Convert String to Slug and Truncate Extension Methods

16. October 2013 22:02 by viperguynaz in .NET, MVC  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
Extension methods enable you to "add" methods to existing types like System.String without creating a new derived type, recompiling, or otherwise modifying the original type. Extension methods are a s... [More]

Removing Source Control Bindings from Visual Studio 2012

4. March 2013 15:16 by viperguynaz in .NET  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
If you need to distribute Visual Studio source code to external parties and you source code is under source control in Team Foundation Server (TFS), you will probably want to remove the source co... [More]

Securing Azure ServiceConfiguration values for Enterprise Deployment

4. March 2013 13:15 by viperguynaz in .NET, Azure, Featured, MVC  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
Securing Azure ServiceConfiguration values for Enterprise Deployment is easily accomplished so that encrypted values can be stored in your source code repository. The easiest way to accomplish this task is using a x509 cert uploaded in the deployment configuration. However, the settings are only as secure as your policy/procedures for protecting the private key! [More]

Microsoft Azure - The Perfect Cloud Storm!!!

22. February 2013 13:08 by viperguynaz in .NET, Windows  //  Tags:   //   Comments
Microsoft security lapse causes worldwide outages impacting HTTPS operations (SSL traffic) due to an expired certificate. Note that the certificates used were issued and maintained by Microsoft. [More]

MVC3 - Custom Client-Side Validation with Unobtrusive Ajax - a Complete Example

21. April 2012 02:35 by viperguynaz in .NET, Featured, MVC  //  Tags: , , ,   //   Comments
For a complete example of MVC3 custom validation attributes for client and server side validation with unobtrusive ajax, we need to add custom jquery validators. In this example, we will create a custom MVC3 attribute to test whether a model property equals a specific value and add the custom jquery validators for client-side validation. [More]

MVC3 - Custom Validation Attributes for Client & Server Side Validation with Unobtrusive Ajax

18. April 2012 12:19 by viperguynaz in   //  Tags:   //   Comments
Most MVC sites require custom validation that can't be handled with MVC3's out-of-the-box validation attributes. This article builds on the example posted in the previous article and shows you how to use custom validation attributes for client-side validation with unobtrusive Ajax to validate a credit card number. [More]

MVC3 - Combining Client & Server Side Validation with Unobtrusive Ajax

6. April 2012 13:00 by viperguynaz in .NET, MVC  //  Tags: , , ,   //   Comments
It took a lot of searching and testing to combine several solutions that work in MVC3 to combine client-side and server-side validation with an unobtrusive AJAX post using Ajax.BeginForm. Here is my solution. [More]

Facebook Introduces Timeline

15. December 2011 15:12 by viperguynaz in Social  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
The most radical change to Facebook in weeks (LOL - yes, to some of us old folks, Facebook has a SHORT timeline). But, in any case, check out https://www.facebook.com/about/timeline - a radical change to the Facebook interface. [More]

Web Standards Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SP1

6. December 2011 09:12 by viperguynaz in .NET, Featured  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
The Visual Studio Web Standards Update provides the much wanted HTML5 & CSS3 support to Visual Studio 2010 SP1. It brings VS 2010 intellisense & validation as close to W3C specification as the team could get via means of an extension. [More]

Skinning AspDotNetStorefront

6. December 2011 05:41 by viperguynaz in .NET  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Here is a primer to get you started developing a skin for AspDotNetStorefront. [More]