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SimpleDropDownEffects – A jQuery plugin for transforming select drop-down lists with some amazing expanding effects.

I recently bumped into this page on GITHUB and found this simple and easy to use jquery plugin which transform a simple select drop down list to a drop down list with some amazing jquery effects. Above shown screenshots are taken from this demo page. I personally found the plugin very easy to use, let […]

Introduction to RabbitMQ with C# .NET, ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC with examples

This post assumes that you already have installed and configured RabbitMq on your system or on some server. Download .NET/C# RabbitMq’s client library from or from If RabbitMq has been installed on your server, you can view the management screen using this url : http://server-name:15672/, more on this you will find on this […]

Auto complete in text area with jQuery aSuggest

jQuery.asuggest is a small light weight plugin that can be used to implement auto-complete with textareas. This plugin requires the following two js jQuery.js (1.3 and above) jQuery.a-tools.js jQuery.asuggest can be downloaded from here or from its GitHub page. Lets quickly dive into an example : Html : (jsFiddle link) <textarea rows=”10″ cols=”55″ id=”comment”></textarea> Jquery […]

Select Date Range using Jquery DatePicker.js and DatePick.js

The jQuery UI Datepicker is a highly configurable plugin that adds datepicker functionality to your pages. DatePick.js is a similar plugin is formed using the basis as jQuery UI Datepicker. It is made available as a separate plugin because the jQuery UI version desired simplified functionality. 1. Select Date Range using Datepick.js [Demo on Jsfiddle] […]

An introduction to accounting.js, a javascript library for number, money and currency formatting

accounting.js is a tiny JavaScript library for number, money and currency formatting, with optional excel-style column rendering (to line up symbols and decimals). It’s lightweight, fully localisable and has zero dependencies. This JavaScript library can be downloaded from here Why to use accounting.js ? * Its open source * Lightweight : Latest version from Github […]

How to set SmtpClient properties using web.config

SmtpClient Class allows applications to send e-mail by using the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). Instead of assigning properties of this class in C# , we can use the <> element in the web.config as shown below : <> <mailSettings> <smtp from = “”> <network host = “” port = “25″ password = “password” userName […]