Set your user’s mouse cursor to ‘busy’ during an AJAX request using ASP.NET AJAX

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To bring us all up to the same level, when an AJAX request is made the browser’s “loading” indicator (the ball, orb, “e,” “N,” globe, etc.) does NOT spin as it does when a full page is loading. While that’s probably okay, it leaves user wondering what’s going on. Luckily the status bar on most browsers…

Rudy Giuliani: ineligible in the race for President

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Here’s an interesting tidbit that disqualifies Rudy Giuliani from the presidential race… Rudy Giuliani received his honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II in February of 2002. Titles of nobility were prohibited by both Article VI of the Articles of Confederation (1777) and in Article I, Section 9 of the Constitution of the United States. Article…

iPhone to get Exchange ActiveSync Connectivity

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Last week Apple licensed Activesync from Microsoft, according to a source very deep inside Microsoft’s Exchange product team.

While Apple’s iPhone currently supports Exchange via IMAP, it has not made any announcements about Activesync per se. Further, if Apple does implement the bits, they may opt only to utilize messaging (rather than tasks, calendar, Direct Push, etc.).