Enabling Active Directory Authentication in Sitefinity 4.x

One of my current projects at work is to create a website for one of our international offices using Telerik's Sitefinity CMS.  Our marketing managers in the region will be managing the website's content and one of the requirements was to allow them to authenticate to the backend using their…

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The Nostalgia Level is off the Charts

I was browsing the internet today and came across a link to a new Looney Tunes animation! Two in fact, with another on the way. When I was growing up, Looney Tunes were pretty much all I watched from the cartoon world. For whatever reason I didn't follow the seemingly…

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Zebra Striping in SQL Reporting Services

Zebra striping, also known as alternating row colors or candy striping, is the application of a different color or shading to alternating rows in a data table.  The striping not only makes your data more aesthetically pleasing, but it can also assist guide the reader's eye along the row.  This…

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Mount your center speaker on the cheap

For Christmas this year Santa delivered me a Polk CS2 center speaker for my home theater setup. The orignial center that came bundled with my Onyko HT-R340 had clearly been overpowered when I upgraded the front channels to Polk R50s earlier in the year. This led to movie nights where…

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Kickball, but with beer this time

Another year nearly gone, another season finished. No, I'm not talking football this time, but rather kickball. That's right, organized frickin' adult kickball! One of every one's favorite school yard pastimes, but for drinking professionals. In fact, the real only difference between what you remember is you get to enjoy…

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Don't have ESPN360 access? There may be hope

Finally! This past Saturday marks the official* start of the 2008 college football season. Those of you who weren't watching the 56-3 lashing of Fort Valley St by Valdosta St. in the highly touted Division II match up, that means your season probably officially begins for you on Thursday around…

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