Summary An unusual quirk of the new Razor view engine in MVC 5 with Visual Studio 2013 seems to be that if you set the solution output path to anything other than the default project’s bin folder you’ll lose syntax highlighting and Intellisense support in the application views. After some […]
Simple Multitenancy with ASP.NET MVC 4
In this walkthrough I show how to create a simple ASP.NET MVC 4 web application where each client instance is accessed via a unique subdomain using a multitenant architecture.
Preserving Whitespace in DropDownList Items with C# MVC 3
Recently I noticed that the whitespace of the text on my pages wasn’t being preserved when the page loaded. Then I was reminded that, generally, multiple spaces get collapsed and text will wrap when it’s necessary. If you want to change this behavior then you’ll need to reach for the […]
Opening Netbeans PHP Projects from the Windows 7 Command Line
So here is a fabulously irritating bug in the NetBeans CLI. The basic syntax for opening a NetBeans project from the CLI looks like this: C:\Program Files\NetBeans 7.2.1\bin>netbeans –open <project path> And for project paths that do not contain spaces this works as expected. However, if the path to your […]
Setting a Custom Regular Expression for Adding Books to Calibre
I use Calibre to manage my eBook, PDF, etc. libraries. When I’m importing catalogs of PDFs into my library things generally run smoothly… except when they don’t.
Programmatically Retrieving Team Project Collections and Team Projects from the Team Foundation Server 2010 API
There is an excellent blog post from Taylor Lafrinere on MSDN that deals specifically with retrieving a list of the team project collections from the Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 client API. The blog post references the RTC version of the TFS 2010 API and is dated from January of 2010. However, at the time I found it (April of 2012) the example code worked as expected.