ASP.NET Popup Calendar Control on gotdotnet

Ricaute Jimenez Sanchez first uploaded RJS.PopCalendarControl to gotdotnet User Samples in September of 2004. Since then, he has published a new version at least once a week, like clockwork, progressively incorporating more and more user suggestions, bug fixes, and features.  The result is a free, customizable ASP.NET popup calendar control that has attracted nearly 8,500 downloads and many rave reviews. Here’s a sampling:…

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An Open Letter to Santa Claus RE: XBox 360

Dear Santa,I have been a good boy this year although it’s pretty hard to prove to you since you’re all the way up at the North Pole, it’s true. I’ve worked and studied hard. I’ve been nice, thought good thoughts, and remained optimistic. I have practiced humility, honesty, and Halo. I even let a friend borrow one of my…

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Running ASP.NET 2.0 UserControls and WebParts in SharePoint

If you’re an ASP.NET or SharePoint developer, SmartPart for SharePoint is an active project out on Gotdotnet Workspaces that is definitely worth a look. Yesterday, Jan Tielens, one of the workspace owners, released Son of SmartPart v1.0. Son of SmartPart (download under Releases) enables you to run ASP.NET 2.0 UserControls and WebParts in SPS 2.0!…

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New MOM Management Pack Community Site

New and notable on Gotdotnet CodeGallery this week, from Blogger Eileen Brown: The MOM product team has launched a code sharing site that can be used for our community to share MPs, Connectors, Reports and Scripts on Gotdotnet.  This is designed to complement – not compete with – other community forums such as myITforum.com and…

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Gotdotnet Emergency Update (The End is Near!)

Since Gotdotnet’s troubled mega-deployment* on November 3, I’ve been trying to lie low and weather the storm of emails, blog posts and comments, phone calls, and forum threads about recurrent caching issues. Perhaps you have experienced them yourself? If so, you have my sincerest apologies and pledge that we are doing everything in our power to…

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Gotdotnet Party…You’re invited!

If you are a Gotdotnet community member and you will be in the Seattle area this Friday, I invite you to join me and the rest of the Gotdotnet team–past and present–to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the first ever .NET Website, which launched on November 15, 2000. Come on down and meet the gurus, goddesses, and codeslingers…

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"Free" Internet for the Masses

Slides from a recent Seattle MindCamp session at which I co-presented my “Libraries Everywhere” concept with Jen Batten, of Speakeasy.net. Slide One (Title Page)Libraries Everywhere          —-Internet for the Masses Slide Two (Problem) Socio-economic disequilibrium, worldwide Rich getting richer, poor poorer Information and access controlled by the elite, perpetuates inequlity Slide Three (Librarians are Hot)They’re also the…

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Tetris .NET on Gotdotnet

Tetris.NET is my pick for Gotdotnet Science Project of the Month: a VB.NET version of the classic game that occupied way too many hours of my misspent youth. What’s old is new again. I wish I had time to contribute to this most worthy cause but I’m way too busy procrastinating in other ways, such as organizing the…

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Live from Seattle MindCamp: Notes ‘n News

Spread across the floor of a cavernous, otherwise unoccupied business park building on the shores of the Duwamish River in the industrial area south of downtown Seattle, MindCamp is awash in twenty- and thirty-something techies, entrepreneurs, bloggers, journalists, and researchers. This event is soooo Seattle: socially- and environmentally conscious, entrepreneurial, horizontally integrated, open, functional, and casual. As previously mentioned, Gotdotnet.com is…

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