Community Launch PE/DEV

Hello guys, it has been a long time since my last post, but I'm back to announce a really nice event here in my city (Recife, Brazil) in which I will be speaking about Design Patterns with C#. Because the topic is very well known, I will try to bring others topics to my talk, … Continue reading Community Launch PE/DEV

Google Maps and the MarkerClusterer solution

Hi everyone, today I'll be writing a small post about a problem that most people who write maps application deal with: add thousands of markers in you map. A known solution to manage your marker is GMarkerManager. However, today I read about the MarkerClusterer solution in GeoGoogleDevelopers Blog. "MarkerClusterer collects markers into different clusters and … Continue reading Google Maps and the MarkerClusterer solution

Google Maps API: Rendering GPolylines and GSteps

Hello everybody, due to the success of the last 2 posts (here and here) related to ASP.NET and Google Maps API, I decided to dedicated one more post to this topic. Today, we are going to work on GRoute, GPolyline and GStep objects for creating customized maps. Maybe you are going to say that this … Continue reading Google Maps API: Rendering GPolylines and GSteps

Improving WebSite Performance

Hello everybody, in 2008's last post, I will share some advices to improve your website performance. In the last months, I've been working with Onibus Recife and one of our efforts was making the site load speed faster. To achieve an acceptable performance, we basically worked on three aspects: Reducing the number of requests sent/received. Reducing the number of … Continue reading Improving WebSite Performance

Ajax Control Toolkit

Hi, today will talk about a really useful web development library, called the Ajax Control Toolkit. "The AJAX Control Toolkit is a joint project between the community and Microsoft. Built upon the ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions, the Toolkit aims to be the biggest and best collection of web-client components available. The Toolkit addresses three needs. … Continue reading Ajax Control Toolkit

ASP.NET and Google Maps – part 2

Hi, in the last post, we talked about how to integrate an ASP.NET application with google maps. But, we didn't do anything interesting at all. Today, I will show some features of the google maps API so your application can be more funny. What about an application that show how to people arrive in your … Continue reading ASP.NET and Google Maps – part 2