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ken spencer October 2011 Entries
MVC 3.0: Ipad access–Button Value Attribute
Another issue I found was the use of the Value attribute on Submit buttons. This is handy because you can change the Value attribute depending on the action and then pick up the button with its Name attribute in a controller method. Enter the ipad safari browser. Apparently this browser does not pickup the value attribute value and put it in the request variables. It just comes to the controller method as empty. The solution was to create a hidden input field and set it. Then pick it up as a parameter ......

Posted On Monday, October 31, 2011 1:22 PM

MVC 3.0: Ipad access–ID vs Name

I have been working for months on converting an ASP classic app to MVC 3. This new version needs to run on FF and Ipad Safari.

one of the things we found was the user of just the Name attribute for controls such as input and so forth. This works fine in IE and some other browsers. But Safari chokes on this. The solution is to make the Name and the ID the same and then all the browsers are happy.

Posted On Monday, October 31, 2011 1:19 PM

Windows Azure: AppFabric sdk 1.5
When you download the samples for this sdk, they are going to be read only as they are coming from the web. Windows 7 is pretty smart about this and automatically marks them read only, then VS 2010 picks that up and warns you Then when you try to run the sample, if the sample tries to read the config files it will most likely throw an exception. The solution I found was to use Windows Explorer and mark all sample folders as read write. Make sure VS is closed when you do this. Then open VS and boom, ......

Posted On Monday, October 31, 2011 1:16 PM

CLR Sprocs Deployment
Today I was working on hooking up some CLR sprocs in SQL Server. My friend Greg Low (SolidQ Australia) pointed out that even vb clr sprocs are case sensitive. I loaded an assembly like so: CREATE ASSEMBLY AuditingSPROCS from 'C:\Development\AuditingSPR... WITH PERMISSION_SET = SAFE Now for the fun. I had to tweak this a bit. The items in [] below are the namespace and class name. That is followed by a . and the sproc name: CREATE PROCEDURE SelectReportsAll AS EXTERNAL NAME AuditingSPROCS .[Auditing.StoredProcedures... ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 25, 2011 6:06 PM


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Posted On Tuesday, October 25, 2011 5:41 PM

SolidQ BI Center of Excellence
I am really proud to be part of the SolidQ BI Center of Excellence and work with Carl and others on the team. Check out the press release on Carl and the COE. In the future there will lots more info I am blogging about that the COE uncovers. Expect to see lots of stuff continue here on MVC, SL, WPF and Windows Azure. Ken ......

Posted On Thursday, October 20, 2011 9:52 AM

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