AngularJS, Cordova, Windows Phone Quirk

Posted Thursday March 27, 2014 at 8:59:48 am in Development with , , and

If you are writing cross platform apps for iOS and Android using Cordova (formerly PhoneGap) it might behoove you to also port it to Windows Phone. It also might behoove you to use AngularJS, a JavaScript framework toolkit for developing single page applications. But there can be quirks...and this article identifies one of them.


Visual Studio: Setting Multiple Startup Projects

Posted Thursday August 15, 2013 at 11:01:05 am in Development with , , and

Most of the time, when debugging locally in Visual Studio, we set a single startup project. But there are off chances where we need to run multiple projects on startup. Here is how.


How To: Serve Files From IIS In Bin Named Directories

Posted Tuesday April 9, 2013 at 4:45:03 pm in Development with , , and

There are certain security features that comes installed by default on IIS (Internet Information Services) on Windows. The one that is not often talked about is the Request Filtering role service. And that is usually for good reason.


Migrating Umbraco Dictionary (MS-SQL)

Posted Monday March 4, 2013 at 11:55:21 am in Development with , , and

When working on sites with multiple languages, Umbraco developers typically use the Dictionary framework built into Umbraco. However, when working on deploying a site with a host of dictionary entries, how do we best accomplish this?


How To: Get SQL Server Port

Posted Tuesday December 18, 2012 at 7:22:38 pm in Development with , , and

In case you are wondering how to get the port that your SQL Server instance is listening on...


How To: Non-WWW to WWW 301 Redirects in ASP.NET

Posted Monday December 10, 2012 at 12:15:15 am in Development with , , and

How to have a non-www domain permanently redirect to a www domain in ASP.NET (for SEO benefits) using your web.config....


How To: Fix Random Borders in GDI+

Posted Saturday December 8, 2012 at 12:20:58 pm in Development with , , and

In certain cases, images that are generated by your typical resize/crop methods in the .NET world (it's usually the same code snippet that has been recycled across the internet over the last 10 years, it seems) could have a "ghost" border around the edges of the image.


HTML5 Tip: Email Input Type

Posted Monday November 26, 2012 at 9:33:42 pm in Development with , , and

Ever notice how sometimes when you're using your touch device and you click on a particular field and the onscreen keyboard changes a bit?


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