Tag Archives: Web Tech

Why I still build and test against IE

We are all thankful now that IE is on its last iteration. Spartan, from I have seen, renders a lot like FireFox. However, most of the corporate environments I have seen still use IE, and are 2 to 4 versions … Continue reading

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What is the easiest way to detect an iPhone?

Request.UserAgent.Contains(“iPhone”) returns true if the client is using their iPhone. First time I saw that, I had a few hundred lightbulbs pop on over my head. It was blinding. Dev Notes: Use “px” for font size. “div” and any block … Continue reading

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What should go into those pesky "alt" attributes?

Since the launch of HTML 3.0 we have been seeing this IMG tag attribute called ALT. Now with XHTML, it is a manditory field. However bad information is constantly being put into it. The alt field is there for ADA … Continue reading

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How to have your application POST to a web page.

First thing that I hear is why would I POST rather than GET. Post send the information back on the HTTP POST stream. Get sends the information back on the URL. I can actually mimic a webbrowser’s submit with POST. … Continue reading

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Here is a good list of MS compatible SSL and X.509 Certificate issuers.

AOL (http://www.aol.com)A-Trust (http://www.a-trust.at/)Arge Daten (http://www.signatur.rtr.at/de/providers/providers/argedaten.html)AS Sertifitseerimiskeskuse (http://www.sk.ee)Asociacion Nacional del Notariado Mexicano (http://www.notariadomexicano.org.mx/)Austria Telekom-Control Commission (http://www.signatur.rtr.at/)Autoridade Certificadora Raiz Brasileira (http://www.icpbrasil.gov.br/)Autoridad de Certificacion FirmaprofesionalBaltimore (http://www.baltimore.com/)Belgacom E-Trust (http://www.e-trust.be/)CC Signet (http://www.signet.pl/)CAMERFIRMA (http://www.camerfirma.com/)Certic├ímara S.A. (http://www.certicamara.com/)Certisign (http://www.certisign.com.br/)CertPlus (http://www.certplus.com/)Comodo Group (http://www.comodogroup.com/)ComSign (http://www.comsign.co.il/)Deutsche Telekom (http://www.telekom.de/)DST (http://www.digsigtrust.com/)Entrust (http://www.entrust.com/certificate_services/index.htm)eSign (http://www.esign.com.au/)EUnet … Continue reading

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How to produce a podcast

Very simple… It is an RSS 2.0 feed with one or more MP3 attachments. http://audiofeeds.org/tutorial.php

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Securing your site

We know that the simplest way to secure your site is with a security certificate from Verisign or GoDaddy, but how do you do it? can you make your own certificates? Here is the simplest set of instructions that I … Continue reading

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