CSS3, HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, Programming, Regular Expressions

Tips: Get your Web Forms Money Fields Looking Great with jQuery, Bootstrap3 and FontAwesome

Formatted Number Fields
Formatted Number Fields

Here is a quick overview of how to make number fields in your HTML form look more fancy using Bootstrap3 and jQuery. In particular I will show how to use Bootstrap markup to prepend a Bootstrap icon to one of the text input field on your form. Also I’ll show how to add a jQuery/JavaScript function to nicely format the numbers entered by your users.

In the end the example number fields will look a little something like the image shown here. If you want to try this for yourself, just browse a little further down in this article for a full working HTML example page.

Having nicely formatted number fields in your Web form is an example of how making things look much friendlier and professional, which is definitely a good thing!

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.Net, Programming, Regular Expressions, Reports, SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services

Using Regular Expressions in SSRS to get the Server Name Portion of a URL

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) has an in-built function called Globals!ReportServerUrl that allows you to return the URL of the SSRS report on the server. If you are looking at customizing part of your SSRS report depending on the Server that it is hosted on, then this is a useful function. Continue reading “Using Regular Expressions in SSRS to get the Server Name Portion of a URL”