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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 | 26 Aug 2015 09:32

The Rise of JavaScript Frameworks – Part 2: TomorrowSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....  In Part 1 of this series I talked about the current state of JavaScript frameworks and how in many ways JavaScript frameworks have become the new baseline for developing client centric Web applications or Single Page Applications. Due to the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 11 Aug 2015 19:48

Upgrading ASP.NET 5 Projects between Beta VersionsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I’ve been trying to keep up with ASP.NET 5 and the various beta releases that have come out over the last months. It looks like we’re in for at least a couple more more beta releases (there are 8 planned and we’re currently on Beta 6 in mid-August)...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 01 Aug 2015 05:18

Windows 10 RTM Upgrade and Driver Update IssuesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....My Windows 10 update from the Insider Previews to RTM did not go smooth. I had a driver issue that apparently was not allowing me to upgrade and Windows 10 doesn't allow for hiding updates. Here's what went wrong and how I fixed it...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 Jul 2015 18:11

The Rise of JavaScript Frameworks - Part 1: TodaySubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....JavaScript frameworks have moved front and center in the mainstream in the last year and a half or so. When building modern Web applications, the bar has been raised significantly by what is possible in large part due to the more accessible..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 11 Jul 2015 02:02

Multiple Desktops in WindowsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Windows 10 natively supports multiple desktops which provides great opportunity for reducing clutter while working and getting stuff done. In this post I show how the new Windows 10 multi-desktop features work and also show how you can use multiple..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 05 Jul 2015 21:18

Windows 10 Upgrade and IIS 503 ErrorsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....After upgrading my machine to Windows 10 today I found that IIS, while working was throwing 503 Service Unavailable errors on every page. Turns out the issue is the Rewrite Module wasn't updated in the upgrade and that's causing a hard crash of the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 02 Jul 2015 16:34

External Links in Cordova for iOSSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....When building Cordova apps for iOS you need to be prepared to deal with external links that you might want to open outside of the WebView control. By default any 'external' links routed to an href target or window.open() call are still opened in the..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 24 Jun 2015 09:12

Rebooting Database Localization for ASP.NET with West Wind Globalization 2.0Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I'm happy to announce the release of Westwind.Globalization version 2.0 - a database resource localization library for ASP.NET. Version 2 is a major upgrade that includes many new features including support for new database providers, a brand new..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 16 Jun 2015 07:39

Turn off HTML Input Auto Fixups for Mobile DevicesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....You ever run into a Web site that messes with your user input when you don't want it to while using your phone? You know, capitalize the first letter when you're trying to enter a username, or email address, or auto-correct text while typing a part..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 10 Jun 2015 05:22

Using and Debugging External Source Code Packages in ASP.NET 5Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET 5 and the new DNX runtime make it very easy to include external source code based packages into your own projects. It super easy to pull a project - including Microsoft's core DNX runtime projects, from GitHub and then link it into your own..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA