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Visual studio: Dump data to file from immediate window

Friday afternoon I started a test run against an API to sort some file issues out. Saving the result in a List<string> while running to dump it out to a text file when done. Due to bad formatting of the filename I got an unhandled exception. Quick test code doesn’t always include try-catch statements where they should […]

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Front-end Demos on Github

I really like both JSFiddle and Plunker but they come with limitations. To counteract cross site scripting issues and other security concerns they sandbox the code with iFrames and similar methods. That is just fine when you do simple examples of front-end implementations. I actually managed to implement a connection to Google oAuth ina JSFiddle […]

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AngularJS: Directive for checking # of watchers in scope

Performance is key in web development. Many developers forget this since there machines usually are more powerful then the average user machine. This is really important to take into account when building client side applications. In AngularJS the ng-repeat can be a source of bad performance, it’s super convenient to use but can create both […]

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Google Speech API – returns no result

Google Speech API takes a flac audio file and converts it to text. This API is aimed at Chromium and Android developers first and for most so the documentation for other plattforms isn’t that good. This article contains C# code but the principal is the same for other languages. I haven’t looked at this before […]

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AngularJS: $digest loop when filtering array of objects

Ran into trouble trying to use a filter to sort an array of objects in AngularJS. Basic issue is because the array of objects is passed to the filter by reference. This is not unique to AngularJS, javascript always passed arrays by reference. Since AngularJS watches for changes in the array the sort will fire […]

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Implementing Google OAuth in JSFiddle

The implementation of Google OAuth for use with there API’s are simple with there API Client Library for JavaScript, if you are developing a normal webpage. If you want the functionality in a JSFiddle it’s a little more complex for several reasons. I have put together a demo on JSFiddle that shows how it can […]

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Embed image in HTML code

You can embed images straight into HTML code without loading a separate image file. This is called data URL and is a base 64 encoded representation of the actual image file. You can more or less embed what ever data you like this way but the only implementations I have seen so far is with images. […]

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Easiest way to embed assembly’s into your executables

I usually write a lot of command line tools for different quick fixes. Distributing them to clients with a lot of attached DLL files are not always the best. They get copied around different servers and sooner or later someone runs them without the proper DLL files present. For quick and dirty tools there might […]

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Webmatrix 3: Access dev site from other device

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Webmatrix 3 is a free tool by Microsoft for web development. It supports a range of languages, frameworks and CMS like WordPress for instance. It automates the process of installing frameworks, compilers and database backends. It will quickly setup a development environment on your computer so you can start develop. Lately I have been using it […]

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Facebook API login flow for desktop application

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When developing desktop applications that interacts with Facebook you have to implement the login flow your self. After the login flow completes you can use the normal Facebook SDK libraries by supplying it with the access token your received. When implementing the login flow you have to make sure that you receive the access you […]

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