I had a client ask a question this week, and I thought the question and answer deserved a blog post. The client is getting ready to start a new WebDev project and was asking me about "style templates" and how to view the available ones and chose one for his new project. That turns out, … Continue reading Skins, Palette, WebDev Styles, CSS styles, Templates – What are they?
In a recent project, I found an "issue" with the upload control. When you press the button to upload, it does not send the value of controls to the server. Let's look at the General Tab of the direction for a normal button. See the option for Send the value of controls to the server. … Continue reading Upload Controls Doesn’t send the value of controls to the server…
One of the new features in v22 is Icon Fonts. First what does that mean? You will notice a lot of modern sites are going to clean and simple designs with graphics for buttons, etc. being flat and simple (ala window metro). Prior to v22 we had to create those icons as graphics. In fact … Continue reading Using Icon Fonts in v22
It didn't take long for one of the new features of v22 to save us enough development time to pay for the cost of the upgrade. We ran into a need this weekend to create a "lite" version of a website for some users. The website normally looks like this: All three of those "boxes" … Continue reading One feature of the v22 Upgrade just paid for the upgrade!
Today we will cover creating RESTful Web Services with WebDev v21. Its is very easy to create SOAP (WDSL) style Web Services with WebDev, but creating RESTful (HTTP GET) style services is a bit more difficult. The good news is v22 will include the ability to create RESTful Web Services, the same way that we can … Continue reading Creating RESTful Web Services with WebDev v21
Recently I have been working on a web site that has dedicated pages for mobile phone, so it seems a good time to go over a few tips and tricks that come in handy with mobile development. We will be looking at a quick comparison of the “desktop” website and comparing that to the “mobile” … Continue reading Mobile Web Development Tips & Tricks
Working on integrating with Amazon S3 services today, which uses a RESTful API. So far the hardest part is generating the login credentials. Amazon does this quite a bit different than most services. Instead of just sending an API Key and Token, you use several pieces of information, including the actual REST URL you are … Continue reading Getting UTC Time in ISO 8601 Format