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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 | 28 May 2015 18:21

How to manage Content in NuGet Packages?Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....As many of you have probably noticed I’ve been preoccupied the rewrite/repackaging of my Westwind.Globalization library of late and I’m trying to make this library more approachable and easier to get started with. One thing I’ve been struggling with..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 27 May 2015 18:20

Interactive ASP.NET Resource Linking and Editing with Westwind.GlobalizationSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....One of the most effective ways to improve localization workflow in an application is to have easy access to resources from within a running application. It’s useful to see your resources, and then be able to click on the resource content and jump..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 24 May 2015 03:42

Right To Left (RTL) Text Display in Angular and ASP.NETSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Recently I was gently asked to add support for RTL language editing in my Westwind.Globalization library and the Web Resource Editor. The Editor supports displaying resources in all of its localized version, but it didn't respect the RTL setting for..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 21 May 2015 22:57

Angular Select List Value not binding with Static ValuesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ran into a problem converting from Angular 1.3 to 1.4rc a couple of days ago. The issue is that the way ng-model bindings work has changed, in that Angular 1.4 and later uses exact type matching for value comparisons which results in behavior..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 05 May 2015 19:53

401 Response from ASP.NET Identity when linking to External AccountsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....A couple of days ago I ran into an odd problem where all of my external ASP.NET Identity providers would fail to redirect to the external provider login URLs. Instead the app fired empty 401 requests without any other indication of failure. It turns..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 29 Apr 2015 11:15

Adding minimal OWIN Identity Authentication to an Existing ASP.NET MVC ApplicationSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET 4 provides a new Identity Authentication/Authorization framework that's very comprehensive and works reasonably well for new applications. However, if you have existing applications or use custom user management, it's not very clear how to..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 09 Apr 2015 23:23

ASP.NET MVC HttpVerbs.Delete/Put Routes not firingSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....If you're using ASP.NET MVC to build API endpoints in your application you might have run into a problem where the PUT and DELETE HTTP operations don't work - you get a 404 instead. Turns out that the IIS default configuration doesn't include the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 06 Apr 2015 19:46

Adding Files to the Windows MRU/Recent Document ListSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In this post I talk about adding shortcut files to the Windows Most Recently Used (MRU) list that is also used for task bar icon Jump Lists. There are easy APIs that let you add associated files to your application's MRU. With a little extra work..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 01 Apr 2015 05:19

Prettifying a JSON String in .NETSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Occasionally it's useful to prettify an existing JSON string that you've received from somewhere: An HTTP response you need to look at while debugging or a UI that needs to display JSON to the user. Here's a small tip that makes it easy to take a..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 28 Mar 2015 02:35

Bitmap types, Binary Resources and Westwind.GlobalizationSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been working on supporting binary resource imports via the Web interface using Westwind.Globalization and I'm debating on whether supporting the .NET convention of importing image resources as Bitmaps is prudent. Bitmaps are rather unwieldy to..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA