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Programming Languages
C#
18 Nov 2016   Updated: 24 Nov 2016   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.39
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How to use datatables with Web API - making a simple GET request

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BUILD
5 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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This article assumes the reader is familiar with James Kovac's PowerShell based build language, PSake, and explains how to pass parameters from the command line and use them within a PSake build script.
DevOps
Agile
6 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 3.71/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.24
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An exploration of ways to sell the unit test idea to organisations and projects that are unwilling to engage in/realise the benefits of the practice
Continuous Build
6 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Article discussing how to run a local Continuous Integration build via a Visual Studio shortcut key, with a focus on PSake
Git
12 Jan 2017   Updated: 12 Jan 2017   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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This is part 2 of a series on using deploying to Microsoft Azure. Check out the other parts here:How can I deploy my asp.net website to Microsoft Azure?Why is it that some people seem to just “get” the whole cloud publishing thing? While others are left floundering, wondering how to take advantage o
19 Jan 2017   Updated: 19 Jan 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Part 3 of a series on deploying to Microsoft Azure
Testing
2 Jan 2016   Updated: 5 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Article discussing how to unit test ASP.NET MVC controllers using NUnit and NSubstitute
3 Jan 2016   Updated: 5 Jan 2016   Rating: 4.30/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.01
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Article discussing how to unit test HttpContext.Current outside of a controller
20 Apr 2017   Updated: 20 Apr 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How to effectively unit test validation logic
TFS
6 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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I often get developers who are unfamiliar with the branching and merging process within TFS asking me how it works, so I've put together a short guide that explains the basics.
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Quick overview of searching and filtering Team Foundation Server changesets
Fluent
23 Mar 2017   Updated: 23 Mar 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Part 3 of a series on configuring and using Fluent Validation and Autofac
Gherkin
7 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The first of a 2 part series on effect mapping and specification by example as tools for project planning. This first part focuses on effect maps
Hosted Services
Azure
4 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 3.40/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 1.62
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We recently encountered the dreaded 'Not running in a hosted service or the Development Fabric' yellow screen of death whilst developing a client website hosted inside Azure. This post outlines one approach to accessing Blob/Table/Queue Storage services from an Azure Web Site.
5 Jan 2017   Updated: 5 Jan 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How to deploy your ASP.NET website to Microsoft Azure
Programming Languages
C#
24 Nov 2016   Updated: 24 Nov 2016   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to use DataTables with Web API Part 2: Making a POST request
4 Jan 2016   Updated: 4 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Real-time filtering of a grid or list
9 Mar 2017   Updated: 9 Mar 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Configuring and using Fluent Validation and Autofac
7 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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The second of a 2 part series on effect mapping and specification by example as tools for project planning. This second part focuses on specifications.
Javascript
8 Dec 2016   Updated: 9 Dec 2016   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.96
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Part 4 of a series on using DataTables with WebAPI
ReSharper
7 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.92
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I've been using ReSharper for the last 4 years and consider it to be the most useful tool I have yet come across. The purpose of this article is to highlight some of my favourite features.
Web Development
ASP.NET
1 Dec 2016   Updated: 1 Dec 2016   Rating: 3.80/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.29
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This is part 3 of a 4-part series on using DataTables with WebAPI.
9 Feb 2017   Updated: 12 Feb 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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A quick example to show how to check for a duplicate username
23 Feb 2017   Updated: 24 Feb 2017   Rating: 4.56/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.17
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How to quickly set up Dependency Injection with Autofac
2 Jan 2016   Updated: 4 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How do you display WebAPI model errors in MVC?
2 Jan 2016   Updated: 4 Jan 2016   Rating: 3.36/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.35
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How do you call a Web API Endpoint without using JavaScript?
3 Jan 2016   Updated: 4 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Send a success message to a View using TempData
2 Jan 2016   Updated: 4 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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How do you post to a Web API controller from an MVC controller?
3 Jan 2016   Updated: 4 Jan 2016   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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How to handle multiple Submit buttons on a form with data attributes
3 Jan 2016   Updated: 4 Jan 2016   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Article exploring how ViewModels fit in to the MVC ecosystem and how to use factories to create them.
3 Jan 2016   Updated: 5 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Article examining one approach to reducing controller dependencies in an ASP.NET MVC application by using generic factories.
2 Jan 2016   Updated: 5 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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In an earlier article, I wrote about reducing controller dependencies with generic factories. One criticism of this approach, which I agree with, is that it hides those dependencies. This article looks at an alternate approach - using facades.
2 Jan 2016   Updated: 5 Jan 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Article discussing how to handle posted data in an MVC controller action by using commands and handlers
3 Jan 2016   Updated: 5 Jan 2016   Rating: 4.63/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.78
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In this post, we'll discuss how display templates can simplify our view logic.
6 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 1.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Article discussing how to pass Json data to a RESTful WCF 4 service using Json.Net
6 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.40
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Article outlining one approach for adding custom HTTP 301 redirects to a webforms application using an HttpModule
16 Jan 2016   Updated: 18 Jan 2016   Rating: 4.65/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.84
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How to use web API to authenticate usrs of your MVC application?
HTML
26 Jan 2017   Updated: 2 Feb 2017   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.96
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How to make a web form read-only the easy way
IIS
2 Feb 2017   Updated: 6 Feb 2017   Rating: 4.76/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.33
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This post will show you how to quickly configure your MVC website in IIS.
5 Jan 2016   Updated: 7 Jan 2016   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to configure IIS Express so that it runs from Visual Studio without needing Visual Studio to be run with Admin rights.

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levelnis
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