Windows 8 Consumer Preview was downloaded a million times in its first day of availability.
The goal of this blog post is to describe how templates work in the WinJS library. In particular, you learn how to use a template to display both a single item and an array of items. You also learn how to load a template from an external file. Why use Templates? Imagine that you want [...]
A few months ago I blogged that the Copenhagen .NET UserGroup had reached 900 members (http://wp.me/psB7P-ba). Today CNUG reached 1000 members – almost 0.02 percent of the Danish population. Looking forward it is the plan to host one monthly meeting. A handfull of dedicated members is making sure that the meetings are planned and executed [...]
If you use WebApi with the Asp.Net MVC framework you may not realize that there is some ‘magic’ that takes place under the hood to convert the over the wire data from Json into an object. You may not realize this because by default it ‘just works’, which is exactly what I want and what a framework should do. However, if you are not using MVC and you are going to use WebApi endpoints from any other application you will have to handle this deserialization or transformation your self and we will find out that this is actually very
easy. If you are not familiar with the WebApi you can bounce over to a few of my prior posts about this topic: Zero to Self Hosting AspNet WebApi Consuming WebApi endpoints in your application When you set out to convert your Json data into an object you will want to do the following. 1) Include a reference to the System.Runtime.Serialization assembly in order to use the JsonValueExtension class. 2) Add a using statement for System.Runtime.Serialization.Json 3) Run the following...(Read whole news on source site)
Did you know Mighty Moose had LOLCATS inside? Sometimes dev teams do odd things. This was ours but I really feel weird coding without it now.
This week I have been setting up a new development IIS 7.5 server. I have three websites all bound to a separate port and I needed each to be setup with SSL. This functionality is built into IIS 7+ but you can only set the name for the cert. If you need to change other settings then you’ll need to use SelfSSL. SelfSSL comes with the IIS6 Resource Kit. However, it has a problem. It works on IIS7 BUT only for the last certificate that you create with it. It’s a known bug and I couldn’t find a newer version of SelfSSL. SelfSSL7 to
the rescue SelfSSL7 is the fix. I found this after using a slew of variants in my search terms. That’s the reason I’m posting this. It seemed way too hard to find for me. Using SelfSSL7 If you type selfssl7 at the command line with no options it will create a default certificate for you site. The command to set the number of days and site and port number is listed below. selfssl7 /N cn=