DevMavens

ma•ven (mā'vən)

n.  A person who has special knowledge or experience;
an expert.

dev•ma•ven
('dev-mā'vən)

n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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 | 04 Sep 2019 00:06

Programmatically Opening Windows Terminal in a Specific FolderSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been using Windows Terminal for a while now since it was announced and made available in the Windows Store a few months back. There are lots of reasons to like this new Terminal and I don't want to get into all of them here. For me, the main..."
Read more »  Programmatically Opening Windows Terminal in a Specific Folder


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Sep 2019 18:07

WPF Window Closing ErrorsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....For quite a while in Markdown Monster I've had a number of errors showing up in my logs from users getting errors when the application is shutting down. The errors have been making up around 80% of my critical log errors to the tune of 2-3 errors..."
Read more »  WPF Window Closing Errors


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 21 Aug 2019 16:54

Visual Studio 2019.2 and .NET 3.0 SDK Projects not LoadingSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....After upgrading to Visual Studio 2019.2.3 you may find that if you're using projects that use the .NET Core 3.0 SDKs will no longer work out of the box. To be fair, Microsoft recommends that you use the VS 2019.3.x for working with .NET Core 3.0..."
Read more »  Visual Studio 2019.2 and .NET 3.0 SDK Projects not Loading


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 20 Aug 2019 20:34

Uri.AbsoluteUri and UrlEncoding of Local File UrlsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ran into an interesting problem with the Uri class and local file URLs today. The problem is that Urls were not properly Url encoding and decoding with the Url treated incorrectly. After a bit of experimenting it turns out that the way the file URL..."
Read more »  Uri.AbsoluteUri and UrlEncoding of Local File Urls


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 03 Jun 2019 17:17

Building a Live Reload Middleware Component for ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In my last way I showed how to use Live Reload in ASP.NET Server side applications using a tool called BrowserSync. In this post I replace BrowserSync's functionality with a custom Live Reload Middleware component for ASP.NET Core that's more..."
Read more »  Building a Live Reload Middleware Component for ASP.NET Core


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 May 2019 19:54

Live Reloading Server And Client Side ASP.NET Core AppsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Client side live reloading is one of the most compelling features of client side JavaScript development. Instant updates of any code changes in the browser are a huge productivity booster - WYSIWYG on steroids. Unfortunately for ASP.NET Core server..."
Read more »  Live Reloading Server And Client Side ASP.NET Core Apps


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 15 May 2019 16:53

Accessing RouteData in an ASP.NET Core Controller ConstructorSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ran into a difficulty trying to get access to RouteData() generically outside of Controller code in ASP.NET Core. Specifically I needed to get at route data to pull out a tenant ID required to set up a DbContext with the right connection string to..."
Read more »  Accessing RouteData in an ASP.NET Core Controller Constructor


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 30 Apr 2019 20:43

.NET Core 3.0 SDK Projects: Controlling Output Folders and ContentSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been upgrading Markdown Monster to run on .NET Core 3.0 and one of the biggest changes is switching to the new .NET SDK style format for all projects. I ran into some issues with the Addin projects that require that output is placed in a very..."
Read more »  .NET Core 3.0 SDK Projects: Controlling Output Folders and Content


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 24 Apr 2019 18:29

First Steps in porting Markdown Monster WPF App to .NET Core 3.0Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I spent a good part of the day today getting Markdown Monster to run on .NET Core 3.0 and in this post I packaged up my notes into a lengthy post with how went through this process. It wasn't exactly quick to make this happen but MM has a few..."
Read more »  First Steps in porting Markdown Monster WPF App to .NET Core 3.0


Rick Strahl's Web Log | 20 Apr 2019 16:45

Adventures in .NET Core SDK Installation: Missing SDKs and 32 bit vs 64 bitSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ran into a problem yesterday with a new installation of the .NET Core 3.0 Preview 4 installation. Installed the new preview and found that all of my .NET Core 2.x SDKs were no longer showing. A lot of back and forth later I found that I accidentally..."
Read more »  Adventures in .NET Core SDK Installation: Missing SDKs and 32 bit vs 64 bit


This Maven's Blog

Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA