Thursday, 18 August 2011

How to compare dates from an Ajax Calendar Extender



Dynamically create and show a jQuery UI dialog from Javascript

If you need to create a jQuery UI Dialog dynamically from javascript, heres how!

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Awesome CSS3 buttons

Here's a link to an awesome CSS3 button

CSS 3 buttons

Monday, 15 August 2011

How to check whether a column exists in a particular database (SQL)

If you need to check for a particular column in SQL server but you don't know which table it is in then it can be found with the following query:

Monday, 8 August 2011

Add "Open with Notepad" to the Context Menu for All Files

Open regedit.exe through the start menu search or run box, and then browse down to the following key:

Right-click on “shell” and choose to create a new key, calling it “Open with Notepad”. Create a new key below that one called “command”. Double-click on the (Default) value in the right-hand pane and enter in the following:

The change should take effect immediately… just right-click on any file and you’ll see the next menu entry.

Monday, 1 August 2011

TargetInvocationException - Object Does Not Match Target Type

If you have a gridview in that is bound to a list of objects that are not all the same type (they are all derivatives of the same base class) you may get an error saying the Object does not match the target type.

This is because the gridview looks at the type of the first item in the grid and expects all other items to be the same type.

There is an easy work around for this which can be achieved by converting all of the columns to template fields so the properties are evaluated separately.