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Rick Strahl

Rick Strahl's Web Log provides a variety of .NET development topics with focus on ASP.NET and enterprise development. Topics are wide ranging from introductory articles to tips and tricks, observations in the process of software development and examination of new and upcoming technologies. Content is honest and sometimes outspoken and doesn't tote any particular party line - Rick says it as he sees it.


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 Nov 2019 23:23

Creating Angular Synchronous and Asynchronous Validators for Template ValidationSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....This isn't a new topic, but I've had a hard time to find consolidated information on Validators for the scenario I describe here so I decided to write this down. Although not complicated, it took me way too much time to hunt down all the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Nov 2019 23:24

FireFox, Windows Security and Kestrel on ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been working on an application that's using Windows Authentication for an intranet application. Windows authentication is used because some of the business rules are deeply dependent on Active Directory roles and authorization information and..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 05 Nov 2019 17:19

Dynamically Loading Assemblies at Runtime in RazorPagesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been working on some standalone tools that are generically serving static content as well as ASP.NET Core content from an arbitrary folder. The tool I've built recently is a .NET based, standalone local dev server with built-in Live Reload..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 19 Oct 2019 18:50

Windows Authentication and Account Caching on Web Browser Auto-LoginsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....If you're working with Windows authentication to access Windows or Active Directory groups be aware that there's a gotcha with newly added groups when users are automatically logged into the Web browser...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 30 Sep 2019 15:15

Serving ASP.NET Core Web Content from External FoldersSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET Core makes it easy to create a new Web site, but by default the location of where the application runs and serves files from is pretty static and pinned to the startup folder of the application. In this post I discuss another usage scneario..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 24 Sep 2019 19:34

Upgrading my AlbumViewer Sample Application to ASP.NET Core 3.0Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes ".....NET Core 3.0 is here and in this post I describe the process of updating an existing ASP.NET Core Angular API application to this latest release. For the most part the update process is very smooth with a few configuration changes required, but..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 11 Sep 2019 06:36

Open Internet Settings Dialog directly on WindowsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Windows is making it harder to find classic Control Panel windows and the Internet Settings dialog is no exception. The Networking options no longer have a link to it, so you have remember where to look for it. Here's a quick way to get to it...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 04 Sep 2019 00:06

Programmatically Opening Windows Terminal in a Specific FolderSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....The new Windows Terminal provides many cool new features and much improved Terminal performance which makes it very desirable to use even in its current preview state. However, unfortunately the Terminal currently lacks a command line interface to..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Sep 2019 18:07

WPF Window Closing ErrorsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've recently had a large uptick of errors in my Markdown Monster logs that complain about `Cannot set Visibility to Visible or call Show, ShowDialog, Close, or WindowInteropHelper.EnsureHandle while a Window is closing`. This error can crop up with..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 21 Aug 2019 16:54

Visual Studio 2019.2 and .NET 3.0 SDK Projects not LoadingSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Recent upgrades to Visual Studio 2019.2 seem to have broken projects that use the 3.0 .NET SDK as Visual Studio is defaulting to a pre-3.0 version of the SDK tools and compilers. The end result is that projects even fail to load in Visual Studio...."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA