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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 | 06 Apr 2020 08:43

Displaying Nested Child Objects in the Windows Forms Designer Property GridSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....It's been a while since I've used WinForms and for the last few days I've been working on a new Markdown editing control for an application. One of the issues that I ran into is that I have a ton of configuration for this control and I didn't want..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Apr 2020 11:10

Content Injection with Response Rewriting in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In building my Westwind.AspNetCore.LiveReload middleware component a while back, one issue that came up was how to handle Response rewriting in ASP.NET Core. This middleware provides optional live reload functionality to ASP.NET Core projects..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Mar 2020 01:11

Back to Basics: Rewriting a URL in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....URL rewriting is the concept of changing the currently executing URL and pointing it at some other URL to continue processing the current request or redirecting to an external URL. I ran into a few discussions and a StackOverflow question recently..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Mar 2020 11:10

Troubleshooting Windows Sleep InsomniaSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Windows long has had problems making machines stay in Sleep mode. In this post I describe some of the problems and likely solution by using `powercfg.exe` to hunt down and disable devices that can wake the computer from sleep...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 26 Feb 2020 08:23

Working with IWebHostEnvironment and IHostingEnvironment in dual targeted ASP.NET Core ProjectsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In ASP.NET Core 3.x Microsoft introduced a new `IWebHostEnvironment` to replace the obsoleted `IHostingEnvironment`. While that works for top level applications this can cause some complications for multi-targeted libraries that need to support both..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 24 Feb 2020 08:17

Null API Responses and HTTP 204 Results in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET Core's default API handlers return an HTTP 204 response for null value results. This is meant to be a convenience feature, but if your calling API depends on a proper JSON response or an HTTP 200 result code, it can cause applications to..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 11 Feb 2020 00:00

Deleting Problem Folders and Files on Windows: Could not find this Item ErrorSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ever have a problem not being able to delete a file or folder because the filename is invalid? You see it in Explorer, but you can't delete or move the file? Well I just ran into this issue and after some digging figured out that you use extended..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 06 Feb 2020 20:58

Enabling Internet Explorer Mode in Edge ChromiumSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....The new Chromium based Microsoft Edge browser was recently released. One of the legacy features supported by the new Edge (as with the old Edge) is for Internet Explorer compatibility mode. As much as I hate Internet Explorer I frequently have a..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Jan 2020 22:52

ASP.NET Core IIS InProcess Hosting Issue in .NET Core 3.1Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ran into a nasty little issue with a hosted ASP.NET Core 3.1 application where InProcess hosting was not working. It turns out I hit a regression bug in 3.1 that causes InProcess hosting to fail if there are certain dependencies...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 30 Dec 2019 11:00

A HighlightJs Copy Code Badge ComponentSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In this post I describe a small, very specialized addon component for the HighlightJs Syntax highlighter that displays a badge that lets you copy the code snippet and displays the syntax language. The post covers how to use this simple component,..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA