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January 2010 Entries

Converting An Enter Key Press Into A Tab Key Press For Web Forms

How many times have you been filling out an online form and halfway through filling in your responses you accidentally press the Enter key which then attempts to submit the form? This can be a common problem when the online form is wired up to have a "submit” button be the default form button on a page. The most complete solution to this issue is having your submit process be able to handle all scenarios of submission (incomplete, invalid, etc). If you are looking for a quick (partial) fix though, ......

Work Is Like A Box Of Chocolates

Aside from the facts that I’m blatantly ripping off borrowing from the movie Forrest Gump and also straying away from my usual technical content, I had a notion this morning that I felt like I needed to explain. In case you missed a tweet of mine from earlier today, here it was. http://twitter.com/BrianTJa... Now you might be saying to yourself “I know exactly what he means” or “I don't know what the heck he means”. Never fear, that’s why I’m here to explain. First things first, ......

How I Blog

After my last post about goals for 2010 when I realized it has been over 6 months since I started blogging, I began to think about my blogging process and how it has changed over that time. I’ve made quite a few changes and upgrades to various portions of my blogging process over that time. Here’s a quick overview of where I’m at now as well as some tips for those of you thinking about starting up a blog but not knowing where to start. Tools Live Writer – Based on various buzz from other bloggers ......

Goals for 2010

Updated 2010/1/6 – added Android Development In the past few days I’ve been catching up on various blogs and ran across a few listing goals for 2010 (notably Matt Nowack and Jeremiah Peschka.) As in years past I’ve made goals for myself, but this year I’d like to formalize them and revisit this at the conclusion of this year to see how well my grit and determination stood up. Similar to Jeremiah I have a PDP (personal development plan) that contains work related goals I work towards and update throughout ......