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July 8, 2014

New Website Launch – SpeechWorks

By |2018-04-01T02:02:23+00:00July 8th, 2014|Categories: Clients, Web Design|

I'm proud to announce the launch of a new website for SpeechWorks LLC of Oconomowoc, WI. SpeechWorks is run by Jann Fujimoto, a certified speech-language pathologist and the owner of SpeechWorks LLC. SpeechWorks provides convenient speech-language therapy services in your Lake Country area home, pre-school or daycare. They offer speech therapy related treatment, evaluation, screening, and [...]

May 8, 2014

New Website Launch – Friends of Lake Wingra

By |2018-04-01T02:01:52+00:00May 8th, 2014|Categories: Clients, Web Design|

It was a priviledge to create a website for an organization like Friends of Lake Wingra. FOLW has a common interest in perserving and improving the health of the Madison Lake. They came together in 1998 and have been improving the lake through projects and community awareness ever since. I appreciated the opportunity to create a [...]

April 24, 2014

MVC Model Binding with an Ajax Form Submit

By |2014-04-24T16:19:52+00:00April 24th, 2014|Categories: C#, MVC|Tags: , , , , |

You may come across a time where you would like to submit a form using Ajax, and still want to preserve the useful model binding of MVC. Normally when you submit a form using a standard submit (non async), the MVC framework will automatically take care of pulling your values out of your form and populating [...]

January 24, 2014

C# String extension method to escape characters for regular expressions (regex)

By |2014-01-24T07:43:31+00:00January 24th, 2014|Categories: C#, Handy Tools/Utilities|

I needed a way to escape special regex characters in a string. These characters include the following: ".", "$", "^", "{", "[", "(", "|", ")", "*", "+", "?", "\\" . This list was obtained from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/4edbef7e(v=vs.110).aspx Here is a small string extension method that will accomplish this: Edit*- 1/24/13 - I didn't realize there was a built in [...]

Visual SVN Context Menu is Missing – Fix

By |2018-03-05T22:35:39+00:00January 14th, 2014|Categories: Handy Tools/Utilities, Misc. Fixes|

I use VisualSVN at work and I love it! It saves clicks and times when developing with Visual Studio and SVN. Recently my SVN context menu seemingly went missing from Visual Studio, causing me a bunch of confusion. (Menu pictured below was not appearing when right clicking a file in my solution)   Fix: To see [...]

December 23, 2013

Aspect Oriented Programming

By |2013-12-23T13:39:33+00:00December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

Recently I read AOP in .NET and gave a short presentation about it to some colleagues. This was a topic that was relatively new to me, but I already can see how it would be beneficial to almost any application. Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) involves using "Aspects" to address cross-cutting concerns in your application and reduce [...]

October 15, 2013

New Website Launch – American Medical Laboratories

By |2013-10-15T21:36:39+00:00October 15th, 2013|Categories: Clients, Web Design|Tags: , |

Based right in Madison, WI, American Medical Laboratories (AML) offers a wide variety of important health and wellness blood chemistry tests at an affordable cost. In addition, each month they offer additional savings on selected tests. American Medical Laboratories works in conjunction with American Community Medical Center to provide healthcare and lab screening to those who [...]

August 3, 2013

7 Basic Tips for WordPress Security

By |2018-08-08T18:36:58+00:00August 3rd, 2013|Categories: Web Hosting, Wordpress|Tags: , |

Introduction With WordPress becoming the prominent blogging and website building engine on the market, it's no wonder that its security is a concern. Everyone from stay at home moms to software engineers are using this platform to quickly create sites and publish articles and stories. But when you are the major platform, then you're going to [...]

July 13, 2013

Copying IMAP Folders and Messages to a New Mail Server

By |2018-03-05T22:36:39+00:00July 13th, 2013|Categories: Clients, Handy Tools/Utilities, Web Hosting|Tags: |

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to move all your client's IMAP folders and messages over to a new server, it might prove to be trickier than you think. At least for me it was. I must of been Googling the wrong thing, but I was not seeing many straight forward solutions [...]

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