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Scott Kuhl Warning: I may have no idea what I am talking about! July 2006 Entries
Cloud Control for ASP.NET

This cloud control displays a list of hyperlinks in varying styles depending on a weight. This is similar to tag clouds in or flickr.

Posted On Tuesday, July 25, 2006 4:21 PM

Microsoft Expression Graphic Design Tutorials

Here is a handful of tutorials to get you started with Microsoft's new tool.

Does anyone know of any good books, articles or sites where I can learn web graphic design with Gimp or Paint Shop Pro Studio (it's the last version Jasc made)?

Posted On Monday, July 24, 2006 4:52 PM

7 Steps of Agile System Analysis Process

While software system analysis is a complex and hard activity, people use it many years, so there should be some patterns and guides. There are a lot of books, some of them very good, most of them almost useless for agile developers, since based on solid Requirements Definition Phase with The Spec in the end.

Posted On Monday, July 24, 2006 4:46 PM

Common Table Expressions (CTE) in SQL Server 2005

Common Table Expressions, or CTE, are a new construct introduced in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 that offer a more readable form of the derived table that can be declared once and referenced multiple times in a query. Moreover, CTEs can be recursively defined, allowing a recursive entity to be enumerated without the need for recursive stored procedures. In this article we'll examine the benefits, uses, and syntax of both recursive and non-recursive CTEs. Read on to learn more!

Posted On Wednesday, July 19, 2006 4:05 PM

Get free stuff for Web design

Web developers can find many free resources, although some are freer than others. If you design a Web site or Web application, whether static or with all the dynamic Ajax goodness you can conjure up, you might find resources to lighten your load and spice up your content. From free icons to Web layouts and templates to on-line Web page tools, this article demonstrates that a Web architect can also get help these days at little or no cost.

Posted On Tuesday, July 18, 2006 3:57 PM

Asynchronous Web Parts

The most common inefficiency in a typical portal site occurs when multiple Web Parts simultaneously make network requests for data. Each request, whether to a Web service or a remote database, ends up adding to the overall time it takes to process the page even though the requests are typically independent of each other and could conceivably be issued in parallel.

Posted On Saturday, July 1, 2006 1:18 PM

Keep Sites Running Smoothly By Avoiding These 10 Common ASP.NET Pitfalls

Here are 10 of the pitfalls that litter the path to releasing your production ASP.NET applications, and what you can do to avoid them.

Posted On Saturday, July 1, 2006 1:06 PM

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