Bertrand Le Roy
Bertrand Le Roy, PhD, is a Program Manager in the ASP.NET team, specializing on Ajax. He represents Microsoft at the OpenAjax Alliance. He blogs about new and future features of ASP.NET, tips, tricks and samples for advanced and beginner ASP.NET developers and sometimes other random musings.
Tales from the Evil Empire | 20 Jan 2016 23:46
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Coding convention discussions are always fun. I just had one of them on the weekly Orchard meeting, where I’ve joked that spaces are objectively superior to tabs, by which I meant that there are objective arguments in favor of spaces that I..."
Read more » Why I prefer spaces to tabs
Tales from the Evil Empire | 14 Nov 2015 17:36
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....They hate joy.
They hate freedom.
They hate peace.
They hate life.
They hate what we are: joyful, free, peaceful, and alive.
So they scream, they enslave, they wage war, and they kill.
They can kill us, but they won’t kill joy, freedom, peace,..."
Read more » Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité
Tales from the Evil Empire | 31 Oct 2015 17:15
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Tell the pointy-haired bosses around the world: putting a GPL sticker on your product is not going to magically make all those nerds in their parent’s basements build it for you, and for free. Nope. Not going to happen. And you know what? The code..."
Read more » Open Source is about much more than code contributions
Tales from the Evil Empire | 15 Oct 2015 15:09
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....I moved my FluentPath library’s source code from CodePlex to GitHub, and while I was at it, I vacuumed a bit, removed the cobwebs, and decided to see what applying some C#6 goodness would do to my code. Usually, I would not advise anyone to touch..."
Read more » Sprinkling some C#6 fairy dust on FluentPath
Tales from the Evil Empire | 12 Oct 2015 15:28
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....It is customary when returning from a conference that we write a trip report and send it to the team. In the spirit of openness that surrounds all things Orchard, I’ve decided that I’d write the trip report for this year’s Orchard..."
Read more » Orchard Harvest 2015 – Trip Report
Tales from the Evil Empire | 06 Oct 2015 13:59
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Taylor Mullen was here to introduce the tag helpers that are going to be added to ASP.NET MVC 6, basically to replace HTML helpers. Tag helpers are html tag-like bits of C# code. Because they are essentially C#, you can get all the benefits of the..."
Read more » Orchard Harvest 2015 – ASP.NET MVC 6 Tag Helpers
Tales from the Evil Empire | 06 Oct 2015 10:52
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Lombiq gave us a case study of Media Kitty, which is a web site with 18,000 users. This is a rewrite of a web site that was previously written with VB and WebForms.
The new site features rich profiles including images, taxonomies, subscriptions, and..."
Read more » Orchard Harvest 2015 – Orchard for tens of thousands of journalists
Tales from the Evil Empire | 06 Oct 2015 09:54
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Nick Mayne is presenting this session on not the next minor version of Orchard, but the real, actual 2.0 that’s going to happen. One of the things we’re trying to access is the coupling of subsystems in the Orchard framework. Another is..."
Read more » Orchard Harvest 2015 - VNext
Tales from the Evil Empire | 06 Oct 2015 09:42
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....This was my second presentation for this Orchard Harvest, so I won’t be able to exactly live-blog it, but like yesterday, I can at least post the slides. The first third of the presentation was given by Martin Woodward from the .NET..."
Read more » Orchard Harvest 2015 – .NET Foundation, Future of .NET and C#
Tales from the Evil Empire | 06 Oct 2015 08:45
Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Dynamic forms are an application of the layouts feature that enables you to build richly laid-out forms, and handle their submission. Sipke, our speaker for this session, is the main developer of both features.
He started by creating a new content..."
Read more » Orchard Harvest 2015 – Forms