I present a small sample web application that illustrates how to use iTextSharp to create a PDF document using data derived from a MySQL datasource. Specific workarounds for GoDaddy hosting are implemented.
On this site, I have a page that discusses some of the problems that I encountered while getting a website up and running on GoDaddy servers. Specifically, I had to re-compile some open-source projects to allow them to work in an environment with Partially Trusted Callers. I have added some step-by-step instructions on how to… Continue reading Compiling iTextSharp for use on GoDaddy
Every Wednesday, our boss takes us out to lunch. Like all geeks do, we started talking about some pretty fanciful topics, including Time Travel. Ignoring the laws of physics (and the bewildered stares of the young ladies at the next table), we developed complex strategies of how we would use time travel to peek into… Continue reading Time Traveling to the BoilerRoom
The other day I was complaining about the spam e-mails generated by my visiting what I though were reputable e-commerce sites. I guess California really is broke since they’ve also sold their soul to the spammers.
As you may know, I’ve been doing .NET programming since 2002. In all that time, I’ve never bothered to get one of those fancy Microsoft Certifications, such as a MCSD…. Until now
I’ve converted my site to a WordPress site. Enjoy!
It’s not just the less-than-reputable companies that employ tracking cookies, it seems that even “reputable” sites such as Cabela’s and Campmor make use of this awful technology.
(The solution to my problem is detailed below) The project that I’ve spend most of the last eighteen months working on uses Microsoft’s Windows Communications Framework (WCF) to move massive amounts of data around. This is a relatively new technology and it seems that most people aren’t using it to the same extent that our… Continue reading Rookie Mistake: custom tool error failed to generate code
I’ve finally decided to do something new: I installed the WordPress application on my website. This was actually pretty easy to do. This site is hosted by GoDaddy, with whom I’ve had some head-banging good times (see this). But this time, I simply clicked a few buttons, waited a short while, and voila! Here we… Continue reading My First WordPress Post