Author Archives: erictummers

About erictummers

My work as a recruited developer changes almost every month. I like challenges and sharing the solutions with others. On my blog I’ll mostly post about my work, but expect an occasional home project, productivity tip and tooling review.

SDN event October 2017

The SDN – Software Development Network – is a special interest group for dutch developers. Four times a year they organise an event where people present and talk about their passion. As a member of the SDN you are aware of the latest developments. You are part of a network of professional developers who assist […]

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Tweet your Strava runs with distance in Kilometers

These tweets show the result of fixing the Strava IFTTT service with a webhook. The hook calculates the meters to Kilometers distance. All you’ll need is an IFTTT and Azure account. TLDR Setup webhooks in IFTTT and tweet on the … Continue reading

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TFS Build light with jQuery

We use TFS for our builds. These include release builds, continuous integration builds and regression test build. We want to have a simple build light to keep an eye on the status of all definitions. This is why we use … Continue reading

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Cordova, AngularJs, WebApi and CORS

We have a simple website with some data stored in Azure Table Storage. From a Cordova app we request the data from the webapi we have added to the website. This works great when running on the device, but not … Continue reading

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EPPlus

Image courtesy of ddpavumba / FreeDigitalPhotos.net https://www.nuget.org/packages/EPPlus/ EEPlus provides the lightweight library for creating real Excel files. It uses office open xml (ooxml) and provides all features I could think of when export-to-excel is available on a website. SaveSave

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Syncfusion

Image courtesy of iprostocks / FreeDigitalPhotos.net https://www.nuget.org/packages/Syncfusion.AspNet.Mvc5/ Control libraries are available in all shapes and sizes. The library from syncfusion has the best license – flat yearly license fee, unlimited developers within the same company, the best features – export … Continue reading

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SignalR

Image courtesy of spacex / unsplash.com https://www.nuget.org/packages/Microsoft.AspNet.SignalR/ Get real time communication between the client and the server. We use it to monitor jobs. SignalR supports Web Sockets, and falls back to other compatible techniques for older browsers.

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