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26 Jul 2018   Updated: 26 Jul 2018   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 31   Popularity: 6.99
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Software development is overwhelming.
26 Jul 2018   Updated: 26 Jul 2018   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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Software soup
.NET
28 Apr 2017   Updated: 28 Apr 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.88
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Contributing to .NET for dummies
All Topics
4 Dec 2018   Updated: 4 Dec 2018   Rating: 2.89/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 2.45
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This is a post about priorities of a passionate developer.
16 Oct 2013   Updated: 16 Oct 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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Semantic merge emerges (from Beta)
Programming Languages
Dart
20 Aug 2013   Updated: 26 Aug 2013   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 46   Popularity: 8.26
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This post is going to cover a new library called RegExpBuilder which aims to transform very nasty looking regular expressions into easily readable formats that can easily be built and understood.
Web Development
ASP.NET
24 Jul 2013   Updated: 10 Oct 2013   Rating: 4.97/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.84
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This post will cover how to get the number of lines of code within your application in both premium and non-premium versions of Visual Studio through either the integrated Code Metrics tools (Premium-versions only) or by leveraging a crafty Regular Expression and without having to resort to USI.

Average blogs rating: 4.75

16 Sep 2013   Updated: 16 Sep 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Handling casing issues though Extension Methods in C# and Visual Basic.
.NET
22 Aug 2017   Updated: 22 Aug 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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NodeServices: Where Javascript and .NET Meet Back on the Other Side
28 Jan 2015   Updated: 28 Jan 2015   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.40
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A deeper look into open source .NET development
4 Jul 2016   Updated: 4 Jul 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Accessing identity and HttpContext Info using dependency injection in .NET 5
19 Jun 2017   Updated: 19 Jun 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Several pieces of functionality that were added to my first bot to make it what it is today
12 Jan 2020   Updated: 12 Jan 2020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Nearly any engineer worth his or her salt will likely agree that consistency is important. . If they don’t, they probably haven’t ever worked on a large legacy application or with a team of any decent size. Everyone being roughly (sans tabs vs. spaces religious views) on the same.
64 bit
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99 Problems and a Bit Ain’t One
All Topics
3 Dec 2016   Updated: 3 Dec 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How to bring your web application to desktop life with electron
22 Mar 2017   Updated: 22 Mar 2017   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Using Shared Projects in ASP.NET
11 Sep 2013   Updated: 11 Sep 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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This blog post focuses on validating Social Security Numbers and why they may be a bit deceivingly more difficult to validate than you might expect.
18 Apr 2014   Updated: 18 Apr 2014   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to use a Cookie-Aware WebClient to Persist Authentication in ASP.NET MVC
9 Feb 2015   Updated: 9 Feb 2015   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.75
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Simple Modularity through Areas in ASP.NET MVC
14 Dec 2013   Updated: 14 Dec 2013   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.79
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This quick article will cover how to go about creating and using ASP.NET MVC5 applications within Visual Studio.
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Page the doctor when entity framework paging goes rogue
18 Feb 2014   Updated: 18 Feb 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Introducing Bing code search, an easy way to find code samples from within VS 2013
8 Aug 2017   Updated: 8 Aug 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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How to make a switch as a software developer
12 Feb 2020   Updated: 12 Feb 2020   Rating: 3.46/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.12
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This post discusses different ways in which one can incorporate fitness while working remotely and outlines the benefits of doing so.
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 23 Apr 2013   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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Missing Intelligencia.UrlRewriter.dll file
6 Apr 2014   Updated: 6 Apr 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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A summary of some of things done this year to help make a contribution to the development world
18 Apr 2014   Updated: 18 Apr 2014   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.15
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Regularly express yourself using RegExpBuilder
19 Apr 2014   Updated: 19 Apr 2014   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to merge smarter with semantic merge
19 Apr 2014   Updated: 19 Apr 2014   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.10
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A Battle of Intellisense (between Visual Studio and Resharper)
28 Oct 2015   Updated: 28 Oct 2015   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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One Bad Apple Can Ruin The Deployment Process
28 Jun 2016   Updated: 28 Jun 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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RC2 package restoration woes
17 Jan 2017   Updated: 17 Jan 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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When Insecure Responses and Certificate Transparency Completely Break Electron
30 Jan 2017   Updated: 30 Jan 2017   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to add support for your favorite library in Glyphfriend
9 Feb 2017   Updated: 9 Feb 2017   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 6.19
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Why won't you answer my question?
5 Apr 2017   Updated: 5 Apr 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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This post will discuss Lightweight Solution Load in Visual Studio 2017
26 Dec 2017   Updated: 26 Dec 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Knowing when to reflect with caller info attributes
3 Dec 2013   Updated: 3 Dec 2013   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.38
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The newest Fiddle sibling: .NET Fiddle!
16 Apr 2014   Updated: 16 Apr 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Semantic Merge Emerges (from Beta)
19 Apr 2014   Updated: 19 Apr 2014   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.40
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Line counts have always been one of the most common metrics associated with software development projects, albeit not a very meaningful one.
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I am not afraid of upgrading Ghost (on Azure)
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
19 Feb 2020   Updated: 19 Feb 2020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Transformation on numerous fronts with just a few months of exposure to Kafka technology
