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Introducing Visual Studio Code

Given the buzz in the air around this year’s Build conference, you may have missed their announcement on releasing a brand new code editor called Visual Studio Code or VS Code for short. Why should you care? Simply put, this is an editor designed and optimized specifically for working with code. I am a bit […]

ASP.NET MVC Release Candidate

The ASP.NET MVC team released their Release Candidate product last Tuesday.  The team is still tracking well to their 1.0 release later this month. You can download the RC version from the ASP.NET MVC web site. On a semi-related note, there is also a MEAP (Manning Early Access Program) update for the ASP.NET MVC in […]

Oh, T-SQL, take me away!

Ok, so I have this project that I’m working on with a complex security requirement. I’ve built the data layer using NetTiers as a C# library. All of the necessary methods have been exposed as a user-friendly API via a VB.NET client library. Problem #1, my library is required to make WAY too many calls […]

Holy MVC Batman! It’s Codeingiter!

What have I been up to?  I’ve been looking into some MVC (model-view-controller) frameworks.  Of course, Ruby on Rails is the top dog in the MVC areana and yes, RoR is excellant.  But what about MVC in a non-Ruby environment? Well, first there was CakePHP, and then ASP.NET MVC (a promissing MVC framework for ASP.NET). […]