MVC.NET (ASP.NET) Security
A collegae of mine was running some security checks on the site we are building the other day and found some vulnerabilities. Nothing serious, but still: more than I wanted to be in there. So I went searching on the internet for explanations and solutions.
Misunderstanding markup (the differences between HTML4, XHTML and HTML5 explained)
There is a lot of cunfusion about HTML versions nowadays and rises the question with poeple what version to use. This comic explains it all in a very easy manner.
Instant Messaging hyperlinks on your webpage
It is possible to add instant messenger tasks to your webpage by using special links that enable you to do these tasks: like adding poeple or starting a chat. While it can be daunting to find all the possible options, using them is easy. Just as an easy reference I cataloged them here for you and even made a simple (HTML helper) extension for your MVC.NET website to easily use them.
Using the Managed Extensibility Framework in a Class Library
Recently, as you might have read, I have been to the Microsoft DevDays and have seen lots of new things I just had to try. One of these things was the Managed Extensibility Framework, or MEF for short. When I saw the presentation on MEF (in a Silverlight application) given by Mike Taulty I immediately had to think on the use of MEF with the Repository Pattern.
Microsoft DevDays 2010 – Day 2
The second day of the Microsoft DevDays 2010 was a day I didn’t expect much from. I saw the agenda and didn’t have a real feeling for certain titles that I just had to see. Thankfully I met with an old colleague of mine (whose only day on the DevDays it was) and he did, so I just trailed with him and saw some more unexpected great things.