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Compiled list of C# + .Net Features

We have talked about doing this at work for a while, so I finally sat down this weekend and tried to make a list of C# features that the team could share. We intend to use this to help gauge who the best people are to ask questions in different areas (C# isn’t our only […]

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Web API 2 – don’t get caught with your parameters down

Hi, A quick post for anyone else who has been literally dying from a lack of sleep trying to workout something that should be fairly simple. Quick background:  I got interested in Web API after I decided to build a friend a simple booking website driven by HTML5, jquery and originally an ASP.NET/c# .NET 4 […]

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ASP.NET MVC 4 Razor Starter Guide – How to avoid punching your Laptop to Death

Hello and welcome to my seocond blog post for LessThanDot (I think) and in this post I will discuss how to setup a working ASP.NET MVC 4 (with Razor) project using the Empty Template.
That’s right, a blank project, I didn’t want the templates doing the…

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Stupid me #3 – Building the script component

After over 6 months of silence, it is time again for another Stupid me™®©! For those unfamiliar with the concept:
Every time I do something “stupid”, which happens from time to time, I’ll do a little blog post on what happened and how I solved it. The…

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Auto-Verifying Moqs

After years of only being familiar with Rhino mocks, I have been using Moq for the last 10 months or so. For the most part, I like it better. The syntax seems easier to get people up to speed on, and there are situations where it really cuts down on t…

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Copying Buckets With The Amazon S3 API

One of the projects I have been working on is a system for managing content on our network of websites. One of our requirements is that changes don’t take effect immediately, but on a separate preview network where our customer can look to see that her…

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PetaPoco: Mapping related objects

In the prior PetaPoco post, I started to dig into many-to-one relationships a little. Chrissie followed up with yet more mapping behavior in his latest Simple.Data post, so I thought I would cover it in a bit more detail.

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More PetaPoco: Id’s and Multi-POCO queries

So yesterday Chrissie and I did posts on Simple.Data and PetaPoco. Today he followed up with more complex examples, including keys and multiple table queries.

PetaPoco is built specifically with primary keys as a first class citizen, so it will be in…

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Playing with PetaPoco

Since Chrissie is playing around with Simple.Data today, I found some time to play with PetaPoco. PetaPoco is a single file micro ORM that uses MSIL generation to do it’s magic. As the name suggests, it works with concrete POCOs, though support for dyna…

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Using SpecFlow to drive Selenium WebDriver Tests

SpecFlow is a .Net library that allows us to describe user expectations in a consistent Domain-Specific Language that can be wired for automatic execution. By writing tests in a human readable manner, our tests can serve as a bridge between the users expectations and the code we spend time writing.

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