Category Archives: Web

Heartbleed Hotel: The biggest Internet f*ckup of all time

The heartbleed bug is the single biggest f*ckup in the history of the Internet. For anyone that doubts the veracity of this claim let me state the plain and simple facts: Since December of 2011 any individual with an Internet … Continue reading 

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Stitching Together A Saas Of SaaS (And Never Owning A Single Server)

In the late 90′s and early 2000′s, I spent a lot of time working with IT / operations departments to get servers procured, setup, configured and running the web apps that I was building. This was a large part of … Continue reading 

Also posted in Analysis and Design, Business, Management, Networking, Product Reviews, Productivity, SignalLeaf, Tools and Vendors, WatchMeCode | 6 Comments

Get Rid Of “locahost:#port#” With NGINX Reverse Proxies

I ran in to a situation recently where I needed to have one of my web projects running on port 80 on my Mac. Normally, when i start up this project in NodeJS, it runs on port 3000. But due … Continue reading 

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Scribbish Skin – For Subtext

This is long overdue, but Nick Parker asked me a long time ago (sorry Nick) where I got the skin I use for my (joeyDotNet.com) blog and I told him I’d make it available.  I actually ported it myself from … Continue reading 

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Quick Tip: Asserting response redirects in a MonoRail controller test

Reading this post by Sean reminded me of when I first started using the trunk’s BaseControllerTest.  One nifty little property on the base test controller’s mock Response object is RedirectedTo.  So you can do something like this: 1: // some … Continue reading 

Also posted in Analysis and Design, Community, Continuous Integration, Kanban, Lean Systems, Management, Philosophy of Software, Principles and Patterns | 8 Comments

Change is in the air…

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path — Psalms 119:105 MonoRail, still my preference for .NET Well during my recent 2 month blogging hiatus I’ve gotten settled into my first project at the … Continue reading 

Also posted in Agile, Kanban, Lean Systems, Management, Philosophy of Software, Retrospectives | 4 Comments

Castle MonoRail – Response To Comments/Ramblings

Billy has decided to move forward with using MonoRail on one of his current projects.  As I was writing the comment on his post to respond to some other folks’ comments, I decided it was getting too long and perhaps I … Continue reading 

Also posted in Analysis and Design, Data Access, Design Patterns, Domain Driven Design, NHibernate, Principles and Patterns, Refactoring | 6 Comments

Setting Default Focus Using MonoRail/Prototype Ajax Libraryw

It’s the little things that make web applications a bit more user friendly.  One of these very basic things is simply making sure that some element, ideally the most important one (i.e. search box, first data entry element, etc.), is … Continue reading 

Also posted in .NET, Community, Principles and Patterns | 5 Comments