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durandalSo you were researching JavaScript frameworks to host your new single page application? Was angular too much or perhaps you don’t have time to learn its relatively complex structure? If answers to both of these questions is “Yes”, then you are probably looking for Durandal, let me introduce it to you.

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Better your code with Dependency Injection

by Paweł Ogrodowczyk March 26, 2013 Agile software development
Thumbnail image for Better your code with Dependency Injection Dependency Injection – everybody’s doing it! It helps you write flexible, loosely coupled, reusable, testable and maintainable code. But fancy keywords aside, are you sure you know how to use it to reap all the benefits? Let’s have a look at a couple of tips on how you can use DI to help you write [...]
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6 more things C# developers should (not) do

by Pawel Bejger January 30, 2013 C#
Thumbnail image for 6 more things C# developers should (not) do For all wondering what are the things a C# developer should and should not do. As the continuation of my previous post 8 Most common mistakes C# developers make I decided to write another article about the things C# developers should always be aware of.
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Let the Power of Shell be with you! A Powershell review

by Marcin Dembowski September 18, 2012 Microsoft
Thumbnail image for Let the Power of Shell be with you! A Powershell review Today we live in the era of graphical user interfaces. Click here, click there – everything is done by users’ clicks. If you are a developer you are probably familiar with the drag&drop programming style – drag a control from a box, drop on the form and double click to create a handler. However, it [...]
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HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript improvements in Visual Studio 11

by Pawel Bejger March 2, 2012 ASP.net
Thumbnail image for HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript improvements in Visual Studio 11 Mads Kristensen gave a very interesting lecture at TechDays 2012 in The Hague about all the new functionalities and options in Visual Studio 11 and ASP.NET 4.5.  While browsing through the list of new features we can get the impression that this time the main focus was put on web standards and HTML5. A lot [...]
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Entity Framework Invalid Operation Exception – a bug or developer’s bad design?

by Marcin Dembowski November 23, 2011 Architecture
Thumbnail image for Entity Framework Invalid Operation Exception – a bug or developer’s bad design? One day one team had some strange problem while adding certain entities to the database through Entity Framework. Each time, they got an exception telling that, “The changes to the database were committed successfully, but an error occurred while updating the object context.” After some analyzing I created a sample project which would serve as [...]
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MVC3 Forms Authentication using strongly typed User Roles

by Pawel Olesiejuk September 30, 2011 ASP.Net MVC
Thumbnail image for MVC3 Forms Authentication using strongly typed User Roles We often need to authenticate users and, depending on their roles, give them access to specific areas. MVC3 gives you a such possibility by means of RolesAdapter. But using RolesAdapter isn’t easy and you have to use ‘magic strings’ when using Authorize attribute. Let’s find other solution for solving this issue.
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Why MSMQ is excelent for .NET developers?

by Maciej Greń September 8, 2009 Best practices
In my last post “Why Apache ActiveMQ isn’t good for .NET developers?” I described I couldn’t solve my issue using ActiveMQ, I tested another message queue system. My second candidate to test was Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ). Because this system is Mirosoft’s product, it is fully supported by .NET Framework. I don’t know why I was prejudiced against this system. In fact it is great, useful and simple message queue system for .NET developer. Why? See below.
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Why Apache ActiveMQ isn’t good for .NET developers?

by Maciej Greń September 7, 2009 GOYELLOblog
Recently, I needed to test some free message queue systems which works with Microsoft .NET. I found list of some interesting systems. Because I am Java fan, when I see that Apache ActiveMQ can be also used from .NET, I decied to test it first. See my results below.
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A Microsoft .NET Reporting Services usage story

by Norbert Matyńka May 14, 2009 ASP.net
During the design stage of any software project, regarding any business/finance activity,  it’s often visible from the very beginning that some kind of reporting component will be needed for providing user friendly output data. It becomes especially important when it comes to developing a website or a web application, where the Quality of Service and [...]
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