Containers
Docker
17 Jan 2019   Updated: 17 Jan 2019   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.81
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Tools to test security, a plan on how to secure your system and building good habits to help ensure you stay protected
4 Mar 2020   Updated: 4 Mar 2020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How containers can quickly become trashcans if unused ones are not deleted
Database Development
SQL Server
7 Jan 2020   Updated: 7 Jan 2020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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As applications and their associated databases grow, things change. Rows get modified, schema get updated, and often, things can slow down.
General Programming
Threads
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In my previous post, I discussed the use of TransactionScope within C# and how it might simplify how transactions are managed within your applications.
Hosted Services
Azure
30 Jan 2015   Updated: 30 Jan 2015   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How to use a custom domain with an Azure website
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For nearly two years, this site has been running over at WordPress.com and things have been great. WordPress provided everything that I needed to really get the blog off of the ground with no financial commitments of any kind, which was a big deal in the beginning.
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Smooth transactions with TransactionScope
Microsoft
25 Apr 2013   Updated: 25 Apr 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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Using Pex and Microsoft Code Digger to better understand and test your code
Mobile Apps
22 Jan 2015   Updated: 22 Jan 2015   Rating: 4.33/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.30
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.NET Becomes Open Source and Cross-Platform
3 Feb 2015   Updated: 3 Feb 2015   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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.NET becomes Open Source and Cross-Platform
MVC
18 Jun 2014   Updated: 18 Jun 2014   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.40
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The circle of life... cycle of MVC applications
28 Jun 2016   Updated: 28 Jun 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How to extend MVC controllers from external assemblies and projects
MVC5
18 Oct 2014   Updated: 18 Oct 2014   Rating: 4.47/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.04
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How to integrate TinyMCE into an MVC 5 project
NuGet
21 Jul 2014   Updated: 21 Jul 2014   Rating: 3.20/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.96
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How to use the NuGet package explorer to create, explore and publish packages
Operating Systems
Windows
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 23 Apr 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Handy development tools for assisting others from your browser
13 May 2013   Updated: 13 May 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Handling larger JSON string values in .NET.
Productivity Apps and Services
Sharepoint
4 Jul 2016   Updated: 4 Jul 2016   Rating: 4.27/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.04
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How to clear down a database full of constraints in SQL Server
Programming Languages
C#
2 Oct 2017   Updated: 2 Oct 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Hands-free security scanning within .NET applications
2 Mar 2020   Updated: 2 Mar 2020   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.36
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C# local functions and how they can be used to make code more readable
13 Aug 2013   Updated: 13 Aug 2013   Rating: 4.60/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.19
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A Battle of Intellisense
28 Oct 2015   Updated: 28 Oct 2015   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.49
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C# 6 has been out for quite some time now and I thought I would write up a quick post on one of its newer features that I use quite often: string interpolation.
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How to debug deeper through reference source
13 Feb 2014   Updated: 13 Feb 2014   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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This is a post about when MVC5, SignalR and NuGet just won’t get along
C# 7.0
1 Nov 2016   Updated: 1 Nov 2016   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.72
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C#7.0: Tuples to the extreme!
C++
16 Apr 2014   Updated: 16 Apr 2014   Rating: 4.07/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.45
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Remove slow startups and enjoy less "suspense" through .NET 4.5.1's app suspend feature
Java
7 Apr 2017   Updated: 7 Apr 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.23
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Here are some "secret" productivity tips for Visual Studio 2017
Javascript
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 23 Apr 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How to easily open and close them all from the page that spawned them.
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How to calculate business hours in JavaScript
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 23 Apr 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Querying Wikipedia in ASP.NET using LINQ-to-Wiki.
22 Jun 2017   Updated: 22 Jun 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
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Updated Chrome Debugging tools that are worth mentioning
Typescript
2 Jan 2020   Updated: 2 Jan 2020   Rating: 3.91/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.35
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New C# 9 features
Visual Basic
18 Apr 2014   Updated: 18 Apr 2014   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to handle casing issues through extension methods in C# and Visual Basic
XML
26 Dec 2017   Updated: 26 Dec 2017   Rating: 4.29/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.04
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Encoding XML again
Visual Studio
6 May 2013   Updated: 6 May 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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How to enable underflow and overflow checking within Visual Studio
30 Jul 2014   Updated: 30 Jul 2014   Rating: 4.43/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.11
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How to use Visual Studio AutoRecover to avoid losing your work and your mind
17 Feb 2017   Updated: 17 Feb 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How to resolve Installation Issues with Visual Studio 2017
10 Oct 2016   Updated: 10 Oct 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Here are some common Visual Studio Extension woes
26 Dec 2017   Updated: 26 Dec 2017   Rating: 3.42/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.06
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Visual Studio 2017 has certainly been a major improvement over previous iteration of the flagship IDE; however, it isn't without its flaws.
Visual Studio 2012
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 23 Apr 2013   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.31
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How to integrate and use Github in Visual Studio 2012
Visual Studio 2013
5 Apr 2014   Updated: 5 Apr 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Introducing Bing Code Search, an easy way to find code samples from within Visual Studio 2013
Web Development
27 Nov 2013   Updated: 3 Dec 2013   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.08
