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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 Apr 2017 16:30

Creating a Markdown Monster Addin: Save Images to Azure Blob StorageSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....One of the main reasons why I created the Markdown Monster is that I wanted a Markdown and Weblog Publishing solution that is easily extensible with a relatively easy addin model using the same platform Markdown Monster is built with: .NET. There..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 13 Apr 2017 19:53

Running .NET Core Apps under Windows Subsystem for Linux (Bash for Windows)Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), also known as Bash on Ubuntu for Windows makes it very easy to get your feet wet with Linux on Windows 10 without having to set up Virtual machines or installing any software to get Linux up and running. Check..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Apr 2017 19:22

Virus Scanning Madness for Software DistributionSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been having having lots of problems recently with VirusTotal, which is used by Chocolatey to scan for malware in Chocolatey distribution packages. VirusTotal is a Web based service that aggregates around 60 virus scanners against an..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 31 Mar 2017 08:05

Updating my AlbumViewer Sample to ASP.NET Core 1.1 and Angular 4Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I updated my AlbumViewer sample application recently to the latest versions of ASP.NET Core (1.1) and the new .csproj project as well Angular 4..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 17 Mar 2017 05:40

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

Rick Strahl writes "....Since my last post about hosting ASP.NET Core on IIS I've gotten quite a few questions and comments in regards to working with this mixed IIS/Kestrel hosting environment. There are quite a few not so obvious arrangement in this set up and some..."
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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 can be tricky. The Web Browser Control is based on Internet Explorer and is actually an ActiveX control hosted inside of a container and because of that is difficult to..."
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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

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA