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How to disable ViewState in web.config

ViewState is enabled by default in ASP.NET projects. If you're not going to use it, you can disable it site-wide in web.config. To do this, enter the following into your web.config file: <pages enableViewState="false"> </pages> If you already have a <pages> tag,  just add enableViewState to the end like this: <pages validateRequest="false" enableViewState="false"> </pages>

By | September 24th, 2009|.NET Development, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to enable MMS in iPhone with 3 mobile

I recently updated my 3G iPhone to use the 3.0 firmware. In doing this I knew that MMS would become available but I'd need to change a few network related settings. This turned out to be a nightmare due to my network not providing any information on how to do this. So if you're with [...]

By | August 3rd, 2009|General Internet, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Validating your Twitter badge HTML

I recently added a Twitter badge to my personal website to show my latest Twitter updates. When I went to validate the HTML through W3C, I received an error saying that a <ul> tag was not closed. This is easy to fix, all you need to do is add some empty <li></li> tags like below: [...]

By | May 8th, 2009|Front end development|0 Comments

Compare plugin for Notepad++

Often when I don't have access to Visual Studio, I use Notepad++ to edit code - particularly HTML and CSS files. Today I found a fantastic plugin called 'Compare' that allows me to compare the differences between two files in Notepad++ without having to use an external program. This can be downloaded here: Download Notepad++ [...]

By | April 22nd, 2009|Front end development, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Preventing spam on Windows Live Messenger

Lately I have been receiving spam from some of my friends through MSN Messenger. These have included links encouraging me to join swingers websites and enlarge the size of some organs. If you're also experiencing this issue, you need to let the friend sending the messages know. It's likely that their account has been comprised [...]

By | April 14th, 2009|General Internet|0 Comments