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Articles by Omar Al Zabir (Articles: 60, Technical Blogs: 12, Tip/Tricks: 8)

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Posted: 30 Apr 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 67,445   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 46   Popularity: 8.15
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 85   Downloaded: 0
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A story of a typical offshore project which is overdue, customer shouting and screaming, offshore guys working day and night and how we brainstormed on some tricks to get out of this.
Posted: 2 May 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 77,511   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 6.95
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Everyone knows automated tests are good, unit test is good, we should all do it. But when you try to convince management that it's going to take double the time to deliver anything from now on, you are kicked out of the room. Learn how I convinced a dev lead to do automated test.
Posted: 16 May 2013   Updated: 16 May 2013   Views: 31,020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.21
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Welcome to our continuing series of Code Project interviews in which we talk to developers about their backgrounds, projects, interests and pet peeves. In this installment we talk to Omar Al Zabir, a four time MVP legend on CodeProject.
Database Development
SQL Server
Posted: 18 Sep 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 214,260   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 37   Popularity: 7.75
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Building High Performance Queue in Database for storing Orders, Notifications, Tasks
Desktop Programming
Windows Forms
Posted: 1 Mar 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 77,522   Rating: 4.74/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 5.95
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 69   Downloaded: 1,598
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CPUAlert monitors CPU and Memory consumption of processes and alerts you when they are taking too much consistently and gives you an option to recycle or terminate
Posted: 29 Dec 2007   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 90,846   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.14
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Make a surveillance application which silently captures desktop and emails you screenshots as attachment periodically
WPF
Posted: 9 Mar 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 211,896   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 65   Popularity: 8.85
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 231   Downloaded: 6,285
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A WPF smart client to generate UML diagrams from plain text using plantuml tool
Posted: 13 Mar 2010   Updated: 22 Mar 2010   Views: 44,042   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.71
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 65   Downloaded: 330
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ParallelWork is an open source free helper class that lets you run multiple work in parallel threads, get success, failure and progress update on the WPF UI thread, wait for work to complete, abort all work (in case of shutdown), queue work to run after certain time, chain parallel work one after an
DevOps
Load Testing
Posted: 28 May 2011   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 210,202   Rating: 4.70/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 48   Downloaded: 0
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An HttpFilter that processes the output generated by dynamic pages and appends the last modified date of static files like js, css in order to make browsers download latest version as soon as files are changed
General Programming
Performance
Posted: 31 Jul 2011   Updated: 31 Jul 2011   Views: 108,587   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.54
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 85   Downloaded: 1,154
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You can build async REST API using WCF but due to some bug in WCF implementation it does not scale as you would want it to. Here's my journey with Microsoft's WCF team to explore the problem and find the right fix.
Tools
Posted: 8 Jul 2014   Updated: 15 Aug 2014   Views: 28,681   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.48
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 0
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Do you sometimes fail to notice Outlook reminder window? Do you wish a chat window would remain always on top of other windows so that you never miss a message? Here's an app for that.
Hosted Services
Azure
Posted: 3 Oct 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 300,438   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 96   Popularity: 9.59
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Caching large objects, duplicate objects, caching collections, live objects, thread unsafe caching and other common mistakes break your app instead of making it fly. Learn ten common caching mistakes devs make.
Productivity Apps and Services
Sharepoint
Posted: 7 Jul 2014   Updated: 15 Aug 2014   Views: 20,072   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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A .NET utility that scans a Sharepoint Task List and sends a daily digest type reminder email to each team member who has tasks assigned. It saves you from regularly chasing your team members to complete tasks or provide update.
Programming Languages
C#
Posted: 6 May 2004   Updated: 6 May 2004   Views: 524,948   Rating: 4.66/5    Votes: 75   Popularity: 8.68
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A handy utility for laptop users which stores network and proxy configuration as profiles and apply a profile very quickly whenever laptop goes to a different network
Posted: 3 Jul 2005   Updated: 19 Sep 2005   Views: 427,396   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 58   Popularity: 8.52
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Make version independent COM wrapper using late bound calls yet providing strongly type and disposable interfaces. A version independent managed Outlook Automation Library.
Posted: 16 May 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 201,549   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 40   Popularity: 7.76
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 172   Downloaded: 2,932
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Entity Framework is world’s most difficult ORM for n-tier application. See how I have produced a 100% unit testable fully n-tier compliant data access layer following the repository pattern using Entity Framework.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012   Updated: 22 Jul 2012   Views: 85,387   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.45
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MemoryStreamMultiplexer is a MemoryStream like buffer manager where one thread can write and many threads can read from it simultaneously. It supports blocking reads, so that reader threads can call .Read() and wait for some data to be written. Handy for loading data in one thread that is consumed c
Posted: 19 Sep 2009   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 110,733   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 62   Popularity: 8.83
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AspectF is a simple way to do Aspect Oriented Programming style coding which makes your code a lot cleaner and more maintainable.
Posted: 31 Jul 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 124,057   Rating: 3.17/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 3.81
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User Story is Worthless, Behavior is What We Need
Posted: 25 Jan 2005   Updated: 25 Jan 2005   Views: 252,262   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 74   Popularity: 9.02
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Distributed Command Pattern is a pattern for connected systems which implements command pattern. It frees designers from thinking about the communication and helps them concentrate on implementing commands as if it is a regular desktop application. The framework takes care of the communication.
Posted: 2 Mar 2012   Updated: 2 Mar 2012   Views: 44,363   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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ReadLine on Binary Stream
Javascript
Posted: 14 Dec 2006   Updated: 14 Dec 2006   Views: 272,183   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.40
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Powershell scripts allow you to take advantage of .NET libraries and write scripts which are almost as powerful as the .NET code itself.
Visual Basic
Posted: 23 Jul 2005   Updated: 16 Aug 2005   Views: 1,058,697   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 85   Popularity: 9.32
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RSS Feed aggregator and blogging Smart Client which uses Enterprise Library, Updater Application Block, lots of XML hacks and desktop tricks. A comprehensive guide to real life hurdles of Smart Client development.
XML
Posted: 24 Jun 2005   Updated: 24 Jun 2005   Views: 227,982   Rating: 4.72/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.15
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 88   Downloaded: 3,803
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Convert HTML to XHTML while applying tag and attribute filters in order to produce nice and clean HTML for web posting.
Web Development
Apache
Posted: 30 May 2016   Updated: 30 May 2016   Views: 62,901   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.21
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 0
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Use ElasticSearch and Grafana to build powerful and beautiful dashboards. Monitor and analyze IIS/Apache logs in near real time
ASP.NET
Posted: 29 Jul 2005   Updated: 16 Aug 2005   Views: 1,074,288   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 134   Popularity: 10.42
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Comprehensive guide to development of .NET 2.0 Smart Clients working with existing Service Oriented Architecture based XML web services, fully utilizing the Enterprise Library
Posted: 4 Jun 2012   Updated: 4 Jun 2012   Views: 125,455   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 51   Popularity: 8.53
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Codeuml.com is an open source free web based UML diagram editor. You can code uml diagrams as fast as you can type using a special language to describe the diagram.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014   Updated: 29 Sep 2014   Views: 46,844   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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Oracle Performance Dashboard (OPD) is a small ASP.NET website that shows you performance & problems of one or more Oracle instances in near real-time. It uses the Dynamic Performance Views (DPV) and runs some popular DBA scripts in order to get meaningful, easy to understand information out of the s
Posted: 21 Jul 2014   Updated: 16 Oct 2014   Views: 126,999   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 63   Popularity: 8.54
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SQL Server Performance Dashboard (SSPD) is a small open source web app that shows you performance & problems of one or more SQL Server instances and their databases in near real time.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016   Updated: 18 Jul 2016   Views: 29,520   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 6.28
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A .NET library to defend websites and web APIs against brute force and Denial-of-Service attacks
Posted: 9 May 2004   Updated: 9 May 2004   Views: 103,662   Rating: 4.08/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 3.89
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MCMAB's XmlFileStorage has a known bug for which it does not work in Web Applications. When you need to use external XML file for storing configuration, you have to do some tweaking yourself.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 255,956   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 99   Popularity: 9.69
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Production Architecture for a SaaS web application built using ASP.NET and SQL Server that guarantees 99.99% availability and super performance
Posted: 31 Oct 2005   Updated: 8 Nov 2005   Views: 1,433,305   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 218   Popularity: 11.40
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Run scheduled jobs 24x7 using ASP.NET without requiring a Windows Service.
