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How to add snow (&joy) to your website

Dec 21, 2015 by CatalinI

With the Christmas season fast approaching, I bet that you're over your head with shopping, cooking and maybe planning a great celebration, with your family and friends... and while you gather all your decorations, in order to bring festive cheer into your home, what about your own website / blog? It's not too late to consider a "cool" decoration for it, right? ... read more

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Simple way to integrate PayPal into your C# web app - Part 3

Oct 06, 2015 by BogdanD

Last month we took a look at how to integrate PayPal's Express Checkout control into our C# application. At that point we were only able to send data to PayPal'a API to generate transaction tokens for future use, but now it's time to finalize the transaction and request payment from the PayPal API. ... read more

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Simple way to integrate PayPal into your C# web app - Part 2

Sep 22, 2015 by BogdanD

Last time we spoke, we took a look at the general purchase flow via PayPal. Today, we'll look at Point B from our check-list, namely how to actually insert a PayPal button in a C# application, along with the necessary steps for a successful call to the API.

To this end, we'll use the code from a small sample project, containing the bare minimum that is needed to illustrate the process. To keep things simple, the data appended to the NVP string is hardcoded. ... read more

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Simple way to integrate PayPal into your C# web app - Part 1

Sep 02, 2015 by BogdanD

The purpose of this post is to provide a crash course in PayPal integration. Simply put, if your web application is close to being released to the public and you're looking for a fast-and-safe way to provide your customers with an option for purchasing your services, then this blog post might be what you need. ... read more

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How to call a WCF / ASMX web service from PHP

Nov 05, 2014 by Alexandra

Before we get into the subject of calling WCF / ASMX web services from PHP, let's see what a web service is, what it does and what is the difference between these two types of services. ... read more

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How to deal with MSSQL language portability issue in ASP.NET - Part 2

Apr 15, 2014 by Alexandra

If in Part 1 we've detailed what exactly generated a MS SQL Server language portability issue, now I'll detail the solution. [...] The fastest workaround for the MS SQL Server language portability issue (but still, not a perfect solution; for building a proper code, please see the "Best practices" detailed below) is to [...] ... read more

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How to deal with MS SQL language portability issue in ASP.NET - Part 1

Apr 10, 2014 by Alexandra

Let's say that you have a legacy project, or a project for which you want to upgrade the specifications of the environment on which it is deployed (and that the project relies on a Microsoft SQL Server database - MS SQL). Also, the previous MS SQL implementation used the "French" language, while the current one requires an English version of the database server. ... read more

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How to integrate a CKEditor in ASP.Net application

Feb 27, 2014 by Alexandra

Most applications available require a small amount of user interaction, such as username and password input, however there are some applications that expect more than two simple texts from the user. For example, if you are in the process of developing a website that expects the visitors to create, let's say - a simple message template which could contain Bold text ... read more

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