Category Archives: OSS

My OSS CI/CD Pipeline

As far back as I’ve been doing open source, I’ve borrowed other project’s build scripts. Because build scripts are almost always committed with source control, you get to see not only other projects’ code, but how they build, test and … Continue reading 

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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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