Managing Connection Strings with Data Link Files

Instead of embedding connection strings in the application source code, you can store them in separate files called Microsoft Data Link files. The connections properties can be conveniently set and edited using the Data Link Properties dialog. Read More

Creating Animations with Corel Xara

What sets Xara 2 apart from other animation applications is Xara’s full complement of drawing tools and awesome fountain (gradient) transparency capabilities. Here’s how to create an animated banner with a sophisticated fade/wipe. Read More

From VRML to Web 3D

It seems Web 3D plays like a greek tragedy. First Cosmo spins out of orbit, then VRML dies on the vine, and Web 3D grows out the ashes. Or something like that. Read More

The Guide to CF login systems.

In CF4 you have several ways of login users: using session variables, cookies, authenticating them against a user/password database or against an NT or LDAP directory. Read More