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Jonathan Wood

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

I hike each week with my dogs Suki and Sasha. You can see my hiking blog at Hiking Salt Lake.
Website:http://www.softcircuits.com
Blog:http://www.hikingsaltlake.com
Country:USA
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time

Articles

Abbreviating URLs
Abbreviating a URL is easy: Just truncate it. However, this article shows how you can more intelligently truncate a URL so that it conveys more information about the full URL.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Sunday, December 12, 2010
Converting Between Integers and Strings Using Any Base
.NET provides the Convert class, which among other things can convert between integers and strings using different bases. Inexplicably, the Convert class only supports base 2, 8, 10 and 16. Here's a class that can convert between integers and strings using any base.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Monday, April 11, 2011
Enabling RSS Auto Discovery
RSS autodiscovery is a technique that allows browsers and other software to automatically detect any RSS feeds associated with a particular website.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Sunday, April 24, 2011
Creating a User-Friendly TimeSpan String
The .NET TimeSpan class is great for keeping track of the difference between two instances of DateTime. However, while TimeSpan has a lot of formatting options, none of them produce a very user-friendly result. Here's a class I wrote to produce a much friendly description from a TimeSpan.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Implement Accelerators in an MFC Dialog Box
Menus within MFC dialog boxes do not, by default, support accelerators. This articles shows the simple change required to implement accelerators in a dialog box.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Sunday, December 12, 2010
Implementing Word Wrap in Email Messages
In this article, the author presents code to implement word wrap in emails sent using C# on the .NET platform.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Converting Between Integers and Spreadsheet Column Labels
Instead of numbers, spreadsheet programs use a system of letters to label columns. Here's a handy routine that can convert an integer value to a column label, and also convert column labels back to integers.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Monday, April 11, 2011
A Convenient LogFile Class
Here's a convenient little class for logging program events to a LOG file.
By Jonathan Wood • Created on Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Redirecting to WWW on ASP.NET 4.0 and IIS7
Simple way to redirect pages to URL with a WWW prefix.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Advanced Message Map Techniques
This article describes a few, more advanced message map techniques that are not implemented automatically by the MFC Wizards.
By Jonathan Wood • Updated on Saturday, December 04, 2010
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