In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to create a web service in ASP.NET and then call the service from another ASP.NET web site. First, learn how to create an .asmx component which represents a web service in an ASP.NET web site. When creating the web service learn how to control several aspects of the web service functionality with web service attributes. Next, see how to test the web service in the Visual Studio web service test page. Then learn how ASP.NET allows many .NET data...
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to configure an ASP.NET web site to use a specific version of ASP.NET/.NET Framework. First see how to identify what version of the .NET Framework a web site is associated with by viewing the script map in Internet Information Server (IIS). See how a script map is associated with the root in IIS and then with individual web sites. Next learn about the ASP.NET IIS Registration tool (aspnet_regiis.exe) used to configure IIS or an ASP.NET web site...
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to deploy a web site using the Copy Web Site Tool in Visual Studio. First see how to connect to a remote web site and deploy an entire site to the target location. Next, learn how to synchronize an entire source and target web site. In addition, see how to copy and synchronize individual or groups of files including how the Copy Web Site tool provides status indicators of differences between files. As part of this process see how the tool provi...
In this ASP.Net video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to use nested master pages to create individual master pages that represent different standard content layouts for a web site. First, see how several major commercial web sites use a standard set of content layouts. Next, see how to nest a master page within another master page, and use the design time support in Visual Studio 2008. Then, learn the considerations for establishing a “page architecture” which represents the major types of...
Big business is on the web these days and you don't have to build a shopping website or blog to get involved.
Looking for a stylish design for your web site's menu? You can use Antenna web design studio to create buttons that change color when the cursor rolls over them, a nice way to let people know where they are on your site.
If you are looking to operate a web site from your Mac, MAMP- a package of free web software programs- is an elegant solution. This video will show you how to configure MAMP on your computer, so you can get on your way running your sites.
Tutorial on how to use a proxy to hide your IP address when surfing the web. This tutorial covers use with the Firefox browser although Internet Explorer (IE) is exceptionally similar.
Welcome back, my tenderfoot hackers! WordPress-based websites are among the most numerous on this planet (maybe other planets too, but I can't vouch for that). According to WordPress's own website, WordPress powers 23% of the top 10 million websites. That's approximately 2.3 million sites using WordPress!
Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to browse the web with Safari on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mobile phone can do.
Want to create a web site using the latest web standards but don't know where to begin? This tutorial outlines the usage of a CSS website template file designed to help those who are not familiar with programming. This is a great resource that will not only kick-start your first web design project, but it will also help you to learn how to manage your web site layout, fonts, and colors using CSS through simple experimentation of changing values in your style sheet.
Looking to buy a home? Why leave your current digs? Using technology has made it easier than ever before to find the home of your dreams. Learn how to buy a home online with help from this how-to video.
The Internet has had a huge influence on many areas of our lives, but, in particular, has resulted in nothing short of a revolution in the way we work. The web has offered the sort of flexibility to the individual that few people would have dreamed of just a couple of decades ago. And where once a global marketplace was available only to a handful of multinational corporations, today thanks to the Internet, we can all access it.
The term blog is a shorthand for web-log. It can be considered as a online and publically viewable diary of user generated content usually sorted by date.
This video tutorial explains how to structure your web site the right way using content silos. But what's a content solo, you ask? Watch this video SEO tutorial to find out. Make structural improvements to your website such that Google has an easier time isolating your keywords with this how-to.
Need to create Flash buttons? You've come to the right place. In this video, learn how to make professional looking, but easy to make, buttons with no scripting. The buttons featured in this tutorial are featured all over the web and on almost every flash site. Create the buttons you need for your web project with help from this step-by-step tutorial.
What's the point of having a browser on your Android phone if you're only seeing part of the internet. Visit the full versions of your favorite web sites by configuring your Android browser to show nonmobile websites on your mobile phone.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use the Referring Sites pane in the Google Analytics web tracking service. Whether you're new to Google's popular web analytics platform or a seasoned pro merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial from Lynda.
Whether you are protecting your children or hiding personal information, there are ways to block unwanted websites from your computer. Follow this tutorial and learn how to accomplish this on a Windows PC easily.
Plagiarism is a serious offense, even if you are copying from the web. With this tutorial, learn how to cite websites properly using MLA format and avoid any trouble.
