by Matt on 2010/08/20 at 10:07 am
This is particularly useful for forms targeting mobile browsers (such as iPhone or Android, since you can then use the field itself as a label) – or forms where you want to include some “example text” in certain fields. It’s a very clean, intuitive way of improving the usability of any web form.Continue Reading this Article >>
by Matt on 2010/06/24 at 12:50 pm
This article demonstrates the use of a neat bit of jQuery that will automagically make your Vimeo embeds work on an iPhone or iPad.
If you’re a Vimeo user you may have noticed that the service recently added mobile compatibility to their already-respectable list of features. There is a caveat, though. This new mobile compatibility does NOT extend to videos that you embed on your site – only videos that you watch on the Vimeo website. But what if you use Vimeo primarily for embedding videos on your own site, and you want those videos to be watchable on an iPhone or iPad? Vimeos official stance is… add a link. This is *not* ideal.
Fortunately, with a creative bit of jQuery and HTML 5, we can detect mobile browsers and automatically replace Vimeo’s flash player on a webpage with an HTML 5 one when appropriate.Continue Reading this Article >>
by Matt on 2010/01/04 at 10:58 am
This article explains how to send an email that includes an attachment from a web form. This is particularly useful if you need to create a web form that allows users to upload their own file attachments. The examples in this article assume that you already have a form with a FileUpload element in it, named “fuAttachment”. This particular method is especially useful since it does not require you to save any files to the server before sending the email. The posted data is instead handled directly.
You should already by familiar with sending emails from ASP.NET before reading this article.Continue Reading this Article >>
by Matt on 2009/12/13 at 11:57 am
This article covers the various methods of sending an email using C#, either in plain text or HTML.Continue Reading this Article >>