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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 | 25 Jan 2016 19:49

FontAwesome Fonts and Mime Types in IIS and other Web ServersSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....When running FontAwesome and loading resources from IIS locally and checking out a page loaded in browser dev tools you might find that you get a 404 Not found on your page like this: If you open the link you're going to find that the server..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 21 Jan 2016 10:05

Microsoft renames ASP.NET 5 to ASP.NET Core 1.0Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Update January 27th: As of January 26th Microsoft has changed course slightly, apparently based on feedback from various blog posts like this one and public discussions regarding the planned schedule for future RC and the RTM releases of .NET Core..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 20 Jan 2016 00:14

Styling all Text Elements with the CSS :not FilterSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....HTML5 has a proliferation of INPUT types and when you need to style these types in an application the list can get quite long. You can cut down on the size of the list and simplify remembering which INPUT types you don't want styled as text, by..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Jan 2016 01:54

Resetting Entity Framework Migrations to a clean SlateSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've had a number of problems with Entity Framework Migrations getting out of whack to the point were I can't get the database and the migrations into sync to accept new changes. I've found that rather than spending hours fixing out of whack..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 04 Jan 2016 17:25

jQuery-resizable and Table Column ResizingSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Last week I posted about a small jquery-resizable plug-in I'd built. Many questions came in about how to handle table column resizing using this plug-in and in this post I demonstrate how with a little extra work, you can also create resizable table..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 22 Dec 2015 08:10

A small jQuery Resizable Plug-inSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I recently had a need for a simple resize component and couldn't find a lightweight implementation. I ended up creating a small jquery-resizable plug-in. In this post I discuss a few use cases for resizables and show the jquery-resizable plug-in,..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 23 Nov 2015 11:25

Going Big: 40 Glorious inches of 4k with the Philips BDM4065UCSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....A couple of weeks ago I bought a behemoth 40 inch 4k monitor, the Philips BDM4065UC. It's a relatively cheap 4k monitor that is massive and as it turns out 40 inches is the perfect resolution to be running for a 4k display. In this post I'll..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 19 Nov 2015 00:30

Path Environment Editing Improvements in Windows 10Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Windows 10 Update 1 has apparently added a nice improvement to editing environment variables and more importantly added a real list based editor for the plethora of global and private paths that seem to sneak into developer machines and their system..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Nov 2015 01:05

Serving URLs with File Extensions in an ASP.NET MVC ApplicationSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I ran into an issue trying to create a specific file URL for Windows Live Writer in an MVC application, where I needed to return a very specific file based URL with an extension from an MVC application. Turns out that this is not as easy as it..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 29 Oct 2015 22:28

Mysteriously stubborn IIS 401.2 ErrorsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I ran into a nasty IIS issue yesterday that took me the better part of a day to get myself out of. It involved particularily stubborn Authentication requests from ASP.NET applications when there shouldn't have been any. It turns out the culprit was..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA