Even if .NET Core - or simply .NET is the new standard and recommended way to build Web Apps, sometimes you might want or need to create an ASP.NET MVC5 Project that is based on .NET Framework.
Use Virtualization to Develop legacy .NET Apps on a Mac
So, we all know that. the new .NET is not your father’s .NET, it’s cool, it’s Cross-platform, and it’s Open-Source. It’s simply modern. It’s Avocados and Soy lattes. Yet, it is not easy to simply stop developing Apps based on .NET Framework or to migrate everything to the newest, container-based architecture using the newest .NET Version. More or less, .NET...
Three Web.config tricks – force HTTPS, force yes/no www subdomain
No worries series is designed to do just that – enable you to say “no worries”, just copy the code and fire it up. For the first post in the series, we’ll do two simple, but very common requirements using some web.config tricks. So, let’s get into it. Force HTTPS <system.webServer> <rewrite> <rules> <clear /> <rule name="Redirect to https"...
Handler PHP_via_FastCGI has a bad module FastCgiModule in its module list
There are many challenges when attempting to establish cooperation between systems and technologies that were not originally meant to work together. Unfortunately, this is still true to this day, even if we have come a long way. Trying to make PHP run smoothly on Microsoft IIS might be one of the examples where things are not always running smoothly, case in point is this error: HTTP Error 500.21...
Return HTTP status code 404 and error content in ASP.NET MVC
The key thing is to return the Real 404 HTTP status code and avoid any solution that replaces 404 with 301. This is completely wrong and has the potential to do damage to your site.
A few quick tips on how to improve site speed
Search engines care about page speed. Users care about page speed. It only makes sense that you try to make your pages load as quickly as possible, without losing anything important
Development tip: Use Visual Studio Code Snippets
If you haven’t been programming in visual studio for long, chances are you haven’t heard about code snippets. A code snippet is actually coding that you can quickly insert into the code editor. Typically, snippets are common language constructs you use often, and many come bundled with Visual Studio. You probably noticed them in IntelliSense as you were typing code. Code snippet...
Great developer resources: MSDN code samples
There are a lot of great developer resources out there on the Internet, so it occurred to me that it would be interesting to showcase some of them, especially ones that are jam-packed with great resources
The Expert (Short Comedy Sketch) – or what is it like to be an Engineer in the Corporate World
I had to take a minute to share this wonderful and funny video about what it is like to be an engineer in the corporate world. I really suggest that you take a few minutes to watch it. Of course, as with everything, it can be up to interpretation. The engineer could also have asked what do they really want to accomplish by asking to draw lines in this fashion and then maybe a better way would...