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ASP.NET Themes or CSS - Pick one
Yes, yes, I know pro-ASP.NET Theme people will say "you can use CSS with themes, it's not an either-or!" but my thoughts on this matter are the interaction between Themes and CSS is weak and not well integrated. In a large sense Themes and CSS are attempting to accomplish the same thing: abstract the presentation, and assign uniformity throughout a web site. The problem I have with Themes is they don't really seem to offer many advantages over CSS, they introduce problems when using CSS, and CSS ......

Posted On Thursday, January 18, 2007 3:54 PM

Barack Obama forms Presidential Exploritory Commitee
Hell yes! I've been reading his book and I'm really impressed with this man. He understands what's wrong with partisan politics of today. He understands that most issues are not binary, black and white, neatly fitting into 2 second sound bites.... Everyone, Democrat or Republican should read he his book, and I for one really hope he runs in 2008.... He's got my vote already. Find him here. -A ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 16, 2007 9:45 AM

Desktop vs web
So I haven't written in a while.... I've been pretty busy with the holidays, but also with some serious upheaval in my latest project.... just as we were about to get into serious construction in our large thick .NET 2.0, C# desktop application we've changed gears and we're now developing a thin ASP.NET with Ajax web application that will have a small desktop component for a subset of users to support a couple of thick use cases. There were a variety of reasons for the change, and while I was skeptical ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 16, 2007 8:49 AM

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