Pre Check Form Before Submit

Pre Check Form Before Submit

Posted on: November 8th, 2011 by deanpugh

Below is a script to allow you to run a precheck function in Javascript, preventing the form from submitting if you detect a problem. First, in a separate, external Javascript file, copy the below script: The above code is checking a checkbox value in the sent form to see if it has been selected. If it has, then […]

Domain Name Wars

Domain Name Wars

Posted on: November 7th, 2011 by deanpugh

A interesting article recently appeared on the BBC Website recently which I thought was rather interesting. It details a few occasions when the ownership of domain names are disputed in the UK by Nominet. I must point out that this article isn’t about when someone has been accused of stealing a domain name. It’s when […]

Select a Range in MS SQL

Select a Range in MS SQL

Posted on: November 4th, 2011 by deanpugh

Selecting a range from a table is easy in MYSQL. Say you want to bring back results that you are paginating. Bringing back thousands of results is inefficient and needless. MS SQL there isn’t a simple way of doing this. The best way I have found, or my colleague Daniel has found, is to wrap […]

Quick SQL Copy Table

Quick SQL Copy Table

Posted on: November 3rd, 2011 by deanpugh

Just a quick SQL tip that I have been using recently, and is aimed mainly at MS SQL, but I cant see any reason why this wouldn’t work on MY SQL, except for the fact the MY SQL has easier Backup facilities. The background for this is that I was making changes to a table, […]

SQL Custom Order

SQL Custom Order

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 by deanpugh

I recently had a problem while creating a list of players for a project. I needed to list them in a certain order based on their position. I knew there were only 4 possible positions, but wanted them returned in the order of GK, DEF, MID and STK. I managed to find two ways of […]

Adding Camera Raw to Photoshop

Adding Camera Raw to Photoshop

Posted on: January 3rd, 2011 by deanpugh

My first new post! I’m still working on the theme behind the scenes, and trying to add all my old posts from my old site, but had this new idea for a post so thought I would add it while I remember. I recently reloaded my computer and had to figure out how to add […]

Hello world!

Hello world!

Posted on: November 9th, 2010 by deanpugh

I have just installed WordPress in a vain attempt to re use my deanpugh.com domain. I have a long list of posts that I have put off uploading because I want to shift over to WordPress. Eventually I want to design my own WordPress theme and install it here, but at the moment, my current […]

Cheat Sheets

Cheat Sheets

Posted on: September 15th, 2009 by deanpugh

There are a few websites that I read on a daily basis. On MakeUseOf.com I came across a very good article that had a load of 14 Great Cheat Sheets. The first few are to do with Microsoft Office programs, which I wasn’t really interested in. But if you scroll down, that page there are […]

Stop .net from automatically formatting code

Stop .net from automatically formatting code

Posted on: March 6th, 2009 by deanpugh

I do a lot of coding for websites, and to do this, I use Notepad++ which is brilliant. When I have to do programming in .net, whenever I do IF statements or loops, .net loves to automatically align everything and try to tidy things up. Now for most people this is a wonderful feature, for […]

Changing the My Music and My Pictures folders

Changing the My Music and My Pictures folders

Posted on: February 20th, 2009 by deanpugh

I have set up my computer so that all my work files are on a seperate hard drive. I changed the My Documents folder to point to a directory on this. I have my own Music folder that I manage, along with the Pictures folder and Videos folder. But Microsoft insist on having a ‘My […]