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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 Aug 2014 18:00

The broken Promise of the Mobile WebSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....High end mobile devices have been with us now for almost 7 years and they have utterly transformed the way we access information. Mobile phones and smartphones that have access to the Internet and host smart applications are in the hands of a large..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 29 Jul 2014 09:03

Using FiddlerCore to capture HTTP Requests with .NETSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on my Web load testing utility West Wind WebSurge. One of the key components of a load testing tool is the ability to capture URLs effectively so that you can play them back later under load. One of the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 15 Jul 2014 09:06

West Wind WebSurge - an easy way to Load Test Web ApplicationsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....A few months ago on a project the subject of load testing came up. We were having some serious issues with a Web application that would start spewing SQL lock errors under somewhat heavy load. These sort of errors can be tough to catch, precisely..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 01 Jul 2014 05:28

Project Navigation and File Nesting in ASP.NET MVC ProjectsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Project navigation in large projects can be a pain as you have to sift through large amounts of files. I found myself re-organizing projects in a few different ways to make project navigation easier. In this blog post I share a few different..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 20 Jun 2014 00:52

Nuget Dependencies and latest VersionsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....NuGet is a great component distribution mechanism and it's awesome for consuming components and getting them into projects. However, creating NuGet packages and getting the version dependencies worked out reliably has been a challenge. Specifically..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 Jun 2014 08:37

A dynamic RequireSsl Attribute for ASP.NET MVCSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In ASP.NET MVC the RequireHttps attribute allows for securing controllers and controller methods, but it's limited to either on or off statically. In this post I discuss a custom attribute that can dynamically set SSL usage based on a configuration..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Jun 2014 23:38

AngularJs ng-cloak Problems on large PagesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Angular supports the ng-cloak directive to address hiding initially unrendered template content. I found out the hard way that sometimes with very large pages this mechanism doesn't quite work and still results in slight page flicker of the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 21 May 2014 04:13

Creating ASP.NET MVC Negotiated Content ResultsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET MVC doesn't directly support content negotiation, but with a little bit of work it's very straight forward to implement a NegotiatedContent ActionResult that can switch its response type based on the Accept header...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 12 May 2014 19:48

Filtering List Data with a jQuery-searchFilter PluginSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....When dealing with HTML based list data, filtering that data based on search text is a nice UI feature that's very useful for quickly finding what you're looking for. In this post I show you how to can create this nice UI effect with a few lines of..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 08 May 2014 20:53

IIS SSL Certificate Renewal PainSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....IIS SSL Certificate renewals always seem to be a pain. Rarely does it just go right and I never seem to remember whether I should renew, or just issue a new cert. The answer is the latter, but this post discusses some of the issues and how to avoid..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA