PetaPoco - Named Columns, Result Columns and int/long conversion

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011     #petapoco

Some more improvements to PetaPoco, mostly as a direct result of heavy usage in a number of real projects.

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PetaPoco - Paged Queries

Monday, March 21st, 2011     #petapoco

Do you find writing the various SQL queries for paged result sets tedious? PetaPoco can now handle this for you automatically!

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PetaPoco - NuGet Package

Monday, March 21st, 2011     #petapoco

Any .NET library worth it's while these days should come as a NuGet package - so PetaPoco is now up there and ready to use. See Here.

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PetaPoco - T4 Template

Monday, March 21st, 2011     #petapoco

After hand coding POCO objects for a few projects it became apparent this would soon become tedious and error prone.

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PetaPoco - Improvements II

Saturday, March 19th, 2011     #petapoco

Since releasing PetaPoco I've been using it in anger and have completely ported Jab to use it. All in all it's gone better than expected though a few things did come up and as such improvements made.

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PetaPoco - Improvements

Friday, March 18th, 2011     #petapoco

Earlier today I announced PetaPoco and after using a little found a few things to improve.

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Announcing PetaPoco

Friday, March 18th, 2011     #petapoco

Today I put up an first pass at a simple .NET data access layer called PetaPoco - "a tiny ORM-ish thing for your POCOs".

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Quickly locate and open files in Visual Studio

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011     #devextra

A long, long time ago Microsoft had a handy feature in Visual C++ 1.0 that they dropped and as far as a I can tell never brought back. It was a toolbar button that dropped down a list box with all the files in the project sorted alphabetically. No big deal right? Wrong...

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Adding Markdown Support to ASP.NET MVC projects with MarkdownDeep and NuGet

Thursday, March 10th, 2011     #markdowndeep

Add Markdown support to your ASP.NET project in a few simple steps.

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MarkdownDeep - NuGet Packages and Licensing Changes

Thursday, March 10th, 2011     #markdowndeep

MarkdownDeep, our super fast open-source .NET Markdown processor that comes with a compatible JavaScript version is now up on NuGet.

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IE6 Countdown

Monday, March 7th, 2011     #general

As anyone in web development knows, supporting Microsoft's ancient Internet Explorer 6 web browser is a constant source of problems. Hopefully not for much longer...

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JabGallery - A really simple jQuery gallery component

Monday, February 21st, 2011     #jab

A lightweight markup syntax for gallery components that's compatible with MarkdownDeep.

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A real Jab site - bradr.me

Sunday, February 20th, 2011     #jab

Today I released bradr.me - a personal blog of other things I'm interested in.

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HTML5 Input Fields in ASP.NET MVC

Friday, February 18th, 2011     #mvc

One of the nice features of HTML5 is it's support for more specific input fields, but MVC doesn't provide HTML helpers for these.

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Jab - WIP Auto Save

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011     #jab

Jab now has an auto-save capability. The way it works is a little different from most other systems, but I think intuitive and mostly automatic.

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Implementing Shortcut Keys with jQuery

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011     #javascript

Using Jab last night to setup a new theme for another site I'm working on went pretty smoothly except for two slightly annoying issues. Short-cut keys required.

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ASP.NET MVC favicon Redirect to Logon Page

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011     #mvc

Why is my favicon coming back as a login page?

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Jab - Client side photo resize and upload

Saturday, February 12th, 2011     #jab

One thing I really wanted to solve with Jab is the problem of having to manually resize photos to a suitable web resolution before uploading to the server.

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Jab - Import/Export

Friday, February 11th, 2011     #jab

Jab now supports import and export of articles, comments and categories to/from WordPress WXR format. And some handy full backup/restore options...

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Subsonic and MySQL User Variables

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011     #subsonic

SubSonic doesn't support MySQL user variables. Here's a little patch that makes this possible.

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