Posted: 6 Aug 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 59,985   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.09
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WatinN to Automate Browser and Test Sophisticated ASP.NET AJAX Sites
Posted: 21 Aug 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 229,402   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 46   Popularity: 8.21
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A self-diagnostics page that runs through your web.config and confirms all the settings are correct, is a quick and easy way to identify environment problems after configuration change or production deployment.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011   Updated: 1 Feb 2012   Views: 221,541   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 44   Popularity: 8.04
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How to build truly RESTful API and website using the same ASP.NET MVC code
Posted: 7 Apr 2014   Updated: 15 Aug 2014   Views: 54,183   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 6.83
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Let browser download Javascripts, CSS while server is still performing expensive operation and generating the page output
Posted: 9 Apr 2015   Updated: 9 Apr 2015   Views: 62,729   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 35   Popularity: 7.62
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An example Web application showcasing the amazing features of ASP.NET MVC, WebAPI, EF together with ESB to build a secure, reliable, REST based web api, and web frontend.
Posted: 13 Jun 2009   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 65,692   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.88
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A collection of ExtractionRules, ValidationRules, and Request Plugin that makes ASP.NET and AJAX website testing painless. No need to record tests, write parameterized tests using server-side control names, handle UpdatePanels, simulate clicks on buttons - all from Web Test.
Posted: 21 Jul 2011   Updated: 21 Jul 2011   Views: 51,054   Rating: 4.55/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.54
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A handy ASPX page that you can just copy on any website and it dumps the Environment settings and common ASP.NET settings to help diagnose various problems.
Posted: 1 Nov 2009   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 133,143   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 6.88
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Implement caching in your project using AspectF library that saves you from writing plumbing code for dealing with cached objects and collections and learn how to handle stale objects and collections
Posted: 5 Dec 2010   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 228,215   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 44   Popularity: 8.03
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There are some simple configuration changes that you can make on machine.config and IIS to give your web applications significant performance boost. These are simple harmless changes but make a lot of difference in terms of scalability.
Posted: 4 Apr 2012   Updated: 4 Apr 2012   Views: 36,845   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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WCF Javascript Proxies (Service.svc/js) are never cached. They get generated and downloaded on every page view thus increasing page download time and server CPU. Here's an HttpModule to cache WCF Javascript Proxy on browser and respond with HTTP 304, if unchanged.
Posted: 20 Nov 2009   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 156,751   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 51   Popularity: 8.35
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This article presents some realistic unit and integration test examples in a N-tier web application to assist in writing tests that provide confidence in moving towards Test Driven Development (TDD)
Posted: 28 Jul 2016   Updated: 28 Jul 2016   Views: 35,189   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 6.15
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Protect ASP.NET and WCF from various brute force and Denial of Service attacks and speed up response time using nginx.
CSS
Posted: 1 Jul 2015   Updated: 1 Jul 2015   Views: 19,083   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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A Javascript-only, web based Dashboard library, that you can use to make eye-catchy Charts showing Transactions stats for your application, Server CPU, Memory, IO graphs etc. It offers libraries to convert different types of delimited text files into Charts.
HTML
Posted: 3 Jan 2007   Updated: 10 Mar 2010   Views: 1,647,118   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 325   Popularity: 12.04
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Build a Start Page similar to Google IG in 7 nights using ASP.NET AJAX, .NET 3.0, LINQ, DLinq, and XLinq.
Posted: 30 Nov 2006   Updated: 5 Mar 2008   Views: 429,687   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 103   Popularity: 9.83
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Performance tips and hard-core tricks that change core runtimes, not for the faint-hearted
Posted: 29 Dec 2007   Updated: 29 Dec 2007   Views: 177,975   Rating: 4.74/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 6.63
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An extender that allows content to be dragged and dropped within columns and across columns. Allows column-wise content flow and reorganization.
Posted: 13 Apr 2008   Updated: 13 Apr 2008   Views: 311,436   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 70   Popularity: 9.15
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An AJAX Proxy HttpHandler built using ASP.NET that continuously delivers content from external domains to the browser and is thus faster and more scalable than any other proxy service.
Posted: 15 Jul 2012   Updated: 18 Jul 2012   Views: 428,653   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 55   Popularity: 8.69
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Droptiles mimics the experience of Windows 8 Start screen using HTML, Javascript and CSS. It offers a framework to build Dashboards comprised of Tiles. Tiles are mini-Apps built using Javascript. They launch a full screen app when clicked. Apps can be any regular website to custom built applications
Posted: 30 Jan 2008   Updated: 30 Jan 2008   Views: 1,453,890   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 240   Popularity: 11.70
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10 easy ways to make ASP.NET and AJAX websites faster, more scalable and support more traffic at lower cost
IIS
Posted: 6 Aug 2007   Updated: 6 Aug 2007   Views: 171,064   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 51   Popularity: 8.10
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Learn about 13 production disasters that can bring down your business
XHTML
Posted: 8 Apr 2009   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 257,785   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 51   Popularity: 8.39
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Web 2.0 AJAX Portal built using jQuery, and ASP.NET 3.5. It offers Silverlight widget framework. Middle-tier built on Workflow Foundation. Data Access Layer uses Compiled Linq to SQL. Uses Enterprise Library 4.1 and Unitiy, offering Dependency Injection and Inversion of Control. All hot stuff!
Posted: 23 Sep 2009   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 82,956   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 40   Popularity: 7.80
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Learn the principle behind Microsoft's new Doloto and 6 other cool techniques that I did in Pageflakes to load large amounts of JavaScript without compromising performance
Posted: 9 Jun 2008   Updated: 9 Jun 2008   Views: 138,027   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.57
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A tiny JavaScript library that provides a handy function "ensure" which allows you to load JavaScript, HTML, CSS on-demand and then execute your code. ensure ensures that relevant JavaScript and HTML snippets are already in the browser DOM before executing your code that uses them.
Posted: 9 May 2008   Updated: 3 Aug 2008   Views: 348,691   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 60   Popularity: 8.66
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Download all external scripts on your Web page after the visible content is loaded for faster perceived speed and donwload multiple JavaScript in batch for better actual speed
Posted: 29 Dec 2007   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 147,967   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.29
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Serve extensionless URL from IIS without using custom ISAPI handler or IIS 6.0 wildcard mapping
Posted: 28 Aug 2008   Updated: 28 Aug 2008   Views: 233,934   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 64   Popularity: 8.36
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An HTTP handler that combines multiple CSS, JavaScript or URL into one response for faster page load. It can combine, compress and cache response which results in faster page load and better scalability of web application
Posted: 24 May 2008   Updated: 11 Jun 2011   Views: 478,083   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 62   Popularity: 8.75
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UFrame makes a DIV behave like an IFRAME that can load any ASP.NET/PHP/HTML page and allows all postback and hyperlink navigation to happen within the DIV - a painless way to make regular pages fully AJAX enabled

Average blogs rating: 4.57

All Topics
Posted: 29 Sep 2014   Updated: 29 Sep 2014   Views: 15,782   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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While working on open source projects, you have to frequently build your code, clean up all temporary files, remove your own passwords, connections strings from web.config, then create a binary deployment package in a zip format and then commit and git push to GitHub. Let's automate all these.
