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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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Ajaxload

Just a tip for creating that loading image everybody uses or your custom version of it. Goto http://ajaxload.info

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AutoMapper

Image courtesy of Mike Enerio / unsplash.com https://www.nuget.org/packages/AutoMapper/ Mapping two objects using convention and coded/configurerd mappings. This comes in handy when moving through the layers of a solution (data > business > viewmodel) Every property with the same name is automatically mapper … Continue reading

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Unity

Image courtesy of Tim Gouw / unsplash.com https://www.nuget.org/packages/Unity/ Dependency Inversion is one of the SOLID principles. An IoC container is a must for me when developing. Unity is my goto framework for the last year. I prefer Unity for it’s lifetime control options. Do … Continue reading

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Outlook 2016 for Mac spellcheck default language

The spellcheck in Outlook 2016 for Mac was driving me nuts for some time now. Most e-mails I write are in Dutch and the spellcheck defaults to English (UK). My daughter concluded “a lot of squiggly red lines” on my … Continue reading

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