Weblog Posts in April 2011

Restricting Input in HTML Textboxes to Numeric Values
April 22, 2011 @ 4:25am

There are lots of examples limiting HTML textbox input to numeric values only but most examples fail to capture valid keys like navigation and edit keys properly so as to not interfere with normal textbox behaviors. Here's a simple plug-in that takes special keys into account.

WinInet Apps failing when Internet Explorer is set to Offline Mode
April 20, 2011 @ 10:15pm

Ran into a problem with applications using WinInet not being able to connect to the Internet when IE is stuck in Offline Mode. Here's the problem and a code workaround that works at least with the latest version of IE.

Rounded Corners and Shadows – Dialogs with CSS
April 11, 2011 @ 2:16am

CSS 3 provides for box-radius and box-shadow, two features that make it really easy to create attractive floating windows easily with native CSS. Here's what you need to know to create rounded corners and box shadows effectively.

Error on 64 Bit Install of IIS – LoadLibraryEx failed on aspnet_filter.dll
April 04, 2011 @ 1:07pm

Ran into a problem on my 64 bit machine with IIS trying to load 32 bit dlls. Turns out this is a misconfiguration that occurred from some additional installation that failed to set a specific bitness valuie and pointed to 32 bit install. Here's what happened and how it got fixed.

Displaying JSON in your Browser
April 01, 2011 @ 1:50am

Ever need to display JSON in your browser and finding out that it's a pain? Here are some tips on how to display JSON data without pesky download dialogs or display errors in your favorite browser.