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Scott Spradlin Developer Community Enthusiast April 2008 Entries
Debugging Half-Installed-AJAX on SharePoint
You've been there. "It works on my box!" Our new SharePoint web parts don't work in production! This project called for a suite of data entry grids inside custom SharePoint web parts. The customer already owned Infragistics' NetAdvantage for ASP.NET so I used their UltraWebGrid. Very slick and easy to deploy with your custom web parts. The primary feature they wanted was the cool Excel-like cut-n-paste functionality but that wasn't working in our production environment. At the beginning of the project, ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 22, 2008 11:06 AM

Cosmic Blogging Time
So there I was, thinking about a new blog post, pondering someone else's blog post I'd just read, installing Windows Live Writer so I can post better blog posts, and it just hit me. Wham! Of all the people I know, if the universe could have back the total number of hours spent on blogging alone, just imagine the possibilities. Plus, add in the time for all the people that I DON'T know who blog. Wow. Then, I started to enumerate (list) the alternative actions that would be more beneficial to the cosmos. ......

Posted On Monday, April 21, 2008 6:21 PM

So after the User Group Management Summit was over, a bunch of us also attended ALT.NET. It's a free conference by developers held in the Open Spaces format. I never would have believed how successful that format actually is unless I experienced it myself. I was pretty impressed and enjoyed several of the sessions I was able to attend. Touched bases with tons of friends, and even met some new ones. I especially enjoyed Scott Hanselman's session "Are we innovating or just porting?" Check out my buddy ......

Posted On Sunday, April 20, 2008 3:18 PM

Broadband on my HTC Mogul Phone!
As you know from previous posts, I'm currently using Sprint's version of the HTC Mogul called the PPC6800 running Windows Mobile 6.0. Up to now, the broadband speed has been pretty decent. About 1/2 DSL speeds or better. The other day HTC announced the upgrade to EVDO Rev A -- the true DSL speed network. I reflashed my firmware pretty smoothly and the upgrade went well. Did I get double speed downloads? Well, it seems snappier, quicker connects, overall a little faster but not 2X. I just now did ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 15, 2008 1:06 AM

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