Use these instructions at your own risk. As with all installations you should become familiar with the software and ensure it is setup and secured correctly. Recently I’ve been using Redis on some projects to provide a really fast and reliable in-memory, distributed cache and datastore. It’s easy to use and has been a blast … Continue reading Installing Redis on a Windows Workstation
AngularJS is awesome! I've been spending a lot of time lately learning and building applications using the AngularJS framework. I'm definitely not an expert yet, but I'm having a lot of fun! It's a great framework and I really like how they've made testing a first-class feature. Templates with directives Recently I had to create … Continue reading Testing Templated AngularJS Directives
That's right. I said it. If you are a software developer, then you are also a software tester. If you care about the quality of the software you are developing then you should be spending a significant amount of your development effort ensuring and verifying that quality. The only way to do that is to … Continue reading Developer === Tester
Why version your assemblies?Having version information on your assemblies that are deployed with your application can be useful for determining what code was actually used to create a compiled asset. Unfortunately the default versioning msbuild provides during a compilation is not extremely useful. You can enable auto-increment on the version numbers, but unless you track … Continue reading Assembly Versioning with Team City and Git
As part of this process all of the developers needed to get setup with the tooling in Windows necessary to interact with the new repository that's on our domain. Most of the documentation that I was able to find for GitHub was specific to setting up the tools for GitHub proper and not for the … Continue reading Getting Started with GitHub for the Enterprise
We have multiple web applications on our server farm that share forms authentication. This makes it possible to have a single login page / functionality that can be shared between the applications. In order to allow the encrypted forms authentication cookie to be shared between these applications the web.config needs to be setup in the … Continue reading Problem Sharing ASP.NET Forms Authentication or A Tale of Two Cryptography Cores
A few days ago I was troubleshooting an issue with my laptop when I noticed a large number of errors in the system log that looked like this: Name resolution for the name nrumtznshm.mydomain.org timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded. This was a warning in the Windows System Event Log with … Continue reading Name resolution timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded
Also known as watch the precedence order of your registrations! We have recently begun switching our MVC project to leverage the Areas feature in MVC. This is a big benefit and allows us to organize our application functionally as opposed to by file type. As an example it allows us to put everything about updating … Continue reading ASP.NET MVC – Why doesn’t my area route registration work?