A key feature of OOP languages like Python, Java, and C# is the ability to manipulate files. This article focuses on Python and provides an introductory look at how file handling (open, read, create, write, append) is done in this popular language.
When an image is uploaded to WordPress, its title is auto-populated based on filename. But WordPress does NOT set the image Alt Text or other fields. For image-heavy sites, this implies repetitive manual effort. Read to learn how to automate this.
This article explains in detail how to use NSIS to create an application setup package for a Windows solution that includes both a Windows service and a Windows forms application. I start from the basics and then proceed to cover very advanced Windows application creation concepts to help you get up to speed on using NSIS.
When working with InfoPath, there are many scenarios where you may need to modify InfoPath XSN files. These include: fixing errors, changing web service urls, tweaking file names or SQL connection strings, removing/editing some value(s), etc. Thankfully, since InfoPath XSN files are just containers (cabinet or .cab files) of many other files, we can use built-in windows tools to break them open, make our changes, and then repackage them. This article explains the full process with an example.
My previous four-part series described how to set up a SharePoint development farm. Now, what if we want to take things a step further and configure our SharePoint farm to allow sending of outgoing emails? This article discusses everything you need to do to make this possible – from installing and configuring the SMTP service, to defining outgoing email settings in SharePoint Central Administration. I provide code examples as well.
Blocking of third-party tracking scripts like Google Analytics using ad blockers and tools like Ghostery is one way people attempt to protect their privacy on the Internet. This is great. However, when Google Analytics is missing, some critical piece of website functionality may break. This article explains a common scenario where this may happen and demonstrates a workaround that webmasters can implement to prevent the problem.