Shades of Gray in SVG - How to Get a Sharp Black Line
In HTML5 the new svg element was introduced. It allows you to embed SVG graphics in html. You can build really cool things with svg - from fancy looking interactive charts to games running in the browser. But what if you just want to draw a straight 1px line? Well, that's not that easy. I got lots of different results for different browsers.
Angular + Cloud Services = Dream Team for Small Projects
For one of my private hobbies (keeping honey bees), I recently needed a simple registration form. It should just ask for a few data items, use a captcha to protect from spam, save the registrations in a DB, and send me notification emails. Within a few hours everything was up and running. In this blog post I share the code and describe the cloud components you can use to rapidly solve such a requirement.
Tri-State Check Box in HTML with AngularJS and TypeScript
HTML does not support tri-state checkboxes by default. There is an indeterminate attribute to indicate that the value is undefined but there is no way to set a checkbox back to indeterminate through the user interface once it has been checked or unchecked. The following sample shows how to build an AngularJS directive for a tri-state checkbox with TypeScript.
BASTA Spring 2015 - C# and .NET Performancetuning
Project completed, application shipped - but customer isn't happy with the performance. What now? At the German BASTA 2015 conference I will do two sessions about performance optimization in .NET applications. In this blog article I share the slides and links to my samples.
BASTA Spring 2015 - Docker
24 February 2015 - Azure
Docker is an important topic for Microsoft especially with the Azure cloud computing platform. As ASP.NET vNext supports Linux, developers can start exploring Docker Containers for running their applications in Linux Azure VMs now. At German BASTA 2015 conference I did an intro-session about Docker on Microsoft Azure.
BASTA Spring 2015 - C# Workshop
Spring time is BASTA time - -) For many years I have had the possibility to open the German BASTA conference with a full-day C# workshop on Monday. This year I will focus on C# 6 news, Roslyn, and related NuGet "gold" nuggets. In this blog article I share my slides and code samples with you.
ASP.NET, Docker, and Linux in Azure
In the last months I looked at Docker from a software development perspective. The results can be read in the current issue of the German Windows Developer magazine and in a Channel9 video.
ADFS and ADAL Lab
In this blog article I summarize important links you will need when building a lab environment for demonstrating ADAL, ADFS & Co.
OOP 2015 - ALM in the Cloud with Visual Studio Online and Azure
At OOP 2015 conference, I will do a session about ALM in the cloud. As always I try to show mostly practical samples instead of boring slides. In this blog post I summarize the talk and reference important resources that I will mention.
Updated samples for Windows Installer XML (WiX)
In my GitHub Samples repository I share all my newer samples and slide decks for trainings and workshops. In the last days I added new samples on Windows Installer XML (WiX) and updated Readme so the samples are easier to understand.