Author Archives: Catalin

Restoring Intel Matrix RAID Configuration

I had 2 HDDs in Intel Matrix RAID configuration on a motherboard with Intel southbridge ICH9R. I had a RAID 0 (Strip) volume and a RAID 1 (Mirroring) volume (Intel Matrix RAID allows you exactly that: having a RAID 0 … Continue reading

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ASP.NET MVC returning 302 (Found) HTTP status code on unauthorized Ajax calls instead of 401(Unauthorized) like classic ASP.NET

Classic ASP.NET On classic ASP.NET when calling a [WebMethod] with Ajax in an unauthorized context (most likely in the case where the session expired) the response http status code is 401. You can handle this in the “error” handler (provided … Continue reading

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Why aren’t my third party Ajax controls showing correctly in a ASP.NET MVC page ?

I was setting up a Ext JS grid and the rendering was wrong : It was a CSS conflict between default ASP.NET CSS and Ext JS CSS. After commenting out all table related styles from Site.css the grid pager is … Continue reading

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Calling SharePoint web services using jQuery

I needed to update a SharePoint list item directly on client side in a classic SharePoint list form. I found this blog who explains very well how to do it by using Prototype but I was already using jQuery and … Continue reading

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Programming Challenge: 2D Geometry

This blog publishes each week a programming challenge they think would appropriate for a programming job interview. In my opinion most of them aren’t very well suited for a job interview but this isn’t the subject of my post. The … Continue reading

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Hello world!

It seems like everybody and his dog is blogging these days, could I be a cool kid like the others? (Now I realize I don’t see any smiley on technical blogs I’m reading even when they are joking, why is … Continue reading

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