New Design for Imar.Spaanjaars.Com

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Sunday, December 19, 2004 4:46:10 PM in: Imar's Blogs

As you likely have noticed by now, I changed the design for the Web site Imar.Spaanjaars.Com. I got a bit bored with the black and white design, so I felt it was time for something new.

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Get In Gear!

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Thursday, October 21, 2004 5:22:53 PM in: Imar's Blogs
If you have been developing software for some time, especially with a team of developers, it's very likely you have used some sort of source control system like CVS or Microsoft Visual Source Safe. In many projects that I worked on we used Visual Source Safe. However, this program has a lot of shortcomings.
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It's Funny What the Web Can Do

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Wednesday, October 20, 2004 9:53:38 PM in: Imar's Blogs
Ever since I set up this site, somewhere in September 2003, and added my resume, I have received quite a lot of messages from recruitement agencies. Today I received another, enjoyable, offer for a job.
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Preparing for ASP.NET 2

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Wednesday, October 13, 2004 9:35:57 PM in: Imar's Blogs

There has been a lot of buzz going on lately about the upcoming ASP.NET 2 release. Together with Visual Studio 2005 this will be a large milestone in the development of dynamic and database driven Web sites.

The betas of Visual Studio 2005 have made quite an impression so far. Both the Express versions as the full version of Visual Studio 2005 (available to MSDN subscribers only) have been around for some time. But what to do with them? It's fun to give the tool a little test drive, read about the new controls, master pages, the skins and themes engine, the cool membership and role management modules, personalization, better integration with Microsoft SQL Server and other cool new features.

But with the release date so far away ("somewhere" in 2005) is it any good to you?

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Talk Back: Let me know what you think of Imar.Spaanjaars.Com!!

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Sunday, September 19, 2004 2:27:40 PM in: Imar's Blogs
Over the weekend, I designed and implemented a new feature: Talk Back aka User Comments.
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Server Migration is Now Finished!

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Saturday, August 21, 2004 6:24:48 PM in: Imar's Blogs
This weekend I finally moved all my Web sites and databases to my new server. Everything went pretty smooth, although I am sure there'll be a few small problems.
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Not Much Happening Here Lately

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Monday, August 16, 2004 9:24:37 PM in: Imar's Blogs
Things have been quiet around here for a while; It's been more than three weeks now since I published my last article. But I have good reasons.....
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Implemented CAPTCHA Security to Protect the Contact Page

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Sunday, July 11, 2004 3:55:09 PM in: Imar's Blogs
With today's site update I have protected the Contact page with a CAPTCHA security mechanism. CAPTCHA stands for "Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart" and can be used to prevent automated attacks on pages that allow a user to submit Comments, Contact details, Orders and so on.
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SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Saturday, June 19, 2004 4:01:22 PM in: Imar's Blogs
I have been playing around with Microsoft's SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services and I must say I am pretty impressed.
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What's New Lately?

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Saturday, June 19, 2004 3:48:29 PM in: Imar's Blogs
Lately I haven't made much changes to the site; most features are ready and work as expected. I fixed a few bugs in the Voting Controls (and added enhanced design time support for them; a topic I might write an article about some day) but that's about it.
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