Integrating ASP.NET Core Configuration in MVC 4

ASP.NET Core 1.0 (what had been called ASP.NET 5) is a complete redesign of ASP.NET that is open-source and cross-platform. Since this is a redesign of the framework, it comes with a lot of architectural changes that make it more modular. One of those changes is that environment-based configuration... [Read More]

Integrating ASP.NET Core Dependency Injection in MVC 4

ASP.NET Core 1.0 (what had been called ASP.NET 5) is a complete redesign of ASP.NET that is open-source and cross-platform. Since this is a redesign of the framework, it comes with a lot of architectural changes that make it more modular. One of those changes is that dependency injection... [Read More]

Introducing Cadru 2.0

Just over two years ago, Cadru was released as an open source framework. Since then, there have been numerous changes, improvements, and updates. This latest update includes a lot of new features and, unfortunately, one breaking change. First up, the breaking change. In an earlier release, ToRelativeTimeString and... [Read More]

The future for Microsoft (predications)

Nearly two years ago, I wrote a post called The future for Microsoft. This was a “predications” post based on what I was seeing in the industry and in Microsoft, with a some judicious “reading between the lines” and speculation on my part. To quickly recap those predications, I... [Read More]

Kendo Grid MVC Wrapper Automatic Column Configuration

The Telerik Kendo Grid control is really powerful, especially when combined with the MVC wrappers. One of the things that make the MVC wrapper so useful is the ability to automatically (and easily) generate data-bound columns. It’s a single line of code: .Columns(columns => columns.AutoGenerate(true)) The... [Read More]