Monthly Archives: August 2009

GLADINET: Cloud storage on your desktop

Gladinet released a very cool Windows client that allows you to mount online storage spaces from different providers (like Amazon, Google, Microsoft) as an ordinary desktop drive.

I tried it with Microsoft’s own SkyDrive (did I mention that they offer 25Gb of storage space for free?)

and it works like magic.

Now who couldn’t use 25Gb of storage space always available from anywhere in the world?

Easy rounded corners in pure HTML/CSS

Rounded corners add nice touch to look and feel of a Web Page. User interface that employs rounded corners looks more streamlined, more ergonomic. Often to achieve that effect images are used, but this approach doesn’t allow quick style update and has other issues. Fortunately there is another way:

Compare 2 following DIVs:

First uses pretty basic CSS/HTML:

<style type="text/css">
    border: solid 1px blue;

<div style="text-align:center">
    <div class="normal">

Let’s take a closer look at the second: Continue reading →

Running server-generated JavaScript from client Page Load event

Often there is a need to generate JavaScript instructions in server-side ASP.NET code and send them to the client for execution. But what if you need to run that server-generated JavaScript code within client Page Load event (here I am talking about ASP.NET AJAX pageLoad(sender, args) event, but it applies to generic body.onLoad event as well).
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