Croatian Elafiti Islands

5 Jul 2015

Elafiti Islands: Beautiful, Peaceful and Exciting.

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Lessons Learned From a Software Development Technical Lead

18 Oct 2014

Lessons learned from technically leading software development projects

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How to unit test a MVC HTML Helper that calls Action

17 Nov 2013   mvc   testing   nunit   moq  

An example of how to unit test a MVC HTML Helper that calls Action with NUnit and Moq

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Windows Azure Uptime Alerting

6 Jul 2013

A quick introduction to alerts in Azure for uptime, and receiving emails when the site goes down.

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Multi-Browser Testing an MVC Application With Selenium and NUnit

1 Jun 2013

A basic example of using Selenium and Nunit for multiple browser testing a web application

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Startup or not to Startup?

25 Feb 2013

Is it worth creating a startup? Some ramblings about it.

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Cache Considerations for Web Applications

27 Sep 2012

Some considerations about the use of caching in web applications and different solutions

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Biscuitcake Relaunch

27 Aug 2012

Some detail about the relaunch of, a site which assigns interesting tasks to you everyday

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Running a Windows Service as a Console Application

Ever need to debug a Windows service? This is an easy way to do it.

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Using Gmail as a Processing Queue with VB.NET and IMAP

18 May 2012   imap  

Some basics and sample code of how to use Gmail for processing emails in a batched/queue system.

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Dangers of Background Tasks In ASP.NET

18 Oct 2011

An interesting article about the dangers of background tasks in ASP.NET.

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Multiple Threads in ASP.NET (VB)

16 Oct 2011

A way of having threads in ASP.NET to run background tasks.

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MVC 4 and Mobile Support

18 Sep 2011

Some points about the announcement of MVC 4.

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16 Jun 2011

The announcement of my own ecommerce platform.

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.NET MVC SEO/Slug Only URLs for eCommerce

19 Feb 2011
mvc   seo  

As part of my ongoing journey creating an eCommerce site I had to implement into the .NET MVC 3 website a way of having slug only URLs.

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16 Feb 2011

eCommerce site based on nopCommerce launched.

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.NET Dependency Injection

3 Feb 2011   mvc  

A write up of using Ninject with ASP.NET MVC to add dependency injection.

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Avoiding "Validation of viewstate MAC failed"

31 Jan 2011  

Useful tip for those people suffering this error.

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24 Jan 2011   mvc  

A recommendation from me regarding ASP.NET MVC

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nopCommerce MVC

15 Jan 2011

A quick look into nopCommerce v2.0

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Working on BiscuitCake

18 Dec 2010

Screenshot of Visual Studio as I work on

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