Tag: asp.net

Simulate Slow Web API Requests Using an Action Filter in ASP.NET Web API

How much time do you spend on your SPA application’s “loading” screens? What about their “failed to load” screens? These things are important in a normal SPA, but they’re even more important in a mobile app built with PhoneGap or Cordova. Yet these important UX issues are easily overlooked as we build our applications. With…

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Intro to AngularJS for ASP.NET Developers–Tomorrow night @ Nashville .NET!

I’ll be presenting at the Nashville .NET User Group tomorrow night.  It looks to be almost full already (thanks, NashDotNet peeps!), so if you’re interested, please RSVP immediately! So, you’re an ASP.NET developer.  You’re comfortable with the in’s and out’s of building MVC and Web API apps.  But you keep hearing about this AngularJS thing. …

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Watch the Preview–“Building Strongly-typed AngularJS Apps with ASP.NET MVC 5”

If you’re curious what my latest Pluralsight course covers, I’ve put together a quick recap video.  You can check it out here! Let me know what you think!

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Using Inversion of Control with the Default ASP.NET MVC App Template

I routinely get questions about using an IoC container, like StructureMap, with ASP.NET Identity, particularly with the way it’s set up in the default ASP.NET MVC project template.  In this post, I’ll show you the quickest way to IoC-enable the starter app. [more] First, fair warning: the default MVC app template is rough.  I would…

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Passing Data to Angular from ASP.NET MVC Views

Angular is a great tool for enriching an ASP.NET MVC application, but you must bridge the gap between your client-side code and your server-side code in order to use it effectively.  In this post, I’ll show you a couple of ways that you can pass data from your Razor views to your AngularJS components. [more]…

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Introducing SpecsFor Helpers!

SpecsFor<Web> Helpers will help you write cleaner, easier-to-read (and maintain!) specs for your ASP.NET MVC applications.  It’s the latest addition to the SpecsFor family, and the first of the Helpers line that I’m working on.  Read on to see what it can do for you and your team! [more] I suppose this really doesn’t qualify…

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Random Link Roundup–10/24/2014

It’s Friday, so prepare for incoming awesomeness in the form of random links! [more] AngularJS 1.3 is out!  The name makes me think of Guardians of the Galaxy for some reason… Further proof that we will eventually JavaScript All the Things: speech recognition in JavaScript has arrived. 🙁 You can never have too many icons! …

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Random Link Roundup–10/17/2014

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a batch of links, mostly due to me catching pneumonia!  So, I have a ton of stuff for you today!  Oh, and it’s late! [more] I can tell I’m spending the bulk of my time in the Angular world these days… Angular JS "Why does there have to…

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Random Link Roundup–8/29/2014

Once again, happy Friday!  As is the tradition, here’s a bunch of random useful links I stumbled across in my adventures this week. [more] Meteor.js is a slick-looking framework.  Anything can be made to look good in a demo, but still, if it works half this well, that’s amazing. Claims in ASP.NET Identity are a…

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Random Link Roundup

Happy Friday!  Here are some random, useful links I have come across over the last couple of weeks.  [more] If you follow the standard of using ViewBag.Title to set page titles in ASP.NET MVC, you have probably run into an annoying problem that occurs when you combine Editor Templates with view models that contain a…

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