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What I learned from bringing an AngularJS app to production

A couple of months ago, I was innocently asked by co-worker, author, F# MVP and all-around-nice-guy, Jamie Dixon if I wanted to participate in a work-based hackathon for the weekend. I naively said “sure!” Well, we ended up winning 1st

Posted in ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Computers and Internet, Development Tools, Entity Framework, General, JQuery, New Technology, Professional Development, SQL, Uncategorized, Visual Studio, Web Services

Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) vs custom code. Build vs Buy (Oct 2015 Edition)

NOTE: This is not a sponsored post. These opinions are my own, based on my own research and testing! There was the olden days of websites and mobile technology. There were proprietary silos of technology. Then, there was an awkward

Posted in ASP.NET, AWS, Azure, Cloud Computing, Computers and Internet, Django, Entity Framework, General, Infrastructure, JQuery, New Technology, Organization will set you free, Professional Development, Security, SQL, Uncategorized, Web Services

Finally learning OAuth and proper ASP.NET Web API

To know me is to know my quest, my journey for how to properly implement ASP.NET Web API and especially how to properly use OAuth. Ever since I learned about (and fell in love with) Azure Mobile Services and AngularJS

Posted in ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Azure, Cloud Computing, Computers and Internet, Development Tools, General, Infrastructure, Mobile, New Technology, Professional Development, Security, Uncategorized, Web Services, WindowsPhone

Executing a long-running process from a web page (2014 Redux)

Just 10 short months ago, I wrote a blog post about how to kick off a long-running process from a web page. It used jQuery to talk to an ASMX web service, and polled for the status every second. Since

Posted in ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Best-practices, Computers and Internet, General, JQuery, Uncategorized, Web Services

My initial thoughts on AngularJS

Let me try to break this down into a few sections. Why, specifically, I don’t like JavaScriptI’ve made a conscious effort to stay away from the insanity surrounding JavaScript. Ever since the HTML5/CSS3 boom, people have been doing wildly inappropriate

Posted in Computers and Internet, Development Tools, General, Mobile, NETMF, New Technology, Professional Development, Raspberry Pi, Security, Uncategorized, Visual Studio, Web Services

Calling a SOAP web service from PowerShell 3.0

The other day, I wrote a longer blog post on some of the highlights of PowerShell. In there, I included an example of how to call a RESTful web service and how to make a HTTP call to an RSS

Posted in PowerShell, Uncategorized, Web Services

The State of MS Web Technologies (Feb 2014)

I have this expression that technology is kind of like a slow-moving train. It’s always moving 2mph, day and night, 24/7. So, it may see like it’s kind of slow but if you take your eye off from it for

Posted in ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Azure, Best-practices, Cloud Computing, Development Tools, Entity Framework, JQuery, Mobile, New Technology, Professional Development, Uncategorized, Visual Studio, Web Services, WinForms
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