Month: December 2006

  • Flash video in a website

    While researching about displaying video in web pages I came upon a good [free] solution. It uses: Free and open source flash based video player called FlowPlayer. Their website: To encode the videos into the flv video format I used a free tool called Riva FLV Encoder. Their website: Why a flash player […]

  • VB.NET is a pleasure

    I started using VB.NET to write that JSON/FTP/site editor program. I found a free ready made library to work with the JSON data. It’s from Newtonsoft Really easy to use. They don’t have much documentation, but just looking through the library with IntelliSense in the VB IDE is more than enough to understand how to […]

  • A few mishaps while getting the site ready

    The ajax/json site is fully functional now. I had a few problems though that I’ll discuss here. First off, the simple hosting that is provided my my isp isn’t working correctly, so I had to look for an alternative host to do testing on. I found which provides 60mb of free bannerless hosting. They […]

  • Making an easy to update site on a server without any server-side code

    I guess you could call this part three of the “ajax, json, html, css, easy to update non-server-scripted website series!” This time I will get into my design plans for the client application. It has not been created yet, so there will be some guess work here. Writing this will also help me figure out […]

  • No, but there is more…much more thanks to my new friend ajax.

    As I mentioned in the previous post, I made a static website in html, css, javascript, and json. It works pretty good and that’s great. The problem is my sister is the one who should be adding/editing content because it is her site. So the question is, how can I make an easily update-able site […]

  • Javascript and JSON Together Forever

    I created a static website recently for my sister. It is hosted on our ISP’s server, which means there is no way to do any server-side coding. The site is coding in html with a few pages using javascript and JSON (javascript object notation). Just what is JSON you ask? It is simply a way […]

  • Break it up!

    I want to write more about programming and software development, but I don’t want to put it in my main blog, so I made another blog. Alright, Mission Staaaaarrrrt!