A day doesn’t go by lately without some new shiny toy being released for software developers to play with. A big challenge is deciding whether the new hotness is something you need to invest time in learning and using, or if it’s OK to let this particular popularity train pass you by. The recent release … Continue reading The New Shiny: Is Visual Studio Code for You?
Last night, I had the opportunity to present to the Microsoft Maniacs meetup in Sterling, VA. I want to thank everyone who attended, and share my slides and code. The slides are embedded above, and also included in the Github repo for my presentation, which is linked below.
My thanks to everyone who attended my session at NoVA Code Camp 2015, “Building Services with ASP.NET Web API”. Below you’ll find my slides, as well as a link to the Github repository containing my demo code. Please note that the demo code contains many non-standard naming practices, so I would advise against using it … Continue reading Slides and Code for NoVA Code Camp – Building Services with Web API
I’ve been scheduling a lot of events and classes over the next several months, so I wanted to provide a list for anyone interested in checking out one of my talks. Here’s the current list:
As promised, here’s my deck from this past Saturday’s Northern Virginia Code Camp, from my session on Getting Started with ASP.NET Web API.
A quick note for folks who attended the Apex Systems Tech Talk I did this past Thursday. As promised, I’ve published my slides to OneDrive, and they can be found here: http://1drv.ms/1qPINUn
Works on My Machine…or Does It? It’s always frustrating when you’re working on a project, and everything looks good when you’re running it from Visual Studio, and then you deploy to your web server, and suddenly something’s not rendering correctly. In this post, I’ll give you some tips for troubleshooting these problems when the target … Continue reading ASP.NET MVC, Bootstrap, and Internet Explorer Compatibility View
In this series, I’m exploring a variety of ways to build back-end data storage and services for Windows 8 apps (many of which, BTW, can also be used for other mobile and web apps as well). Here are the posts so far: Overview – High-level view of some of the available platform technologies, and a … Continue reading Building Back-end Data and Services for Windows 8 Apps: ASP.NET Web API
Background If you’ve ever used a tool like Yahoo!’s Yslow to analyze the performance of your web application, you’ve probably run into the recommendation that you should put your scripts at the bottom of the page, unless those scripts insert page content (a good example of this, which we’ll see later in this post, is … Continue reading Make Script Performance Automatic with Custom Templates in Visual Studio 2010