Monthly Archives: April 2007

Button width in IE. Extra spacing bug.

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Today I was struggling  fixing issue with button length in IE when value is long. When you have <input type=”button” value=”Some long string …”> it will looks like  Did you see extra spacing :). I tryied to remove it with creating css style .IEButtonWidthFix{ padding:0px !important;margin:0px!important;width:auto;} And it was not working. So I start googling and   …Continue Reading


JavaScript hijacking research and how ASP.NET Ajax framework prevent such xss exploits

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I am highly recommend to read JavaScript hijacking research paper written by http://www.fortifysoftware.com regarding JavaScript hijacking. Also Scott Guthrie (General Manager within the Microsoft Developer Division)  in his latest blog post describe how ATLAS framework preventing such hacks. Quick summary of his post:  ASP.NET Ajax webservices by default restrict calling them using HttpGet. But you can turn   …Continue Reading


Scrums witches and build brake stones

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I found very useful notes about scrums in Bil Simser post  ( may be it came from our build brake stone idea : ). Our team has build brake stone. We offer it to person who broke daily build (no matter debug or retail). The author of this topic was the first owner of it :).   …Continue Reading


Google Maps directions: New marketing trick or Bug

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Yesterday I got email with google maps link http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=New%20York,NY&daddr=Moscow,RU.Nothing special except instruction  23 🙂 .  New marketing trick or bug? I like it. Tweet


Codename: Athens – RC Almost Baked

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Microsoft is shiping beta version of Athens. What is Athens? It is  new community portal, so if you for any reason looking for Community Server replacement may be it will be good choice for you. Link to Doug Seven : Codename: Athens – RC Almost Baked Tweet