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10/08/2011 12:56

Setting up secure WebDav on IIS 6

This artical goes through the steps required when setting up https webdav to allow read/write/list contents on server with multiple sites using host headers. There are lots of guides out there but none of them seem to get to the point without lots of waffle.   Steps   1. Right click on...
14/07/2011 17:16

Converting CSV to XML

I've recently been working with a diverse range of data that arrived on my desk in mainly 2 formats, CSV and XML. For various reasons linked with our in-house Research Information System (RIS) I've had to either convert CSV to XML or vice versa, and so have been on the look out for tools to help...
12/05/2011 10:13

Using JQuery to link 2 scrolling windows together

As part of my work as a consultant and developer to the Gwaith Guto'r Glyn project I've recently had a requirement to link two scrollable sections of text together so that when one side is scrolled the other section also scrolls, and vice versa. The Guto'r Glyn project plans to display edited...
04/04/2011 16:32

Open Source Junction (mobile) 2011

These are annoted notes I took while attending sessions at Open Source Junction 2011, a great event focusing on open source software development and the mobile platform, and a great bunch of people who make you feel very welcome.  These notes may be inaccurate or just wrong in places but I've...

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