Have you grown tired of your web browser? The Opera browser is similar to many of the most popular browsers used today, but a few unique features make it worth trying. See how to download and use the Opera browser in this how-to video.
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will demonstrate how to create a custom user control in ASP.NET that can be used throughout a web site or across many web sites. Start out by learning the basics of creating a user control that will be used in multiple pages including validation, controlling formatting using style elements, and loading/saving data for the user interface elements. Throughout the video considerations for building user controls that can be easily maintained and used across mult...
Google Sites makes it easy for anyone to create and manage simple, secure group websites. You can create and publish new pages with the click of a button, edit web pages like documents, and move content and pages around as you please. Information is stored securely online, and you decide who can edit or view the site. Google Sites is powerful enough for a company intranet, yet simple enough for a family website.
There is a web site that you can go to and get stuff that is absolutely free from anywhere in the world. The web site is called www.craigslist.org and the first thing you do is choose your country and your state. Kipkay demonstrates.
Welcome back, my tenderfoot hackers! Not too long ago, I showed how to find various online devices using Shodan. As you remember, Shodan is a different type of search engine. Instead of indexing the content of websites, it pulls the banner of web servers on all types of online devices and then indexes the content of those banners.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to book the best hotel room for your money. You've spent all year saving up for your dream vacation. The last thing you want is to end up in a hotel room that ruins the whole trip.
If you are finding it difficult to read certain text when viewing a web site you can scale it up and down to suit your needs. However, by default, many web browsers (e.g., Internet Explorer and Firefox) do not make it obvious that you can do this; effectively, they hide these useful controls. In this helpful video tutorial, you'll learn how to find these constrols and change the display size of the text on most any web page.
In this video tutorial you will learn to use Photoshop to create a shiny reflective logo in a web 2.0 style. Not sure what Web 2.0 is? It generally refers to a perceived second generation of web-based communities and hosted services — such as social-networking sites, wikis and folksonomies — which facilitate collaboration and sharing between users.
Freelance web developer and Internet marketer David Frosdick offers some tips and tricks in this video tutorial on how to add your site to Google Webmaster Tools.
The first album I ever bought with my own money was Nirvana's MTV Unplugged in New York. It featured mainly lesser-known songs and covers, but was on constant repeat on my Walkman. While the whole album was fantastic, there was one song that stood out the most to me—"The Man Who Sold The World." The song (originally written by David Bowie) kept me under a spell, which had me replaying the song over and over and over and over. As I got older, I found myself sharing this relationship with a han...
Need to know what kind of oil your car needs? How about your vehicle load capacity? What about the standard maintenance procedures for you specific make and model? All of this and more can be located inside your owner's manual. If you don’t have an owner’s manual for your used car, you may still be able to find one even if your car is an antique.
Want to alter the look and feel of your Google Sites website? It's easy. And this brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started managing your own web pages with Google Sites, take a look.
Interested in editing your Google Site webpage? It's easy. And this brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started managing your own web pages with Google Sites, take a look.
Want to direct your personal domain to your Google Sites page? It's easy. And this brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started managing your own web pages with Google Sites, take a look.
See how simple it is to create data-driven web sites using ASP.NET 2.0, Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition, and SQL Server 2005 Express Edition. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to create a database, add its data, and display that data on a web page.
How To: Sick of Thumbs Up? Here's How to Change the Default Chat Emoji in Individual Messenger Threads
When you can't think of a way to respond in Messenger with words, emojis and stickers will do the trick. Since Facebook is all about the "likes," which use a thumbs-up icon, there's a shortcut to the symbol just to the right of the chat field. It's always there to send a quick like in response to something. But it doesn't have to be the standard Facebook thumbs-up sign — it can be any emoji you want.
In this video, learn how to use Google Reader with RSS, Atom, and/or XML feeds. Feeds allow sites to "pull" information from the web without having to visit the site manually. It also helps prevent web users from having to go "check" a site for updates because the feed will check for you! In this video, learn how to add and remove feeds from Google reader and get tips on how to sort & read them these feeds effectively.
Bobthegrand demonstrates how to clear the search history on the Internet Explorer and Firefox web browsers. In Internet Explorer, click the star on the toolbar to see stored web browsing tabs. Click on the history tab to expose the search history. Right click on the site that you would like to erase and then hit the delete key. Click yes in the verification popup window. In Firefox, click the expandable search options on the left hand side of the browser. Your search history will appear in th...