Dennis Bottjer | ASP.NET + SharePoint Architect, Trainer & Speaker

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<xhtmlConformance mode="" /> is new to ASP.NET 2.0 and can be added to the Web.Config to specify the XHTML rendering mode for an ASP.NET Application.  Mode can be set to Legacy, Transitional, or Strict.  Using the Legacy mode is not recommended if your site uses AJAX.  I found setting the mode to transitional particularly useful when trying to persuade DotNetNuke 4.x to output XHTML Transitional Compliant Markup.

posted @ Monday, April 30, 2007 8:11 AM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ ASP.NET Tips-n-Tricks ]

New Yahama FZ6

Probably since I was about 15 or 16 I have wanted a motorcycle.  Well I finally gave in and bought a Yahama FZ6.  I got all the safety gear including helmet, gloves, jacket, etc.  I'm signed up to take the motor cycle safety course this next week.  I guess I now know not to go to a motorcycle shop with [royashbrook].  He kind of influenced the purchase a little.  [royashbrook] and [Dave] have had bikes for quite some time.  In fact [Dave]'s tag reads "JaxDug."  Maybe we need to start a .NET Bike Club? Here's some picks of the bike:  

posted @ Monday, April 23, 2007 4:00 AM | Feedback (2) |

JavaScript Compression

More ASP.NET sites are AJAX enable.  This means more client side JavaScript which means heavier bandwidth usage.  This tool eliminates white space, comments, etc from a script which is basically a crude form of compression.A

posted @ Tuesday, April 17, 2007 5:31 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ ASP.NET ]

WPF Views for CAB

Found this project on codeplex.  It strives to add WPF Views to the CAB.  This solution doesn't use crossbow and isn't using interop with WinForms. 

posted @ Thursday, April 12, 2007 4:39 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Architecture C# & .NET Tutorials Smart Client ]

John Spence Self Mastery

If you attended the 2006 Jacksonville, FL CodeCamp you may remember our Keynote speaker Mr. John Spence. He is profession business coach and motivational speaker. I received the following email from him. He is conducting some research and appreciates input from all those willing to participate.

posted @ Tuesday, April 10, 2007 5:52 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Community & Events News & Announcements ]

MVP On April Fools!

On Sunday April 1, 2007 I received the following letter from Microsoft. Needless to say I was so glad they weren't kidding. [;)]

posted @ Tuesday, April 3, 2007 5:44 AM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ ASP.NET Community & Events ]

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