A while ago I was talking with my manager at the time about traits that we value in a Program Manager. He related an anecdote about an interview he gave where it became clear that the candidate did not deal well with ambiguity.Read More
Here’s a handy tip I just recently learned from the new intern on our team (see, you can learn something from anyone on any given day). I’ve long known you could access your local drives from a remote machine.Read More
ASP.NET 4 introduces a few new extensibility APIs that live the hermit lifestyle away from the public eye. They’re not exactly hidden - they are well documented on MSDN - but they aren’t well publicized. It’s about time we shine a spotlight on them.Read More
One of my favorite features of ASP.NET MVC 2 is the support for client validation. I’ve covered a bit about validation in the following two posts:Read More
Like the well disciplined secure developer that you are, when you built
your ASP.NET MVC 1.0 application, you remembered to call
every time you output a value that came from user input. Didn’t you?
One annoyance that some developers have run into with ASP.NET MVC is that certain reserved filenames are not allowed in URLs. Often, this is manifested as a Bad Request error or a File Not Found (404) error.Read More
JsonValueProviderFactory is now registered by default in ASP.NET MVC 3. So if you’re using ASP.NET MVC 3, you can ignore that part of this blog post.
This is the third in a three part series related to HTML encoding
blocks, aka the
<%: ... %> syntax.
UPDATE: After an email exchange with Eric Meijer, I learned that I was a bit imprecise in this treatment. Or, as the colloquial term goes, “wrong”. :) I’ve changed the title to reflect more accurately what Reactive extensions provide.Read More
It’s that time of year again when the sakura (cherry blossoms) bloom and allergies kick into high gear. When the drive home is no longer shrouded in darkness and when the ASP.NET team releases Software!Read More
If there’s one impression that Austin left on me, besides the one that Rudy’s “extra moist” barbecue left on my gut, is that it’s a developer friendly town.Read More
During the MVP summit, an attendee asked me for some help with a common scenario common among those building content management systems. He wanted his site to use human friendly URLs.Read More
If you have a model object with a property named
Id, you may have run
into an issue where your model state is invalid when binding to that
model even though you don’t have an “Id” field in your form.
As many of you have probably heard, the release candidate for Visual Studio 2010 was recently released containing immense performance improvements and tons of bug fixes.Read More