5 Creative CheckBoxes using CSS

CheckBoxes are what they are, a box that can be checked or unchecked. In most cases, it works so dev [More]

Setting up a color scheme for your application

Picking the right colors for your application can be tricky. All too often I see CSS files with many different colors throughout the CSS. This is not only hard to maintain, it might also lead to an inconsistent design. Using CSS variables is a great way to avoid ending up like this. Especially if you start with setting up a color scheme before you start coding and styling. [More]

Set CSS Variables using Javascript

CSS is the standard way to define the styling of your applications. Unfortunately a CSS file is rather static and before you know it there is a lot of duplication. But nowadays CSS supports the use of variables to make it easier to maintain the value of let's say a specific color in just one place. And to make things even more interesting and useful, you can use Javascript to dynamically change the values. [More]

Numbering of Text using CSS

When you have a long text with headers and maybe sub-headers even, it would make it more readable if the headers where numbered. If you want to make your text more readable, you can make use of the counter and counter-increment in your CSS. [More]

Redesign a table for Mobile with CSS

This will show you how to completely redesign a table for mobile. Without changing the HTML with just plain CSS. [More]

How to: design a database that your developers will love?

A good database design is the essential foundation for every application. But still, from time to time we have to (re)build an application on an existing database and we feel the need to scream. So here are some tips and tricks to design a database that your developers will love. [More]

Introducing Ikat

Ikat is a stand-alone translation tool that you can use in your web development projects. It's open source and free to use. Just download the project and start using it. [More]

Auto-resize with DynamicDownload

To display images from a database, you can make use of the DynamicDownload.aspx. This page will handle not only the displaying of the image, but also handles all the related security as well. By default the DynamicDownload.aspx will give you the image in the original file size. But what if you don't need the image in that, often large, file size? [More]

HowTo: Drag and Drop with RadScheduler

We had a post on how to create advanced Calendars in your Essence Portal. A lot of the questions we got about this post was: how to enable Drag & Drop in such a Calendar? In this post we will show you how to do just that. [More]

HowTo: Use Essence for Public Webpages

In previous tutorials we explained how you can enable the Silver Essence Framework in Custom Pages and User Controls. This will not just enable the Essence Framework for you, it also handles the User Login. But did you know you can also access the Essence Framework, without forcing the visitor to login? [More]