July 21, 2017
Taylor Gillespie
About Taylor Gillespie
Taylor is a Staff Writer for DevWebPro

Web Standards Update Brings HTML 5 Support

June 27, 2011 Taylor Gillespie

A team within Microsoft recently released an update for Visual Studio 2010 that incorporates support for HTML5 with Intellisense enhancements HTML5 elements and CSS3 declarations. We have reported that ASP.Net would be a good choice for writing HTML5 sites, and Microsoft confirmed a similar roadmap for HTML5 at MIX11; but […]

Multiple Representations Using Mode for XSLT Templates

May 11, 2011 Taylor Gillespie

When transforming an XML document into another format, XSLT provides a clean and portable method to accomplish the translation, and simple template match rules will often suffice to map the source tree onto the result tree. Often, however, some nodes need to be processed twice and represented more than once […]

Framework One: Refactor ColdFusion Code with One File

December 1, 2010 Taylor Gillespie

Web applications make great use of the model view controller (MVC) pattern to build complex usage patterns. The web lends itself really well to the model-view-controller framework because of it’s tiered architecture and views can be easily presented through HTML. Microsoft is pushing the model-view-controller framework in ASP.NET and Java […]

Deadline Looms for SEC XML Filing Conformance

November 24, 2010 Taylor Gillespie

This past Spring, in reaction to the recent high-profile abuse of the economic system, the Securities and Exchange Commission amended the Investment Company Act of 1940 with the Money Market Fund Reform. The reform seeks to tighten the short-term risks of the money market through several changes that limit investment […]

ASP.NET Model-View-Controller Framework 3 Release Candidate Available

November 19, 2010 Taylor Gillespie

The Model-View-Controller architectural pattern continues to prove itself so invaluable at separating and decoupling domain concerns thirty years after its conception, that companies are still implementing it on top of their platforms. Microsoft originally released the Community Technological Preview of their MVC framework for ASP.NET at the end of 2007, […]

WebMatrix and Razor, a Refrain of Classic ASP, PHP

October 29, 2010 Taylor Gillespie

Over the summer, Microsoft released a beta version of it’s WebMatrix product and the Razor templating engine. As developers try it out and test it, they are finding the combination a nostalgic throwback to the arguably better, but simpler, method of in-lining .NET code into the HTML page. This is […]

Canonical XML for Tidy, Regular Structure

October 26, 2010 Taylor Gillespie

Having absolutely nothing to do with the Ubuntu Linux distribution, a somewhat forgotten subset of XML, first drafted in 1999 and fully W3C recommended by 2001, Canonical XML, can find wide use cases in a variety of XML applications, including those involving web service calls in SOAP or REST. Any […]

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