December 2005 - Posts

AJAX without the Postbacks

posted 24 December 2005 11:48 by Derek Lakin :: 0 Comments
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Note to self: if you're trying to do asynchronous calls in an AJAX way don't use an <input /> element of any type as the trigger for an action as they cause a postback, which defeats the object. Read More

KoL's VistaXP Theme Pulled

This isn't (and won't) be my normal fare on this blog, but I feel that Microsoft have really got it wrong on this subject. First of all what's happened? Francisco Javier Ocasio Gotay (aka KoL) is one of the best and well-known artists in the theming Read More

Virgin Galactic Space Port

Virgin Galactic and the State of New Mexico have announced an agreement to build a 27 square mile $200 million space port in the southern part of the state. How awesome is that!? A huge great space port from which tourists will be able to visit space Read More

Added Flare for FeedBurner Subscribers

FeedBurner recently announced FeedFlare, a new service for FeedBurner users: FeedFlare is initially launching today with seven simple options, including: most popular tags for this item via del.icio.us tag this item at del.icio.us Technorati Read More

IconBuffet Free Delivery

If you have installed one of the Express editions of Visual Studio and signed up for the registration benefits then you may already be aware of IconBuffet as they have provided a large number of free icons. In addition to this they are now offering Read More

Adwords A-Go-Go

Recent analysis of the visitor stats for my blog (using Google's Analytics service has indicated that I have significantly higher traffic from search engine hits than I have from persistent readers, which is quite disappointing in some respects as it Read More