So you have a requirement – supply the possibility to create and edit rich formatted text in a web application. Seems pretty straightforward – use a ready editor and you’re done.
Now, add some constraints to that, like – the editor needs to be dead simple because the target user does not care about all that semantic stuff (that’s your job), it needs to perform well and be as intuitive as it gets.
This is a pretty valid requirement and in todays web is pretty common, but as it turns out, there isn’t a lot of maneuvering space here.
I’ve heard a lot of advice about how I should and how I should not concatenate strings. I’ve stuck to them, but the moment of questioning was inevitable. So I spun up a small app to see what’s what. If you’re interested, read along.
In this post I would like to point out the main practical differences between ASP.NET Web API and WCF Data Services (OData). For those who does not yet know too much about Web API there is a lot of articles and tutorial about this topic on the net. The starting point is of course Microsoft ASP.NET team site which provides all related information and a bunch of tutorials. Concer…
Model View View-Model is one of most popular design pattern used in WPF applications. Thanks to binding, dependency properties and other features, WPF has been adjusted and, I believe, somehow designed to be used with MvvM pattern easily.
One of features of Autofac is that it can be used to host a WCF service. I have tried to host a WCF service within an already existing ASP.NET MVC 3 web application. The problem was that the service needed to use some resources which were managed by Autofac and was also used this MVC application. I spend few hours until I figure out what is going on and how to make it work toge…