Category Archives: OSS

Perception is Reality–The state of OSS in .NET

A response to Amir Rajan’s post that .NET OSS is DOA. The history of OSS in .NET is a long and winding road. It involves many different champions in the community, many different teams in Microsoft, and a very interesting … Continue reading 

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ASP.Net Web Config Transform Console Utility released on nuget

Overview ASP.Net Web.config transformations are a great way to manage configuration differences between environments. You can easily change a database connection string or change the compilation model for asp.net.  Here is a link to the syntax documentation on msdn. The … Continue reading 

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Are your unit tests still hard to read ? – Should Assertion Library

I created the Should library to fill a gap in the testing ecosystem in the .Net space.  Simply put, I took what I liked about using extension methods to make a more readable set of assertions, but made the library … Continue reading 

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using MVC Navigation Routes in Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4

One of the features that the Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4 nuget package provides is a simple route based menu system.  By adding explicit routes to your application you can control, the top menu for your application. To learn more about the Package read … 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 

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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 

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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 

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OSS Rules of Engagement

After two posts to a reaction of a comment on feedback I had for the Git installer, I thought it was pertinent to share my thoughts on OSS rules of engagement. Scott Chacon left a comment along the lines of … Continue reading 

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Mac and iOS Development Toolbox

I have been building for the Mac and iOS for the last couple of years and the list of tools I have ben using has been growing (and shrinking).  There is a great development community around the Mac / iOS. … Continue reading 

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JavaScript Can’t Do Math – SilverlightCalculator A New Silverlight OSS Project

It’s amazing what a lack of sleep can do for the OSS World. Over the last year I have encountered numerous places where I wanted to do simple financial equations in my JavaScript applications. You know really complex stuff like … Continue reading 

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