Category Archives: Development

Dotnet development

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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Toastr

Toastr is one of those GUI items everybody is familiar with. It is the standard in feedback on webpages. Adding this to your solution is almost mandatory. Continue reading

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Common.Logging

Image courtesy of Ales Krivec / unsplash.com https://www.nuget.org/packages/Common.Logging/ Common.logging provides an abstraction for the logging framework of choice. For IoC the common.logging offers an interface. NoOpLogger is a fake implementation used for unit testing. I prefer to use the nuget from log4net with … Continue reading

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