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When MVC came along however, the water became a bit muddled and developers had a major choice to make when starting up a new project: Web Forms or MVC?
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The postman always tests your web APIs, twice
Apache
18 Jun 2020   Updated: 18 Jun 2020   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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How to avoid Kotlin minefields in Apache Beam
15 May 2020   Updated: 15 May 2020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Some recommended readings about streaming systems
ASP.NET
19 Jul 2016   Updated: 19 Jul 2016   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.46
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How to bundle and minify in ASP.NET core applications
24 Apr 2013   Updated: 24 Apr 2013   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.89
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Wherever there is a form or page that allows a user to post up information, there is an opportunity for repeat postings and spam.
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In this blog post, I’ll review over the three main ASP.NET web development technologies to help broadly cover what each of them do and which one might be best for you to get started with.
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 10 Oct 2013   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.64
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This post will cover how to get yourself up and running using SignalR within Visual Studio 2010 in a jiffy.
10 Feb 2014   Updated: 10 Feb 2014   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.65
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How to learn ASP.NET
5 Apr 2014   Updated: 5 Apr 2014   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How to learn ASP.NET
5 Jul 2016   Updated: 5 Jul 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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Cache Rules Everything Around Me: Using ASP.NET MVC6 TagHelpers to Bust Cache
5 Jul 2016   Updated: 5 Jul 2016   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.92
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Understanding Routing Precedence in ASP.NET MVC and Web API
27 Apr 2017   Updated: 27 Apr 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Extending Tag Helpers in ASP.NET Core Applications
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 23 Apr 2013   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.15
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This post will cover how to implement a very basic Audit trail within your ASP.NET MVC Application using custom ActionFilters.
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This article will discuss the steps necessary to implement and enhance CORS support within ASP.NET WebAPI allowing you to handle CORS Requests at a Global, Controller, or Action level to provide more flexibility when working with possible cross-origin requests.
8 Dec 2016   Updated: 8 Dec 2016   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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How to use ASP.NET Core JavaScript services to play nice with client-side frameworks
29 Oct 2015   Updated: 29 Oct 2015   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
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A quick rundown of web services in ASP.NET: Web API and WCF
27 Nov 2013   Updated: 3 Dec 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Applying conditional attributes in ASP.NET MVC Views.
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 10 Oct 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
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How to create advanced audit trails using ActionFilters in ASP.NET
22 Jul 2013   Updated: 22 Jul 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.77
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This post will cover how to create a simple “cookie-aware” WebClient class that will authenticate and persist this authentication for the duration of the WebClient to allow access to secure areas of your MVC Application without the need for re-authenticating for each request.
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How to apply conditional attributes in ASP.NET MVC views
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Welcome to the family, one ASP.NET
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Making the leap to ASP.NET MVC 6 Beta 8
16 Feb 2015   Updated: 16 Feb 2015   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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Break Away From XML Configurations with ConfigR
6 Apr 2014   Updated: 6 Apr 2014   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.75
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Using ASP.NET MVC5 within Visual Studio 2012
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How to detect AJAX Requests in ASP.NET MVC6
12 Feb 2019   Updated: 12 Feb 2019   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.71
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How to make your .NET application less quirky
19 Oct 2016   Updated: 19 Oct 2016   Rating: 4.20/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.26
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How to access SQL from Entity Framework Code Queries in ASP.NET core
24 Apr 2013   Updated: 7 May 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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Generating an MD5 hash from a string using LINQ.
13 Sep 2013   Updated: 14 Oct 2013   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.86
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How to merge smarter with Semantic Merge.
13 Jun 2017   Updated: 13 Jun 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Options for configuring ASP.NET core application settings
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1 Sep 2013   Updated: 3 Sep 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
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Common approaches to responsive design
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23 Apr 2013   Updated: 23 Apr 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
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How to find the ASP.NET configuration tool in Visual Studio 2012
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Resolving controller blocking within .NET 4.5 and ASP.NET MVC.
23 Apr 2013   Updated: 23 Apr 2013   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Centering a SliderExtender control in ASP.NET WebForms
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Canceling file uploads using the ASP.NET FileUpload control
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This article covers one of the switches that you might be interested in flipping, the App Suspend feature, which is available in .NET 4.5.1 on Windows Server 2012 R2.
22 Dec 2019   Updated: 22 Dec 2019   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
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One thing that I've always loved hearing about from fellow engineers or reading about on technical blogs are bugs. Nasty ones. Ones that keep you up at night and those that will wake you from a dead sleep. These are the ones that great stories are built upon, because like.

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A one-stop-shop for improving the web.
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This post will provide a short walk-through for handling and updating these areas of your application to gain more control over debugging, testing and running your applications through Visual Studio.

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An experienced Software Developer and Graphic Designer with an extensive knowledge of object-oriented programming, software architecture, design methodologies and database design principles. Specializing in Microsoft Technologies and focused on leveraging a strong technical background and a creative skill-set to create meaningful and successful applications.

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