ASP.net, MVC, C#, Software Developement »

[11 Mar 2009 | 6 Comments]

I have managed to arrange Ian Crowther, an ex-colleague from Avanade, to come and do a brown bag session for me and my employees this Saturday 14th March at my office near Haslemere in the UK.

Ian has been working a lot with Microsoft’s MVC.net and Yahoo UI recently. He is going to give a presentation and then run a practical coding workshop on Microsoft’s MVC.net and Yahoo UI showing how to combine them to More...

ASP.net, BlogEngine.NET, C#, Software Developement »

[6 Feb 2009 | 12 Comments]

I have been using Blogengine.net for over a year now and have thought it is a great application. In this post I will tell you how I have successfully tweaked it to deliver a lightweight CMS system that I required. (I have published the source code at the bottom of this article)

At the time of writing I have successfully implemented a few websites powered completely with Blogengine.net:

http://www.seethelink.co.uk

http://www.petersfieldparish.org.uk

http://www.tonytinman.co.uk

http://www.marvelav.com

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C#, Software Developement »

[11 Oct 2008 | 2 Comments]

I was told about a new feature in C# 3.0 called extension methods back in 2007 sometime by the technical architect at my old company. He explained that Microsoft had created it to enable LINQ and that it allows you extend base classes with your own functions, which is pretty cool. But what's a useful example?

Peter (my TA) said More...

Software Developement, MVC, ASP.net »

[6 Sep 2008 | 0 Comments]

While I've had my head stuck in Crm for the last year I appear to have missed a very important release for ASP.net - Microsoft's Model View Controller (MVC).

The majority of people I meet think that ASP.net is Webforms. This is not true.

ASP.net is the framework and More...

Books, Software Developement »

[6 May 2008 | 0 Comments]

I have read a lot of books over the years which has given me a lot of knowledge and good practice on how to develop software.

Probably the most important book I've read has been More...