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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 Jul 2015 18:11

The Rise of JavaScript Frameworks - Part 1: TodaySubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....When it comes to Web development, JavaScript frameworks have moved front and center in the mainstream in the last year and a half or so. When looking at building modern Web applications, the bar has been raised significantly by what is possible in..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 11 Jul 2015 02:02

Multiple Desktops in WindowsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I spent the last month and a half using a Mac and OSx, running both OSx and Windows and while doing that one thing I really appreciated was the use of multiple desktops that OSx supports. It's been especially useful when running parallels which you..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 05 Jul 2015 21:18

Windows 10 Upgrade and IIS 503 ErrorsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....After upgrading my machine to Windows 10 today I found that IIS, while working was throwing 503 Service Unavailable errors on every page. Turns out the issue is the Rewrite Module wasn't updated in the upgrade and that's causing a hard crash of the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Jul 2015 16:34

External Links in Cordova for iOSSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....When building Cordova apps for iOS you need to be prepared to deal with external links that you might want to open outside of the WebView control. By default any 'external' links routed to an href target or window.open() call are still opened in the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 24 Jun 2015 09:12

Rebooting Database Localization for ASP.NET with West Wind Globalization 2.0Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I'm happy to announce the release of Westwind.Globalization version 2.0 - a database resource localization library for ASP.NET. Version 2 is a major upgrade that includes many new features including support for new database providers, a brand new..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 16 Jun 2015 07:39

Turn off HTML Input Auto Fixups for Mobile DevicesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....You ever run into a Web site that messes with your user input when you don't want it to while using your phone? You know, capitalize the first letter when you're trying to enter a username, or email address, or auto-correct text while typing a part..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 10 Jun 2015 05:22

Using and Debugging External Source Code Packages in ASP.NET 5Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET 5 and the new DNX runtime make it very easy to include external source code based packages into your own projects. It super easy to pull a project - including Microsoft's core DNX runtime projects, from GitHub and then link it into your own..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 06 Jun 2015 03:51

IPad Scroll Issues with Fixed ContentSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ran into some issues with fixed headers again in one of my mobile applications where on an iPad it appeared the content wouldn't scroll properly. I've run into this issue a few times and it turns out it's related to positional layout and..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 03 Jun 2015 22:53

Strongly typed AppSettings Configuration in ASP.NET 5Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET 5 features a new configuration system that includes a number of new configuration sources as well as an easy way to consume strongly typed resources. In this post I demonstrate how to use the basic features and show how you can use different..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 28 May 2015 18:21

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

Rick Strahl writes "....In getting ready to put out version 2 of Westwind.Globalization I've been rearranging the NuGet package layout a few times and I'm considering further breaking out the package layout. In this post I describe some of the dilemmas I'm looking at in..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA