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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 | 31 Aug 2018 18:33

Markdown and Cross Site ScriptingSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....A while back I posted some ASP.NET Core Markdown related components in a Westwind.AspNetCore.Markdown library along with a couple of posts that describe how these various components are created: Creating an ASP.NET Core Markdown TagHelper and..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 08 Aug 2018 06:05

Fixing Visual Studio Intellisense ErrorsSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....It's always fun when Visual Studio (ie @drunkvs) can't recite the alphabet backwards: The code below builds just fine when running through the compiler, but Visual Studio displays Intellisense errors in the Error Window and in the code with..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 31 Jul 2018 07:51

Web Assembly and Blazor: Re-assembling the WebSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....this post contains contains a subset from the forthcoming CoDe Magazine article in the September/October issue The Web has been powered by a single language on the client since the very beginnings of the Web as a platform. JavaScript started as an..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 23 Jun 2018 08:29

Creating a WPF ItemSource Length Filter ConverterSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In this short post I show you you can create a simple Value Converter to limit the max number of items in an ItemsSource value binding in WPF...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 16 Jun 2018 18:21

Explicitly Ignoring Exceptions in C#Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....In most applications I have a few places where I explicitly need to ignore errors. While generally this isn't a good idea, under some circumstances you just don't care if an error occurs or you simply want a yay or nay response. In this stupid pet..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 05 Jun 2018 20:11

Which .NET Core Runtime Download do you need?Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes ".....NET Core has a number of different runtime downloads that you can grab to install. The combinations of downloads can be a bit confusing and it depends on whether you install a development or runtime environment. In this post I describe what each..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 01 Jun 2018 02:15

Web Code is a solved Problem: How about fixing Web UI next?Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....These days most of the focus in Web development is on code - JavaScript code in particular. By comparison, the Web UI - HTML and CSS and the browser DOM and support features - feels like it has been stuck in the mud and stagnating for a long time...."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 09 May 2018 20:58

Updating my AlbumViewer to ASP.NET Core 2.1 and Angular 6.0Subscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Took some time to upgrade my AlbumViewer application to ASP.NET Core 2.1 RC and Angular 6.0. The .NET Core update was very smooth with only very minor adjustments required showing that Microsoft has smoothed out the update path significantly from..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 Apr 2018 08:47

Creating a generic Markdown Page Handler using ASP.NET Core MiddlewareSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been talking about Markdown a lot in recent blog posts and this time I'll cover a generic Markdown page handler that you just drop into any site to handle semi-static page editing more easily with Markdown from within an ASP.NET Core..."
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Rick Strahl's Web Log | 13 Apr 2018 00:24

Getting the .NET Core Runtime Version in a Running ApplicationSubscribe to this feed

Rick Strahl writes "....Microsoft has a long history of not providing a reasonable way of looking up the version of the runtime that is hosting your applications. .NET Core is no different and in this short post I show one way you can capture a descriptive name of the..."
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Rick Strahl

West Wind Technologies

Maui, Hawaii, USA