My readings in 2015 week 17

  1. How to detect devices with WURFL.js.
  2. 3 Things (Almost) No one knows about CSS.  Check if you give correct answers of these 3 questions.
  3. It is good to read this post to know how to code HTML Email Newsletter; previously I used CSS Inliner tool, e.g. PreMailer.Net, to combine CSS file to HTML markup.
  4. This is a good example how to use FireBase with Twilio to get notification with a webpage is changed.
  5. A light slider sample with code using jQuery.
  6. Numbers and Math in ES6.
  7. C# 7 work list of features.
  8. mdo-ular CSS: share 20 basic rules how to write CSS.
  9. CSS positioning; i think it is great to share for CSS beginners as I remembered when I am new to CSS, I would like someone to tell me how CSS positioning works.
  10. Another post to teach you how to use CSS3 flexbox.
  11. Improve JavaScript Performance Analysis Results with User Marks in IE.  I am excited to see what other features new IE Spartan will provide.
  12. Don’t miss if you are a designer to know what new web layout ideas for 2015.
  13. Know what string templates in ES6.
  14. .Net Code Obfuscation using Crypto Obfuscator by LogicNP Software

My readings in 2015 week 16

  1. This post tells you how to prevent an element from being selected and copied with CSS.
  2. Want to test IE on different devices and machines; read this post and try Remote.IE.
  3. It is good to know about how people come up the browser usage statistics.
  4. I needed to research the possibility of TFS and Git integration; and I found this post is very good to give you how TFS can work with Git.
  5. When index don’t help; it mentioned that generally less than 20% data should be returned by the index, otherwise SQL Server may ignore it and do a full scan.
  6. Virtual Reality in the .NET Framework; I am not interested in game programming, so as Virtual Reality.  Just good to mention here for sharing.
  7. I must tell you this website Coursera, partnering with top universities and organizations to provide online free courses.  Don’t wait and go take a look!!
  8. Preventing XSS in ASP.Net, explain in detail and provide sample code for implementation.
  9. CSS Filter: do you use before? it is cool to give effects for your images using CSS, however it’s not supported by IE yet.
  10. Pass multiple values in a parameter for a stored procedure in SQL server.  By the way, you can also pass multiple object-like values in a XML type parameter to a stored procedure as well.  Similar technique.
  11. Wow! you can use .Net pointer in C#.  Is it dangerous or risky?  Read this post and get more details.
  12. A good usage to apply “Using Static” for extension methods.  Read it to know about that.
  13. This post talks about Disposal pattern, which give me a better understandings on how to clean up unmanaged resource.
  14. Good post to explain clearly about DTO vs Value Obejct vs POCO.
  15. Know what “unchecked” keyword is in C#; I used this keyword previsouly when I write a HashCode method.

My readings in 2015 week 15

  1. 10 handy disposable online services.  See how many you konw/use before.
  2. Know more about “Static” keyword in C#.
  3. Calculate permutation using dynamic programming in C#.
  4. BEM 101 from CSS-Tricks.  I know BEM, but haven’t learnt it; it is good to start with 101.
  5. ECMAScript 6: you can get a feature overview what ES6 is.
  6. ES6 iteration with examples.
  7. How to write high performance HTML?  it is a good checklist that your HTML work to follow.  Applies if it is good for your page.
  8. CSS Dig; a chrome extension to analyze CSS in your website.  I would like to give a try to see if it can really help me to understand styles on my web site and how to standardize them.
  9. I spent 2-hours to figure out why session variable created in ASP.Net web service method set to null between calls.  After I read above link (discussion thread), I changed Session Mode in web.config from “SqlServer” to “InProc”; and it works as expected.

My readings in 2015 week 14

  1. Numeric Inputs – A Comparison of Browser Defaults from CSS Tricks.
  2. Problem with for…in and JavaScript Array.
  3. This link shows you c# in a more functional way, it is interesting to have a read.
  4. Simple to use CSS to disable text selection on your webpage.
  5. Handle custom font loading smartly; read this post if you load custom font using @font-face.
  6. Very high level introduction of SQL Server (2012) metadata.  It is good start to get some basic information of SQL Server metadata.
  7. It is good to send email with async method in ASP.Net to give response back to user asap.
  8. Recently I worked on a security module; and need to use cookie; and I found that to make your cookie secure, you need to turn on Secure flag; These 2 posts give you a clear explanation on how secure cookie works and undesired behavior in modern browsers.