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OpenID and OAuth using DotNetOpenAuth in ASP.NET MVC

I have an ASP.NET MVC application that I would like to have both public and private features. Typically this is done by implementing an authentication / authorization gateway to gain access to the private features. Previously I

A Rubber Band Selection Highlight Box For The Web

I recently released a web presentation framework that includes a handy highlighting feature. Below is a video of the highlighting feature in action. I also provided a ‘bookmarklet’ that you can save to enable this feature on

An ASP.NET MVC Truck Tracker Application Using Google Maps

In a previous post we built a MySQL database and a data access layer via a repository pattern implemented using Fluent LINQT to NHibernate. We also wired up this repository in our ASP.NET MVC application using Ninject.

Using NHibernate in ASP.NET MVC

This is a continuation of a “truck tracker” sample application that leverages NHibernate as an object relational mapper (ORM). I previously created the entities, defined a repository interface, and implemented the repository using NHibernate. During this blog

Create Natural Gradient Backgrounds For The Web

It is very common to use background colors to add a bit of design flare to a web site. In the ‘80s, sites seemed to be either black & white or designed (I use that term loosely)

A Google Maps Version 3 jQuery Plugin

As more and more devices become GPS capable or location aware, mapping will become more pervasive. This is already happening today. There are a number of mapping solutions that are available. This post will examine how to

Build an RSS Feed Reader with jQuery and jGFeed

I recently updated my home page to include summary of the latest posts for this blog. Here is a screen shot of the summary section: I am using dasBlog as my blog engine and I originally approached

A Simple jQuery Slide Show Plugin

I am working on a project that once again requires a slide show on the page. Previously, I posted on a more complex slide show that was configurable. This time everything is much simpler. I have a

Developing ASP.NET MVC Apps Using Mono

As some of you know may know, the Mono Project allows your .NET Framework applications to run cross platform. Mono’s .NET implementation is based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Infrastructure. It is

Building A Web App – A Scrolling News Region

Note: This post is a continuation of a series of posts on the design and development of a web application for a non-profit organization. Previous Posts: Part 1: Securing Web Presence Part 2: High Level Design Part