Jonathan Wood

Description:I'm a software/website developer working out of the greater Salt Lake City area in Utah. I've developed many websites including Black Belt Coder, Insider Articles, and others.

I hike each week with my dogs Suki and Sasha. You can see my hiking blog at Hiking Salt Lake.
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time


Dynamic Sitemaps in ASP.NET
Sitemaps can be a useful tool for helping search engines like Google find all the content on your site. But what if your content comes from a database? This article shows how to create a dynamic sitemap in ASP.NET.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Sunday, January 09, 2011
Dynamically Populating Controls using AJAX
This article demonstrates how to populate a control from JavaScript by calling a server-side method. The server-side method returns the data (from a database or anywhere else), which the JavaScript uses to populate the control.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Saturday, July 02, 2011
A Text Parsing Helper Class
If you need to write code that parses text, this helper class can make things easier for you.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Thursday, December 23, 2010
Phonetic String Comparison with Soundex
This article describes the Soundex and Metaphone algorithms, which can be used to perform phonetic (sound-alike) comparisons of strings.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Friday, January 14, 2011
MFC Hex Editor Control
This article presents MFC code for a hex editor control, designed to be placed on a dialog box.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Thursday, December 30, 2010
Programmatically Resizing an Image
The .NET frameworks make it easy to resize an image programmatically. Here are some routines I used on a website to process avatars uploaded by users.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Easy Full-Text Search Queries
SQL Server's Full-Text Search offers a powerful and efficient way to search your data. However, the Full-Text Search syntax can be rather cryptic, especially for unsuspecting users. Here's a class that will convert simple search queries into valid Full-Text Search queries.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Sunday, March 25, 2012
Non-Rectangular Splash Screen for WinForms
A splash screen is a window that displays copyright information while your application initializes itself. This article presents code for a non-rectangular splash screen using WinForms.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Create an RSS Feed in ASP.NET
Demonstrates how to create an RSS feed in an ASP.NET application.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Tuesday, December 07, 2010
ColorPicker Controls for WinForms
Here are four different color-picker controls you can use in your WinForms projects. Two can be placed directly on a form. Two can be placed in a ToolStrip.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Tuesday, February 22, 2011
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