If you ask someone for an export of data, and you know the data is coming from SQL Server, be sure to clarify what encoding you’d like the export in (if they can configure it) – I spent a bit of time trying to figure out why I couldn’t reliably read a file, and by […]

For a project, we have the need to create charts dynamically from data.  In another project, we’ve used ChartDirector for this.  It has worked great there, so we pulled it into this project as well.  Now, the type of charts I was working with in particular is a stacked percentage chart, which is kind of […]


FYI – If you’re using jQuery in your application, and you’re trying to submit a form programmatically (ie, $(‘#myform’).submit(); ), you’ll want to make sure you don’t have a button with an ID/Name of ‘submit’ – the code fails silently, with no indication of why. This is something that caught me today, and was somewhat […]