What’s New in Visual Studio 2017

[Updated for the 15.3 release] In March this year we’ve got a brand new and shiny Visual Studio. To many of us the favorite development environment. Here is a high-level recap of the changes made: Advertisements

TehBoyan Talks Azure (Video)

Hi all, A video of a talk I did on “Overview of Azure” to on an internal conference at tretton37. It’s a comprehensive but brief overview of Microsoft Azure It’s been a while. It seems like I took a longer than usual(even for a lazy person like me) break from blogging. Well, I hope that’s aboutContinue reading “TehBoyan Talks Azure (Video)”

Providing a File for Download trough a Save As Dialog in ASP.NET

The question of providing a file trough a SaveAs dialog in a web browser appears very often in the forums and QA websites like Stackoverflow. The default action of the web browser when a file is provided is to open it. It automatically determines the file type and opens it inside the browser. An example would beContinue reading “Providing a File for Download trough a Save As Dialog in ASP.NET”

Custom Membership User

Hello again. In the first part of these mini series we discussed how you can create a custom membership provider and a custom role provider. Many times you will find yourself in a situation where you need to store and retrieve more data for a specific user than it is available in the  MembershipUser class, which is the default for a MembershipProvider.Continue reading “Custom Membership User”

Custom Role Provider

In the first part of these series we discussed and provided an example of how to create a custom membership provider. We will continue these mini series with a discussion and an example of how to create a custom role provider. We said in the first part that the reason of why you would like to create a custom membershipContinue reading “Custom Role Provider”

Custom Membership Provider

Custom Membership, Role Providers, Membership User Series. Since these articles and the examples in them are pretty long, it could get pretty cumbersome to have all of them in one go so I split them up in several articles. Here goes the first one. The Custom Membership Provider Implementation There are many times when the MembershipProvider and its underlying database construction aren’tContinue reading “Custom Membership Provider”