Scott Hanselman is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. He was also involved in the MVP and Regional Director programs and is an avid speaker on the topic of computing.
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 19 Apr 2017 03:31
Scott Hanselman writes "....This little post is just a reminder that while Model Binding in ASP.NET is very cool, you should be aware of the properties (and semantics of those properties) that your object has, and whether or not your HTML form includes all your properties, or..."
Read more » ASP.NET - Overposting/Mass Assignment Model Binding Security
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 13 Apr 2017 22:22
Scott Hanselman writes "....While I was getting Ruby on Rails to work nicely under Ubuntu on Windows 10 I took the opportunity to set up my *nix bash environment, which was largely using defaults. Yes, I know I can use zsh or fish or other shells. Yes, I know I can use emacs..."
Read more » Setting up a Shiny Development Environment within Linux on Windows 10
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 12 Apr 2017 21:27
Scott Hanselman writes "....Running Ruby on Rails on Windows has historically sucked. Most of the Ruby/Rails folks are Mac and Linux users and haven't focused on getting Rails to be usable for daily development on Windows. There have been some heroic efforts by a number of..."
Read more » Ruby on Rails on Azure App Service (Web Sites) with Linux (and Ubuntu on Windows 10)
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 10 Apr 2017 19:39
Scott Hanselman writes "....I usually use a Logitech Presentation Clicker to control PowerPoint presentations, but I'm always looking for new ways. Michael Samarin has a great app called KeyPenX that lets you use a Surface pen to control PowerPoint! However, I've also got this..."
Read more » How to control PowerPoint on Windows with a Bluetooth Nintendo Switch JoyCon controller! (or a Surface Pen)
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 03 Apr 2017 19:52
Scott Hanselman writes "....I've blogged about the "Windows Subsystem for Linux" (also known as "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows") many times before. Response to this Windows feature has been a little funny because folks try to: Minimize it - "Oh, it's just Cygwin." (It's actually..."
Read more » Writing and debugging Linux C++ applications from Visual Studio using the "Windows Subsystem for Linux"
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 30 Mar 2017 08:03
Scott Hanselman writes "....Last week I used Zeit and "now" to deploy an ASP.NET Core app (via a container) to the Zeit cloud. Tonight the kids are asleep so I thought I'd deploy to the Google Cloud. They've got beta support for open source ASP.NET so it's a perfect time...."
Read more » Trying ASP.NET Core on the Google Cloud Platform "App Engine Flexible Environment"
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 27 Mar 2017 04:28
Scott Hanselman writes "....I've installed .NET Core 1.0 on my machine. Let's see if I can get a class library and tests running and compiling automatically using only the command line. (Yes, some of you are freaked out by my (and other folks') appreciation of a nice, terse..."
Read more » Command Line: Using dotnet watch test for continuous testing with .NET Core 1.0 and XUnit.net
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 24 Mar 2017 08:03
Scott Hanselman writes "....There's a great feature in Visual Studio 2015.3 and Visual Studio 2017 that is turned off by default. It does use about ~10 megs of memory but it makes me so happy that I turn it on. It's under C# | Advanced in Tools Options. Or you can just type..."
Read more » Visual Studio 2017 can automatically recommend NuGet packages for unknown types