Monthly Archives: November 2012

Loading KnockoutJS View Models from ASP.Net MVC, for faster page loads

This is a little deep dive that came out of a previous post on my SignalR Series.   Background First lets talk about a little background.  The popularity of the Single Page Application (SPA) has seen its rise and fall, … Continue reading 

Posted in Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, CodeProject, javascript, knockoutJs | 37 Comments

Portable Areas three years later – Part 5

I have written a lot about Portable Areas in the past and thought it was a good time for an update. The purpose of a Portable Area has not changed. This is a multi post series on ASP.Net MVC Portable … Continue reading 

Posted in .Net, Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, mvc, mvccontrib, Portable Area | 13 Comments

Build Metrics with Distributed Teams & Large Organizations

With some recent changes at work and I am looking at the quality of software development teams across a very large software organization. I am currently looking at getting the teams back to the basics in terms of software quality. … Continue reading 

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Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4; the Bootstrap package for ASP.Net MVC4

UPDATE: To learn more about the Package read these blog posts: Introduction Release 1.0.71 Bootstrap MVC – Menu System Bootstrap as described by the project website is: “Sleek, intuitive, and powerful front-end framework for faster and easier web development”. It is … Continue reading 

Posted in Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, Bootstrap.mvc, CodeProject, mvc, nuget, Open Source Software, OSS | 91 Comments

How to use Git and Github for Windows from within a Windows auth proxy network.

If you work at a company where you need to type in your user id to access sites on the internet and when you want to use git to push to a repository on the internet and it just hangs. … Continue reading 

Posted in CodeProject, GIT, Tools | 7 Comments

Code review of a Publish/Subscribe Architecture using SignalR in Home Automation – Part 4

Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 – Front End Code Review Previously, I covered an example of synchronizing … Continue reading 

Posted in .Net, Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, c#, jQuery, jquery mobile, mvc, signalR | 4 Comments

Publish and Subscribe using SignalR in Home Automation – Part 3

using signalR aspnetmvc knockoutjs javascript jquerymobile x10 Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 – Front End Code Review … Continue reading 

Posted in .Net, Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, c#, jQuery, jquery mobile, knockoutJs, Open Source Software, OSS, signalR | 3 Comments

Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application

using: signalR aspnetmvc knockoutjs javascript jquerymobile x10 Part 1 – Synchronizing webpages across devices with SignalR Part 2 – Architecture for a SignalR Synchronized Webpage Application Part 3 – Publish Subscribe using SignalR Part 4 – Front End Code Review … Continue reading 

Posted in .Net, Asp.Net, Asp.Net MVC, CodeProject, jQuery, jquery mobile, knockoutJs, mvc, Open Source Software, OSS, signalR, software | Comments Off

Download All the Build Videos, while you sleep

I don’t remember where I found this a while back, but this is the script I am using to download all the Build 2012 videos to my office. ( so I can share them with all my co-workers) This script … Continue reading 

Posted in Powershell, Tools | 4 Comments