Spartakiade 2015, Berlin

by Anton 20. February 2015 15:20

Andréj und ich nehmen dieses Jahr an der Spartakiade teil. Was ist das? Die Spartakiade findet vom 21.–22. März 2015 in Berlin statt und bietet Workshops zum Mitmachen an. Bei der Spartakiade kann man sich ohne Zeitdruck ausführlich und intensiv mit einem Thema beschäftigen. Die meisten Workshops s... [More]

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Interesting Introduction to SignalR

by Anton 11. November 2014 20:10

Two weeks ago Robin Sedlaczek held an introductory presentation to SignalR at the ALT.NET group in Berlin. The Framework has a pretty simple setup. After talking a little about the specifics, Robin showed us how to program a simple console application with clients and server, where both can push da... [More]

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Creating PDFs of HTML

by Anton 7. November 2014 15:47

For our new time tracking web application (which not yet live) we need the functionality to create a PDF report. Since we use AngularJS to generate the HTML for the reports, I thought it would be nice to just convert that HTML via JavaScript into a PDF. The search for a solution pointed me to jsPD... [More]

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JavaScript | .NET | C# | PDF

Encrypting Passwords and Keys in web.config

by Anton 19. April 2014 19:18

We wanted to encrypt our passwords which we store in the web.config of our Webapplication. Most of the WorldWideweb pointed to the use of aspnet_regiis.exe: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/53tyfkaw(v=vs.100).aspx We want to use the encrypted web.config on a few machines, so we need to import... [More]

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JavaScript Coding Dojo bei ALT.NET Berlin

by Anton 9. October 2013 11:41

I haven’t been to a coding dojo for quite some time. Since I have deficiencies in JavaScript, this sounded like fun. The event was again held at Hotelplan CC Services, and Mike Bild was the one who showed us the ropes. He gave us an introduction to node.js, which is a packaged compilation of Google... [More]

Using Unit Tests to Satisfy SpecFlow Scenarios

by Anton 2. October 2013 15:16

Ususally we spec out features using SpecFlow. Then we write out the step definitions and code the feature (or vice versa). When we programmed the “export entries” feature for the portal management area of discoverize, we did so using TDD (test driven development) with unit tests. Since it is an MVC ... [More]

Firebug and Fiddler

by Anton 28. June 2013 01:19

In the past weeks I have worked quite a bit with JavaScript. I encountered that not all eventtracking scripts for Google Analytics have been executed. I guessed it could have something todo with registering startup scripts within an update panel. And I delved into this topic, looking for solutions o... [More]

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Impressions from Orchard Harvest 2013

by Anton 25. June 2013 15:23

As you already know from reading older blog posts, Oliver and I attended the European Orchard Harvest in Amsterdam two weeks ago. In short – it was worth the trip and the time. Probably we will attend the next Orchard conference in Europe. Learning We learned quite a few things at the conference. ... [More]

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Deploying with recipes in Orchard

by Anton 18. June 2013 16:53

One feature, which we haven’t look into extensively are recipes combined with the import and export functionalities in Orchard. At the Orchard Harvest event Sipke gave a long talk about module development in Orchard, also touching the subject of recipes. Right now we use already use a recipe running... [More]

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Performance Tuning within Orchard

by Anton 17. June 2013 15:51

After hearing a little about how to go about increasing the performance of sites build upon Orchard at the Orchard Harvest, I did a quick search in the documentation. Two interesting pages came up: Optimizing Performance with a bunch of differen tips Caching with different types of cache ... [More]

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shades-of-orange.com code blog logo I'm a software developer at teamaton. I code in C# and work with MVC, Orchard, SpecFlow, Coypu and NHibernate. I enjoy beach volleyball, board games and Coke.