The ready event occurs after the HTML document has been loaded, while the onload event occurs later, when all content (e.g. images) also has been loaded.
The onload event is a standard event in the DOM, while the ready event is specific to jQuery. The purpose of the ready event is that it should occur as early as possible after the document has loaded, so that code that adds funcionality to the elements in the page doesn’t have to wait for all content to load.
All seem to validate in a predictable way, e.g. the email type must be a valid email in the textbox, except the “Url” meta type which doesn’t seem to validate at all(?).
The “file”-type is multi file upload initially.
“imagefile” type has a preview of the image.
“dictionary” doesnt seem to have any remove value function(?).
If invalid data is entered, a red * will appear next to the field and in the top of the page upon save.
A little warning though, this is tested in Chrome web browser which isn’t the best browser when using the Commerce Manager (IE 7 is recommended). Some types might behave behave in a better way in Internet Explorer.
Extra warning: when I added all the different meta fields the “Catalog Node Edit” function stopped working in Commerce Manager UI. Like this:
[FormatException: Input string was not in a correct format.] System.Number.StringToNumber(String str, NumberStyles options, NumberBuffer& number, NumberFormatInfo info, Boolean parseDecimal) +10170355 System.Number.ParseInt32(String s, NumberStyles style, NumberFormatInfo info) +207 Mediachase.Commerce.Manager.Catalog.Tabs.NodeOverviewEditTab.BindMetaForm() +376
There is probably one of the properties that is not working correctly in the Commerce manager UI (buggy). And the function BindMetaForm() just fails.
Lesson learned: mess gently, very gently with commerce meta properties!
More on the subject – How to Create custom metafields controls in the UI: http://sdk.episerver.com/commerce/1.1.1/Content/Developers%20Guide/Architecture/ExtendCustomizeMetaFieldControls.htm
A simple module to solve a recurrent and an annoying everyday task in IIS management: creating an entry in the Windows TCP/IP Hosts file. This module extends the IIS Manager UI in order to add an entry on request in the Hosts file located in %SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts when a web site is created or its bindings are edited.
Requires IIS 7.0, 7.5 or 8.0 developer preview.