February, 2013

Sessions I plan to visit at TechDays 2013 Belgium

As I’m going to TechDays 2013 Belgium I made my first plans about sessions I want to visit. It’s always good idea to make some home work before event because it is the only way how to make good decisions. Here is the list of sessions I plan to visit.

Four new single page application templates

ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 are officially out and although it brings a lot of new stuff to us I want to stop on new Single Page Application templates available by community. I was able to get them all work and now let’s take a look at them.

Using Microsoft Solver Foundation to solve linear programming tasks

One of soon-to-starts projects uses linear programming for some optimizations. As it is not very familiar topic to me I started looking for examples and tools so I am prepared better when action starts. In this posting I will show you how to solve simple linear programming tasks using Microsoft Solver Foundation – free math package available by DevLabs.

Let’s go to TechDays 2013 Belgium!

Last autumn I found some very good presentations from Channel9 and they all were made during TechDays 2012 Netherlands and Belgium. One of those sessions was even so useful that I made some updates to my community presentations I worked on. This year I will visit TechDays 2013 Belgium to get better idea what is […]

Using database unit tests in Visual Studio

Stored procedures in SQL Server database can be unit tested using Visual Studio database unit tests. It may seem as simple thing to do at first but when you start writing tests then you will find out it’s more complex task to do then expected. In this posting I will introduce database testing with Visual Studio tools.

Bundling and minifying in ASP.NET MVC

Bundling and minifying in ASP.NET is powerful feature that helps you to optimize your web sites and save some expenses on traffic. As any other machinery in this world, bundling and minifying is not silver bullet and it has it’s own limitations. In this posting I will show you how bundling and minifying works in ASP.NET MVC.

Moving ASP.NET Single Page Application to TypeScript

I just moved ASP.NET Single Page Application out-of-box example to TypeScript. My idea was to try out how TypeScript works and what it means to move existing JavaScript application to it. Here is overview about what I did and what was my experience with my first steps on TypeScript.