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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 | 11 Feb 2020 00:00

Deleting Problem Folders and Files on Windows: Could not find this Item ErrorSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I ran into a nasty folder naming issue recently where I was unable to delete a number of folders on my server. After some digging I figured out that the folders were created by the FTP server and a client application that was uploading files via..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 06 Feb 2020 20:58

Enabling Internet Explorer Mode in Edge ChromiumSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ah, wouldn't it be nice if we could get rid of Internet Explorer for good? Or even the need to launch a separate instance of IE to test some operation for IE? As much as I hate Internet Explorer, I find that I need it from time to time. Mainly for..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Jan 2020 22:52

ASP.NET Core IIS InProcess Hosting Issue in .NET Core 3.1Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I ran into a nasty issue yesterday related to hosting an ASP.NET Core 3.1 server application in IIS using the default InProcess hosting. If you're not familiar with ASP.NET Core hosting in IIS, here is a previous post that provides more insight on..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 30 Dec 2019 11:00

A HighlightJs Copy Code Badge ComponentSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In this post I describe a small, very specialized addon component for the HighlightJs Syntax highlighter that displays a badge that lets you copy the code snippet and displays the syntax language. The post covers how to use this simple component,..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 19 Dec 2019 07:22

VSIX Installer Extension Manifest and Visual Studio Version NumbersSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ran into a problem with updating a Visual Studio extension today where the VSIX installer first failed to install for the latest version of Visual Studio and then failed to enable the option to install for that same version. Turns out it was related..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 Nov 2019 23:23

Creating Angular Synchronous and Asynchronous Validators for Template ValidationSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Validations are a key feature of any business application and in Angular there's an infrastructure for building validators built in. A number of existing validators provide the basics but if you have custom business logic to process for validation..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Nov 2019 23:24

FireFox, Windows Security and Kestrel on ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Ran into issues today with Windows Authentication and FireFox in a ASP.NET Core application where auth was working with all browsers **except** for FireFox. Firefox would just throw up endless sequences of login dialogs or in some cases just show..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 05 Nov 2019 17:19

Dynamically Loading Assemblies at Runtime in RazorPagesSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been working on some tools that create generic, standalone Web servers using ASP.NET Core, in various configurations. One of the versions I'm building also supports Razor Pages and while genericallly hosting Razor Pages out of a locally run..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 19 Oct 2019 18:50

Windows Authentication and Account Caching on Web Browser Auto-LoginsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....If you're working with Windows authentication to access Windows or Active Directory groups be aware that there's a gotcha with newly added groups when users are automatically logged into the Web browser...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 30 Sep 2019 15:15

Serving ASP.NET Core Web Content from External FoldersSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET Core makes it easy to create a new Web site, but by default the location of where the application runs and serves files from is pretty static and pinned to the startup folder of the application. In this post I discuss another usage scneario..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA