Web Dev

30 Days of Rails

If you haven’t noticed, I am a .net developer but I was inspired today by Matt Cutt’s TED talk to start a 30-day project.  I highly recommend watching it; it might inspire you too.   So I have decided to spend 30 days with Ruby on Rails and blog it right here. Stay tuned for(…)

Testing Web Apps With Selenium, Explorer and .NET

Testing Web Apps With Selenium, Explorer and .NET

Here are the steps to run your Selenium tests against Internet Explorer. Create the tests Install Selenium IDE from http://seleniumhq.org Record your tests in Firefox using the Selenium IDE Click File > Create New Test Click the record button and create your test Click the record button to stop the test Save your test Click(…)

Themes and ASP.NET MVC

Themes and ASP.NET MVC

I wanted to easily add theme support to yonkly, so that others can install it and modify its look and feel as they please.  I also wanted it to be as easy as installing a theme in wordpress. I created a themes folder under the content folder Then I referenced my css file in the(…)

Ruby on Rails Crumbs – Part 1

If you have been following along, I blogged previously about my experience trying Ruby on Rails as a .net developer (here and here).  I quickly realized how different things are and that I desperately need some help, so I got myself the beta PDF version of Agile Web Development with Rails and Rails Recipes.  Both(…)