Hosted Services
Azure
Posted: 26 May 2013   Updated: 26 May 2013   Views: 58,323   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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How to setup a rock solid VM on Windows Azure for your WordPress blogs.
Operating Systems
Windows
Posted: 19 Sep 2012   Updated: 19 Sep 2012   Views: 61,832   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Using custom fonts without slowing down a page.
Posted: 18 May 2011   Updated: 18 May 2011   Views: 29,561   Rating: 4.40/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.08
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Steps to ensure that the web sites are properly recycled, caches are cleared, all the data stored at Application level is initialized
Programming Languages
C#
Posted: 29 Dec 2011   Updated: 29 Dec 2011   Views: 57,973   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.21
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How to browse the internet faster and save power using a smart HOSTS file
Posted: 18 May 2011   Updated: 18 May 2011   Views: 27,240   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.38
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How to make compression work for WCF services
SQL
Posted: 30 May 2016   Updated: 30 May 2016   Views: 27,452   Rating: 4.52/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.31
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Storing ASP.NET session outside webserver - SQL Server vs Redis vs Couchbase
WCF
Posted: 1 Aug 2011   Updated: 1 Aug 2011   Views: 34,510   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How WCF works for async services and how to fix this bug to make your async services truly async and scale under heavy load
Web Development
ASP.NET
Posted: 31 Jul 2011   Updated: 31 Jul 2011   Views: 24,291   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.90
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How to build a truly RESTful API and website using the same ASP.NET MVC code
CSS
Posted: 17 Oct 2011   Updated: 17 Oct 2011   Views: 33,471   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Posted: 30 May 2011   Updated: 29 May 2011   Views: 35,743   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Automatic JavaScript, CSS versioning to refresh browser cache
Posted: 25 May 2014   Updated: 25 May 2014   Views: 19,571   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Google Docs to clean HTML, good for WordPress posts, emails

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Performance
Posted: 17 May 2011   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 26,390   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.86
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Caching frequently used objects, that are expensive to fetch from the source, makes application perform faster under high load. It helps scale an application under concurrent requests. But some hard to notice mistakes can lead the application to suffer under high load, let alone making it perform be
Posted: 17 May 2011   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 108,928   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 6.75
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Traditional using() block disposes WCF clients incorrectly when there's a communication exception, eg dropping network connection. It raises exception during the dispose and thus the resources held by the WCF client aren't released properly. After some time, you end up with memory leaks.
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ASM
Posted: 17 May 2011   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 49,861   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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Silverlight webservice references get harcoded in ServiceReference.ClientConfig. The URLs get set to your development servers. But when you deploy live, the URLs don't match. Here's a way to dynamically change the URL of the service based on which website the Silverlight app is loaded from.
C#
Posted: 17 May 2011   Updated: 27 May 2011   Views: 127,405   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 49   Popularity: 7.86
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VB has a With keyword that you can use to save typing same variables name over and over again. Here's a similar workaround for C#
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ASP.NET
Posted: 4 Oct 2011   Updated: 4 Oct 2011   Views: 12,962   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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You should add more ideas or at least edit the content significantly instead of copying and pasting from another article, my article that is:10 ASP.NET Performance and Scalability Secrets[^]==================There are several ASP.NET default HttpModules which sit in the request...
IIS
Posted: 15 Mar 2011   Updated: 8 Aug 2011   Views: 48,951   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.39
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WCF does not support Compression out of the box, so fix it
Posted: 17 May 2011   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 24,190   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Deploy incremental updates on production asp.net sites without causing weird compilation error or runtime errors and ensure servers are recycled gracefully without impacting any user's session
Posted: 17 May 2011   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 26,360   Rating: 3.50/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.67
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Use tinyget to keep websites and webservices always warm
Posted: 17 May 2011   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 21,671   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Files with different date time get different ETag generated by IIS. As a result, on a web server farm, each webserver sends different ETag for the same file as the files are copied to those servers at different date time. Here's a script that can set date time of same file across multiple servers to

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