Category Archives: .Net

How to use Microsoft Azure Key Vault

Introduction In this post I will describe how to set up and use an Azure key vault to store your secret values. Sometimes we see secrets like storage keys and connection strings written as literals in the code of a … Continue reading

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Creating a Visio Add-In in VS2017

Problem statement A good friend asked me the following question: How can I in Visio change the color to a previously selected color just by selecting a shape? Sounds simple enough, but there are some caveats, so here is my … Continue reading

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Areas in ASP.NET Core

Introduction In a default MVC application everything is organized by Controllers and Views. The controller name determines the first part of your URL, and the controller method the second part. By default the view that will be rendered has the … Continue reading

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Automating the creation of NuGet packages with different .NET versions

Introduction I created a couple of straightforward libraries to be used in almost every project. So evidently these libraries are a good candidate for NuGet. This will decouple the libraries from the projects that they are used in. It also … Continue reading

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Implementing the Excel Simulator in F#

Introduction In my previous post we talked about how to structure an Excel workbook to make it easy to perform changes. As a side effect we have now a good idea of what is the data, and what is the … Continue reading

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Knockout, self, this, TypeScript. Are you still following?

Introduction I’m working on an MVC application with simple CRUD operations. I want the following functionality (don’t mind the Flemish (Dutch) titles): Remember, I’m “graphically handicapped”, so I’m afraid that my users will have to do with the standard Bootstrap … Continue reading

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Structuring an MVC app for easy testing

Introduction In this article I want to give you some handles to structure your MVC applications in such a way that they become easier to test. The article isn’t really about MVC, but if you want more information on MVC, I … Continue reading

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