Archives - February 2010

Check out Mercurial version control with my CodePlex repository

Mercurial SCM (Hg) is a Distributed Version Control System (DVSC).  More importantly, your code doesn’t know or care how it is being versioned.  In other words, None of your VS solution or project files will be modified with a pointer to source control, and no *.scc files will be added in your...

Add post-backs to MVC –or- add front controller to Web Forms

You can download the code for this post at my CodePlex repository: http://palermo.codeplex.com/ Lots of programmers I talk to are managing software assets written in ASP.NET.  These applications have been in production for years, and they work.  The problem that is pervasive among all of them...

Party with Palermo: MVP Summit 2010 – Red Robin, Bellevue, Feb 15, 7pm

The Code Project presents Party with Palermo: MVP summit 2010 edition .  Where?  A short walk from both the Hyatt and Westin.  Unsubsidized tickets now available.  Let us know you will be coming: http://partywithpalermo.eventbrite.com/ Red Robin 408 Bellevue Way Northeast Bellevue...

Code Magazine article on ASP.NET MVC 2 source code download

In the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of CODE Magazine, I submitted an article entitle “ASP.NET MVC 2 in Action”. You can read the full article online here . I wanted to write this short post to let the public know where to get the source code used for the article. You can download the code here ....

Windows 7 brings new life to devices that don’t have Vista drivers

Back in 2005, I purchased an mVox 100 (mv100).  This device worked great on Windows XP, and I used it in various VOIP application.  Really great USB speakerphone.  It’s tiny, also, and I kept it tucked in my back for the last 5 years. When I upgraded my computer to Windows Vista, I was...

IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera – what browser does a .Net developer choose?

The short answer:  all of them. According to NetMarketShare , Internet Explorer still has, what is considered in politics, a 62.18% complete landslide domination of the other browsers. So we can read:  62% IE, and 38% “not IE”.  But that doesn’t work in practice because the other 38% is...

AutoMapper hits 1.0! Download now

Jimmy Bogard just made the announcement that AutoMapper is now 1.0.  Babies grow up so fast.  Jimmy has cultivated this project since it’s infancy, although I think almost everyone from Headspring has at least one commit (I think I had a total of 3 commits, perhaps). Anyway, go download and...