Monthly Archives: February 2008

Jack and the (subversion controlled) Beanstalk

As a developer, have you ever wanted to banish your fears of hard disk failure and stupid mistakes in one easy step? Did you ever consider that using a hosted version control system could do just that? It’s long been … Continue reading

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7 essential planning tips when developing your application on Facebook Platform

Once you have come up with a great idea for a Facebook application, seeing an idea all the way through its implementation can be a tricky business. Once you’ve figured out how the application is supposed to work, your design … Continue reading

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Be strict with your FBML for Facebook notifications

UPDATE: Facebook have completely discontinued support for notifications. The Facebook platform can be a very restrictive mistress at times. The documentation for sending notifications states: “The notification parameter is a very stripped-down set of FBML which allows only tags that … Continue reading

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A cross-browser Windows Media Player component for ASP.NET 2.0

ASP.NET 2.0 is a very powerful, extensible web framework. Its component model allows for very efficient re-use of code and user interface designs. As Microsoft created the entire framework, you might reasonably expect the default ‘Toolbox’ to offer you a … Continue reading

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