• 09 May 2014

    An example of how to setup an html table with server-side paging, searching and sorting with AngularJS and ASP.NET WebAPI (and a little help from bootstrap). Paging, searching and sorting server-side is a must if your working with large collections of data, if you've attempted to process thousands or millions of records in the browser then you know exactly how painful it can be, practically grinding the browser to a halt! Moving all this heavy lifting to the server will make your application much more responsive and drastically reduce the amount of bandwidth you're using.

  • 30 July 2013

    We recently got a request to add a custom Instagram image feed to a travel blog that we'd developed, this is and how we did it and what we found out along the way. To access a specific user's feed through the Instagram API you must first register a new Instagram OAuth Client at http://instagram.com/developer/clients/register which your website will use to access the API.

  • 19 July 2013

    Recently Twitter retired their v1 API, putting an end to any unauthenticed access to twitter data. The new v1.1 API requires all requests to be authenticated using OAuth. This caused alot of twitter "latest tweets" feeds to stop working, including a few on websites that I'd setup some time ago using the blogger.js (http://twitter.com/javascripts/blogger.js) script.