, 2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,068
Posted By retroviz
just found a problem with this when using asp...

just found a problem with this when using asp validation controls. You need to set CausesValidation="False" on your button used to launch the file browser.
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 12th, 2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,977
Posted By retroviz
great. Glad to see you got it working.

great. Glad to see you got it working.
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 11th, 2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,977
Posted By retroviz
can you confirm in Globals.vb you have: ...

can you confirm in Globals.vb you have:

Imports System.Web.Configuration
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Namespace MB.TheBeerHouse
Public NotInheritable Class Globals
Public Shared ReadOnly...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 11th, 2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,977
Posted By retroviz
Hi pedroabs, [InvalidCastException: Unable...

Hi pedroabs,

[InvalidCastException: Unable to cast object of type 'MB.TheBeerHouse.TheBeerHouseSection' to type 'MyTheBeerHouse.MB.TheBeerHouse.TheBeerHouseSection'.]...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 10th, 2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,977
Posted By retroviz
Hi pedroabs, If you have changed your the...

Hi pedroabs,

If you have changed your the root namespace of your application you need to be aware of the impact in doing so. It looks to me like you have not updated all namespace declarations to...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 10th, 2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By retroviz
Hadn't seen this code as have never used the...

Hadn't seen this code as have never used the forum module but yes, this would certainly work for the articles.
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 9th, 2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By retroviz
Hi Nakori, I had also toyed with a similar...

Hi Nakori,

I had also toyed with a similar idea. Displaying a set number of words from your article body would not be the best idea as you are restricting yourself somewhat to always providing a...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 8th, 2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By retroviz
Hi Luis, Yes am after doing something...

Hi Luis,

Yes am after doing something similar myself (although was thinking to get a list of articles by highest rating i.e. most popular). Perhaps the most flexible solution would be to...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 7th, 2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,068
Posted By retroviz
Making full use of the FCKeditor control

In the book Marco makes the decision to disable the file browser built into the FCKeditor control due to the fact that a) you had just created your own fileupload control and b) security reasons.
...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 6th, 2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By retroviz
figured this out myself in the end. Just set a...

figured this out myself in the end. Just set a default value to the web.config setting but overridable by passing a querystring in my RSS Reader control:

i.e:...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 5th, 2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By retroviz
Can see I can set the returned number of items in...

Can see I can set the returned number of items in web.config for all RSS feeds but how can I set up for individual instances of the RSSReader control. I thought about adding a new public property to...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 June 3rd, 2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By retroviz
Hi Luis, This can be achieved quite easily...

Hi Luis,

This can be achieved quite easily using an <asp:panel> control and setting a fixed height and width along with the scroll bars attribute.

Something like:

<asp:Panel ID="panTest"...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 May 27th, 2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,304
Posted By retroviz
If you are after a photo gallery of some kind...

If you are after a photo gallery of some kind with the ability to comments on images and descriptions on albums etc, then you may wish to check out "ASP.net 2.0 Instant Results" by Wrox. One of the...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 May 27th, 2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,210
Posted By retroviz
Hi Kim, I achieve this with CSS: ...

Hi Kim,

I achieve this with CSS:

#header-menu a
{
font-size: 14px;
color: #8a8a8a;
text-decoration: none;
}
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 May 9th, 2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,159
Posted By retroviz
Hi Dartcoach, Personally I would advise...

Hi Dartcoach,

Personally I would advise against using iframes as they are going against many of the principles outlined in the book (and are generally old hat).

If you are using frames as a way...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 April 23rd, 2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 828
Posted By retroviz
Extending the CMS

Just a quick one.

In a couple of weeks I am going to start re-writing my CMS. One of the extensions we be changing the architecture by creating a many-to-many relationship between categories i.e....
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 March 16th, 2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,492
Posted By retroviz
Contact form XML attachments.

Hi,

I am developing a new site for a client that does not use any fixed datastore. This is not a problem as they do not want a CMS as the content will remain fairly static.

They wanted to use a...
Forum: BOOK: ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming Problem Design Solution ISBN: 978-0-7645-8464-0 February 29th, 2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,700
Posted By retroviz
Anything is possible ;) I guess you could...

Anything is possible ;)

I guess you could just extend your user profile to include a field to contain html and then use FCKeditor to allow them to create a page (like with CMS). Would be quite...
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