Password Requirements Validation with JQuery

Password screens are challenging for users because we often ask them to enter complex strings which most times are not even able to see. Adding to it, these strings have to meet different criteria – like having upper and lower case characters, numbers and so on – to keep our applications secure. In this post, we are going to improve a screen with visual queues that will allow users to get a better experience with passwords.

The Rationale behind the Creation of a Model-View-Controller Framework: Fantastic

Important: This is a work in progress document. The Model-View-Controller is a software pattern frequently used for web development. As its name states, it is composed by three components: A Model or domain representation of a problem. It receives commands, processes them and modifies its state according to the input provided. A View whose main task is to retrieve information from the model and turn it into a useful representation for the user.

Intro to Responsive Web Design

This weekend I was invited to have a remote presentation on Responsive Web Design with students from the Autonomous University of Queretaro (UAQ) in Mexico. Introductory concepts are presented in code, so you have the chance to apply them immediately. The video is in spanish. Happy coding.

Where does Windows Live Writer store themes

Windows Live Writer makes a local copy of your website images and style sheets everytime you click on the Update Theme button located in the Blog Account ribbon. You can find your local CSS file(s) in the following folder on Windows 7: C:UsersYour NameAppDataRoamingWindows Live Writerblogtemplates If you only have one blog, you are lucky. Get into the only folder you find there. If you have many blogs it will be a trial and error process to find out the right folder where your CSS files are located.

Reocities, a web time traveller…

If you are one of those who started surfing and creating the web in the 90’s, Reocities will take you back in time to the beginning of an era. Blue text on green or yellow wallpapers and animated gif’s overloaded the pages during the last decade of last century. After Geocities closed in 2009, Reocities started saving a lot of websites stored on mentioned website trying to keep the history alive.

IIS tips and tricks

Running multiple versions of the .NET framework in IIS When you install a new .NET framework in your IIS server some applications can stop working showing you the following error: Server Application Unavailable In the event viewer you will find this: the same IIS process. Please use the IIS Administration Tool to reconfigure your server to run the application in a separate process. This happens because different .NET frameworks can run in the same server, but cannot share the same application pool, so, to solve this: