Every operating system worth the name has a built-in feature which enables the user to search for files in the file system. Good old Windows 2000 had a search function that worked in a predictable way, so the one in XP should work at least as good as the W2K one, right? Wrong.
Posts during year 2003
There are many ways to sort a table containing tabular data. A common approach is to perform the sort on the server using ASP or something similar, maybe out of routine using the same thought pattern as in ordinary desktop applications. An alternative for web pages is to do it with client-side scripting. The big advantage is of course that all activity takes place on the client side, thus avoiding any unneccessary chatting with the server.
How do Java applets fit into the world of .NET? The short answer is, "they don’t", but it is possible to achieve a similar design using Windows Forms controls. This short guide assumes that you have some previous experience in web development on the Windows platform.
This article actually started as a few tips to friends but expanded a bit on the way. The purpose of writing this is to inspire the transition towards proper usage of web standards and to help anyone get started. Hey, we all have to start somewhere, nothing is easy in the beginning. Well, ok, maybe eating ice cream, but that is beside the point.
Reine is a web developer, urban traveler and ice cream devourer.