I am on an exploration of new technology outside of my usual comfort zone. My first step is to get a python web development setup working on my Windows 8 Asus Zenbook. This article will show my first step, getting the current stable release of
Has Microsoft MVC ever complained to you about not being able to load your site’s home page due to having two home controllers? Sometimes this can happen after you publish your site after some refactoring. Multiple types were found that match the controller named ‘Home’.
Recently I wrote about packaging an MVC controller from a live application as a NuGet package. This article will show how to alter the nuspec for the NuGet content (non-assembly based) packages to have the same version number as the overall solution and reference the
This is a followup from my last article on Candor Mvc bootstrap. This will show the first steps in moving a portion of an Mvc project out into a NuGet package. The NuGet package will include the controller and the associated view models and views.
Previously I’ve talked about the concepts behind securing passwords and the backend code related to that. I am now going to follow up with how to use the candor security features from a Microsoft MVC web application. The full source code can be found in
Git on it’s own can be a little intimidating to learn. Github is a place to host your Git repositories. Github offers some nice features to manage your repositories and make it easy for people to find your open source projects. But to do much
I used to create my application database by managing a series of install scripts with one table or stored procedure per file. In those files I had to manage potential changes to those schema items and also handle conditional creation of those entities if they
Have you ever had a windows service that stops working occasionally and wanted a way to be notified when it is non-functional or wanted it to reboot itself as needed? You can restart windows services in code. Your code can even restart a server
Many developers seem to want the GUI windows service install approach. It appears as if Microsoft removed something from at least some of the SKU’s for Visual Studio 2012, as there is a stackoverflow question mentioning the ‘Add Installer’ menu item doesn’t work for them.
You cannot run a windows service project on your development machine by pressing F5, at least not out of the box. If you did, you would get this error message. Cannot start service from the command line or a debugger. A Windows Service must first