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Using the OWSDateField
As a developer wanting to create a WebPart that needs a date picker everybody will tempted to use SharePoint's date picker. Unless you know how to use it you are going to run into a couple of gotchas. Basically everybody initially stumbles, trying to find a way to get it to display. What you should ideally do to use the OWSDateField is OWSForm frm1 = new OWSForm(); OWSDateField df1 = new OWSDateField(); frm1.Controls.Add(df1); If you are creating an ASP.NET form, you would need to have the following ......

Posted On Friday, December 17, 2004 11:26 AM

Google Deskbar
I am sure most of us are still high from the MSN Deskbar, but here is a little more intoxication. Google has a Deskbar too. Here is the link. They even have an API for writing plug-ins for it, and guess which language you get to write plug-ins in. Its .NET now isn’t that cool ......

Posted On Thursday, December 16, 2004 5:29 AM

Open Source AC3 Codec

Found this today.

It might sort out any errors in playing video files that report the audio code Tag 8192 as missing.

Posted On Wednesday, December 15, 2004 5:19 PM

MSN Search Resources

Brian Paddock has a post on how to install MSN deskbar on Windows 2003, in addition to some usefull tweaks.

Posted On Wednesday, December 15, 2004 4:22 PM

My New Favorite XP App

I found this cool application called Visual Task Tips today.

It shows you a preview of the running app when you hover your mouse over the its task bar entry like on Vista


Posted On Monday, January 8, 2007 3:04 PM

Netcraft June Survey: IIS catching up to Apache
A Netcraft June Survey shows that IIS is catching up to Apache quite well. has the scoop. Excerpt "The number of hostnameson Windows servers grew by 4.5 million, giving Microsoft 29.7% market share, a gain of 4.25% for the month. Apache had a decline of 429K hostnames, and loses 3.5% to 61.25%" Technorati : Apache, IIS, Netcraft ......

Posted On Sunday, June 11, 2006 2:36 PM

Scoble is leaving Microsoft
Niall Kennedy announces that Scoble is leaving Microsoft. Quite a shocker there. But its true. Scoble had a huge impact in changing Microsoft PR at least did a whole lot to get the "word" out there. I wonder who will be filling in his shoes. Technorati : Scoble, leaving, microsoft ......

Posted On Sunday, June 11, 2006 2:03 PM

Alonso dominates Silverstone
The Silverstone GP 2006. Alonso just dominated it. An interesting race, not as controversial as Monacco but interesting nevertheless. I really was expecting a better fight from McLaren though, but like Kimi said the car just wasnt fast enough. Maybe next time. Honda also hadnt improved much since Monacco. The BMWs were looking better, there could be better competition from the in the future. Technorati : 2006, F1, Fernando Alonso, Renault ......

Posted On Sunday, June 11, 2006 1:12 PM

I got mentioned on the Community Server Daily News
I got mentioned in the Community Server Daily News. Cool! I still havent told the world about the site to put it in the 'this site is live category' as I am still working on it. I guess this post will do just that. Theres a bunch of stuff still left to do. And no I am not ditching GWB. I love being a part of the GWB community, but apart from that I do want to market myself and I think a site of my own will help a bit in that. Besides how can I ditch GWB, right now I am king of the hill with the highest ......

Posted On Saturday, June 10, 2006 7:17 AM

WikiHow on How to Survive in the Woods for 3 Days
WikiHow has a length article about surviving in the woods for upto 3 days if you get lost. Check it out: Technorati : Survival, wikihow, woods ......

Posted On Friday, June 9, 2006 4:22 PM

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