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Learn Open Source – Free self-taught Computer Science for everyone (and pointers to learn stuff quickly)

Hello World, (Apologies for the long title, but it is the best I could come up with to capture the essence of what this post is about) So, the other day a colleague posted a fun fact about how Microsoft

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IIS Express 500.19 Cannot read configuration file – because it’s looking at the wrong path!

Hello World! Here’s a gotcha! I discovered while working on an ASP.NET MVC 5 solution in VS 2015. While refactoring the code, I needed to debug some code in the Global.asax.cs and thus changed the project properties to run using

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C# 6.0 Features Not Working with MVC 5 / Visual Studio 2015 / Razor

Hello World, I ran into this problem today while mucking around with the installed Nuget packages and web.config of an MVC 5 project where the Razor views started showing up an error while using the C# 6 String interpolation feature.

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WCF service startup error “This collection already contains an address with scheme http”

Hello World, Today, I was trying to setup a simple WCF service on my hosting service smarterasp.net (they are superb! I’ve been using them for about two weeks and it has been a breeze to setup websites and applications using

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makecert and creating ssl or signing certificates | brockallen

This makecert script works perfectly to generate a token signing certificate usable with IdentityServer3. For some reason that Iā€™m yet to uncover, the newer Powershell way on Windows 10 generates a cert that the signing piece in IdentityServer does not

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10 tips for better Pull Requests

Source: 10 tips for better Pull Requests

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Avoiding an Identity Crisis (in your apps)

Summary This post introduces the NewId library created by the awesome guys behind MassTransit service bus. The content may look similar to the readme of the NewId lib – because that was contributed by yours truly šŸ™‚ What is this

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