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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 | 17 Mar 2017 05:40

More on ASP.NET Core Running under IISSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....My last post on ASP.NET Core and IIS generated a lot of interest and also a lot of questions and discussion in the commment section to warrant a follow up post. In this post I address a few common themes that keep coming up in regards to IIS hosting..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 10 Mar 2017 09:23

Dragging and Dropping Images and Files into the Web Browser ControlSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Dragging content into the Web Browser control and capturing the content dropped is tricky. The Web Browser Control is based on Internet Explorer and is actually an ActiveX control hosted inside of a container. If you're running .NET and embedding..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 08 Mar 2017 10:09

Debugging the Web Browser Control with FireBugSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....If you need to debug JavaScript code or layout issues in a Web Browser control inside of a Windows desktop application, you've probably found that the experience sucks. Although Internet Explorer on which the control is based suppports rich..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 04 Mar 2017 21:59

Getting JavaScript Properties for Object Maps by Index or NameSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Getting value out of maps that are treated like collections is always something I have to remind myself how to do properly. In this post I look at JavaScript object iteration and picking out values from a JavaScript object by property name or..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Feb 2017 00:57

Video Rendering Issues for WPF WindowsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Recently I ran into a few reports of black screen of death rendering of Markdown Monster when starting up from a very few users of the application. They reported the screen just shows black, while actually being responsive to moving and showing..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 12 Feb 2017 19:12

Empty SoapActions in ASMX Web ServicesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Recently I had to deal with an ASMX Web Service that was receiving empty SoapActions from the client. ASMX doesn't like that, but luckily there's an easy work to strip out the errant Soap header...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 29 Jan 2017 21:05

Creating a portable and embedded Chocolatey PackageSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Chocolatey is an awesome tool to install software. As a publisher you have a lot of choices of how to create packages and in this post I describe the two packages that I use with Markdown Monster, which is a full downloaded installer package and a..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 25 Jan 2017 19:35

Adding Files to Visual Studio ProjectsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Visual Studio has a boat load of ways to add new files to a project and various extensions and tools provide even more ways to do the same. Even so the experience to add new files to a project in Visual Studio is one of the most tedious tasks...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 12 Jan 2017 20:19

New CODE Magazine Article: Getting down to Business with ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....The latest issue of CODE magazine features my `Getting down to Business with ASP.NET` Core article as the cover article. The article focuses on building an ASP.NET Core backend for an Angular 2 front application, covering all aspects of separating..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 10 Jan 2017 07:04

Faking out the .NET Runtime VersionSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been struggling with DPI Scaling issues in WPF in Markdown Monster and .NET 4.6.2 has a few fixes that address the problems I've been working on. However, requiring 4.6.2 is a problem due to lowish adoption rates and skittishness about..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA