Why Should You Pursue a Microsoft Certification?
If you’re considering taking a Microsoft Official Curriculum course (or your company is considering sending you to one) you should know that it’s a good choice for both of you. The most obvious benefit of taking a Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) course is that you’re getting information about Microsoft technologies from the source. Coupled with […]
A log4net Tutorial on .NET Application Logging
Logging frameworks are invaluable in application development. This log4net tutorial will look at it’s benefits as a logging framework, how to set it up and how to create entries. The Benefits of Software Logging Include Collecting data on the (mis)behavior of applications in production Looking for errors in logic when using a debugger is altering […]
Five C# 6.0 New Features to Look Forward To.
With Visual Studio 2015 due to ship this month, it seems like a good time to consider how C# 6.0 is going to make our professional lives just that little bit easier. C# 6 is more evolution then revolution. It’s about smoothing off some of the rough edges of the language. So there’s something for […]
How to Use ViewModels Without Sacrificing Encapsulation
I have been using ASP.NET MVC extensively over the past year, and the more I use it, the more I like it. However, there remain a couple of things that bug me. One is the fact that the built-in validation doesn’t work with repeating forms. The other is the “best practice” of placing Data Annotations […]
How To Post To A Remote Server From An ASP.NET Web Form
I recently came an across an interesting problem: I had to post an ASP.NET Web Form to a third party Web site. It turns out to be quite a tricky thing to do – so I thought I’d share my solution with you in case you ever need to do the same thing. First off: […]