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Upcoming ASP.NET MVC posts

January 20, 2010 · 1 min read
Most of this may or may not be relevant to your situation but after completing development, staging, and most of the production implementation of an ASP.NET MVC site I wanted to share some of what I learned. The majority are one or two-off hacks from someone else's code or a down/upgrade where appropriate, creating a Frankenstein. These won't necessarily be in order I don't think. Homepage - various jQuery plugins & content fetching Content/ structure Elmah Code version: 1.1.11517.2009 Downgraded ELMAH_LogError stored procedure to SQL 2000 ELMAH_ ...

ASP.NET MVC and CreateArea Extension Method on Restricted Hosting

January 19, 2010 · 1 min read
I've recently switched hosting providers at the company I work for. Instead of being able to use wildcard mapping or the .mvc file extension mapping, I'm left with .aspx. The premise of this exercise is easily explained here: http://www.asp.net/learn/mvc/tutorial-08-cs.aspx, specifically Listing #3 under the Hosted Server section. While this is fine for a default MVC1 project, I've currently implemented Phil Haack's Areas v1 prototype with Steve Sanderson's CreateArea extension method located here http://blog.codeville.net/2008/11/05/app-areas-in-aspnet ...

Get in your Home

January 18, 2010 · 2 min read
I created this site as a personal outlet not tied to a specific entity. While I do have a blog I intend to keep at geekswithblogs.net, I wanted a little more creative freedom over the content. I was not censored in any way by the administration of geekswithblogs.net, but users had very strong opinions about what content should go on the home page or just about any content for that matter. I may be a geek but there are no rules that said I had to keep the content technical only. As a Christian, I also wanted a place where I could freely post my opinion ...