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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 | 23 May 2016 10:42

Strongly Typed Configuration Settings in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....One of the first things I do whenever I start on a new project is to set up project level configuration. So it's no surprise as I'm starting to finally dig back into ASP.NET Core after the big re-org, the first thing I started with was..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 May 2016 20:32

Using Westwind.Globalization to edit loose RESX FilesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I received a message yesterday that asked a simple question regarding the Westwind.Globalization library. Westwind.Globalization is a library that allows you to use a database to store localization resources for editing or runtime loading, along..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 13 May 2016 12:34

Creating Single Instance WPF Applications that open multiple FilesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....If you're building document centric applications, Singleton style EXE applications are pretty common. Rather than creating new windows for each opened file, a more common scenario is to open new tabs in a single instance. In this post I'll describe..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 09 May 2016 23:43

Getting 'motivated' to move to SSL and HTTPSSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....The pressure is on: HTTPS is pushed front and center more and more as we see the browser vendors and API tools providers, making SSL encryption no longer an optional part for many things that you build on the Web. SSL and HTTPS are becoming a..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 13 Apr 2016 22:41

Windows 10 Bash Shell Network Connectivity not working?Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....When trying out the Windows 10 Bash on Ubuntu shell, I ran into several problems with networking. Turns out that there are issues with IPv6 and by swapping or removing the IPv6 nameserver entries with IPv4 versions connectivity can be restored..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 09 Apr 2016 10:39

Google AdSense for AJAX ContentSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I recently redesigned one of my Web sites to use dynamic page re-loading for additional page content, which broke the original AdSense ad code. In this post I'll describe how to get AdSense ads to work with AJAX loaded content by explicitly calling..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 06 Apr 2016 10:05

Configuring ASP.NET and IIS Request Length for POST DataSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....One of the most infuriating things about IIS configuration in general is how the Request length is configured in the IIS and ASP.NET. There are several places that control how much content you can send to the server and over the years this setting..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Apr 2016 10:55

Custom Message Formatting in WCF to add all Namespaces to the SOAP EnvelopeSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Over the last few days I've been fighting with a Web Service that does not allow inline namespaces which WCF copiously uses by default in its generated service proxies. In this post I describe how to create a custom message formatter add namespaces..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 24 Mar 2016 12:57

Reversing Sort Order on DOM Elements using jQuerySubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....When creating list content in Web pages, it's often quite useful to allow users to sort or reverse the order of items displayed. Creating client side sortable lists is easy to do and in this post Rick shows an easy way to make a list reversible..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 03 Mar 2016 12:34

Code Magazine Article: Flexing your HTML Layout Muscles with FlexboxSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Flexbox is a relatively new CSS based technology that makes it much easier to create structured layouts with HTML and CSS. Based on a containership hierarchy, Flexbox combines the structured features of tables with the free form layout capabilities..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA