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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 | 25 May 2017 19:30

Automating IIS Feature Installation with PowershellSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Here's an oldie but goodie, that keeps coming up for me rather frequently. I've been working with IIS on Windows for a loooong time and I have a number of products that go way back that run on IIS. As a result I deal with a lot of support issues..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 16 May 2017 04:42

Upgrading to .NET Core 2.0 PreviewSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Over the weekend I spent a bit of time updating my AlbumViewer Sample Angular and ASP.NET Core Application to .NET Core 2.0. The good news is that for the most part this is another relatively smooth update, with some nice payoffs, but also a..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 28 Apr 2017 02:26

IIS and ASP.NET Core Rewrite Rules for Static Files and Html 5 RoutingSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....If you're running ASP.NET Core under Windows with IIS, you'll want to take advantage of letting IIS serve up your static content and handle your HTML 5 Client and home routes. IIS is very efficient at handling static content and content re-routing..."
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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 "....The Markdown Monster Markdown Editor and Weblog Publishing tool has a .NET based addin model that makes it relatively easy to extend its core feature set with custom functionality. In this post I show how you can quickly create an addin of your own,..."
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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 Shell for Linux (WSL or Bash on Ubuntu on Windows) provides a nice way for Windows and Linux to interact without the overhead of dealing with a separate VM. Using the WSL you can now also run your .NET Core applications directly under..."
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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

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA