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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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Web Essentials Visual Studio extension – Pure, unadulterated web development

Hello World, Web developers have been plying their trade for long fighting with browser incompatibilities, lack of tooling support in editors or their IDE environments. My favorite IDE – Visual Studio – is otherwise brilliant at what it does but

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Add an HTTP Request Header Using Fiddler CustomRules Magic

Hello World! In one of my projects, we utilize a custom HTTP header to determine certain properties of the request/user making the request. Now under normal production scenario, the Network Load Balancer (NLB) adds the HTTP header but I had

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