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  • paulschapman @BBCClick Just complained to the BBC about every showing of Click being cancelled for wall to wall olympics! about 847 days ago
  • paulschapman iPlayer says watch Click live - and you get Olympics - 24 channels of sport not enough :( about 847 days ago
  • paulschapman I think the cat just had a heart attack - the Red Arrows flew over! about 849 days ago
  • paulschapman Officially nothing worth watching on syfy now they have gone and cancelled Sanctuary. about 915 days ago

Paul Chapman .Net Musings
Introduction The way I previously created messages to send to the GovTalk service I used the XMLDocument to create the request. While this worked it left a number of problems; not least that for every message a special function would need to created. This is OK for the short term but the biggest cost in any software project is maintenance and this would ......

I needed to get a pop-up window to come up in ASP.Net. Now while JavaScript happily does this (with the alert(); function ASP.Net does not. So I needed to work out how to do it. Another wrinkle in this comes from Ajax. None of the JavaScript code seemed to work when placed in an AJAX page. As I have now been tasked with changing this code and moving ......

For those of you who are Freelance – as I was for well over a decade. 23rd November 2009 sees the first inaugural Freelancers day to the contribution that freelancers, contractors and consultants make to the UK economy. From the website giving more details of the day; Freelance contractors and consultants provide flexible solutions and are working hard ......

How to add a Silverlight application to an Azure project.

How to set up an Azure Site, with a webservice function

Project Sourcecode: NewsMashup In Part I of this series of articles I discussed the database that lies behind the application. Moving from the backend to the client side, it is now time to discuss the code which accesses the database and returns the data to application. I have a standard class I use when accessing databases. The version I am using here ......

If you have had a chance to look at the downloadable videos from MIX 09 (http://videos.visitmix.com... then you will have heard that it will soon be possible to develop Azure hosted applications and have good old Transact SQL as a backend! It was in Nigel Ellis’ session on ‘What's New in Microsoft SQL Data Services’ which gives all the details. ......

Creating a vertical scrollable region in Silverlight

The current Azure CTP has a problem correctly connecting to Web Services. This article details how you can complete one of the Azure Labs to correctly connect to a Web Service.

I have been playing around with Microsoft Azure. I was interested because one of my current development projects has a shoestring budget (read no budget). MS Azure will allow for the hosting costs to increase with the site's success. So it was time to have a go at using Azure's storage functionality to store the data for the site. To this end I downloaded ......

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