Introducing Cadru 2.0

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Just over two years ago, Cadru was released as an open source framework. Since then, there have been numerous changes, improvements, and updates. This latest update includes a lot of new features and, unfortunately, one breaking change. First up, the breaking change. In an earlier release, ToRelativeTimeString and... Read more

The future for Microsoft (predications)

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Nearly two years ago, I wrote a post called The future for Microsoft. This was a “predications” post based on what I was seeing in the industry and in Microsoft, with a some judicious “reading between the lines” and speculation on my part. To quickly recap those predications, I... Read more

Kendo Grid MVC Wrapper Automatic Column Configuration

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The Telerik Kendo Grid control is really powerful, especially when combined with the MVC wrappers. One of the things that make the MVC wrapper so useful is the ability to automatically (and easily) generate data-bound columns. It’s a single line of code: .Columns(columns => columns.AutoGenerate(true)) ... Read more

Introducing jQuery-goTop

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There are lots of pages that use some sort of JavaScript or jQuery plugin to provide a “go to top” feature. I’m sure you’ve seen it: As you scroll down the page, a little arrow appears somewhere near the bottom that lets you easily jump back to the top. For... Read more

Favorite Visual Studio Extensions

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The Visual Studio Gallery is the best place to find tools, controls, and templates to help make your life as a developer easier and more productive. Every so often, I publish my personal list of favorite extensions. This is something I started back when Visual Studio 2010 was first... Read more