Michael Knopf

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10 Most Recent Articles

Published: Monday, March 10, 2014
Published: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Barbara Corcoran's 8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs This is well worth your time to watch. It brings a grounded perspective on entrepreneurship....
Published: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Author: Michael Knopf
This is a technical blog for the most part. I usually talk about all kinds of geek programmer stuff, but today is different. Today I feel that I have to take a moment and discuss the death of my brother...
Published: Friday, September 23, 2011
Author: Michael Knopf
I use drop down menus regularly. They are a very common control on most any website and often we are just getting a list of things out of a database and simply binding them to the drop down, but what if we need to add items to the drop down at runtime and ensure that the drop down items are also sorted?
Published: Monday, June 20, 2011
Author: Michael Knopf
In this frank and interesting discussion about the future of automobiles and the role they will play in the Green (environmental conservation) Movement as well as resolving the ever growing problem of traffic gridlock, Bill Ford discusses his vision of communication and networking between every vehicle on the road. Literally your car talking to mine, telling it things about traffic and road conditions. This vision will be accomplished through software, running on every car on the road, and the world will look to programmers like us to develop that software. The future of your programming career could quite literally be in your car.
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Author: Michael Knopf
Life is a complex thing, we all are busy doing "stuff" that makes us happy, sad, exhausted, and everything in between. Most of us want "more out of life", Ron Gutman explains how achieving this is just a smile away.
Published: Saturday, March 26, 2011
Author: Michael Knopf
Learning all the ins-and-outs of how to set up your Silverlight project so that you can actually solve a real-world business problem just isn't easy. This post is all about connecting the dots between your business, data, web services, website, and Silverlight app so that they can all communicate the way they need to.
Published: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Author: Michael Knopf
Over the year's I've continuosly refined how I set up and organize my applications and folder structure in Visual Studio when starting a new project. Its taken some time but I have finally found a...
Published: Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Author: Michael Knopf
Cross Site Scripting Attacks (XSS Attacks) are a real problem, don't make the mistake of thinking they aren't in widespread use or that you are not vulnerable. During the development of your project...
Published: Sunday, November 21, 2010
Securing your applications, network, and everything in between involves implementing staggered levels of security, each a small deterrent that when combined together create a defensive strategy that...