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Reading from a queue in an Azure WebJob
A few months ago, Microsoft introduced something called a WebJob in Azure . It's essentially a "thing" that can run as a background task to do "stuff." The reason this is cool has a lot to do with the way you would do this sort of...
POP Forums v12 posted, for MVC 5
POP Forums v12 is now available on CodePlex for download. This is a significant upgrade that includes updates to various packages and use of .NET 4.5.1, as well as MVC 5. Upgrading? This release has data changes. Run the PopForums9.2andLaterto12.0.sql...
Decoupling OWIN external authentication from ASP.NET Identity
One of the nicest features of the forthcoming release for the ASP.NET Web stack is the inclusion of bits around external authentication. It makes it stupid easy to add login capability through Google, Facebook and such. Coupled to this in the default...
POP Forums v11 for ASP.NET MVC posted, with SingalR goodness
Get the juicy bits on CodePlex! This is a significant upgrade that adds lots of real-time features (using SignalR), as well as a number of style improvements. I’m really excited about this version. I have to give a big shout out to the members of the...
POP Forums v11 Beta for MVC posted on CodePlex
I won’t repost all of the changes here, but this is the version of the app that gets all real-time and stuff (thank you, SignalR!). I also spent some time refining the UI. You can get these naughty bits, and the overall change log, here: http://popforums...
SignalR really changes everything
I think I started to mess with HTML in 1995, and the Internets became the focus of my profession in 1999. The fun thing about this is that I’ve watched the tools and development technology evolve most of the way, and it has been an awesome ride. That...
Real-world SignalR example, ditching ghetto long polling
One of the highlights of BUILD last week was the announcement that SignalR, a framework for real-time client to server (or cloud, if you will) communication, would be a real supported thing now with the weight of Microsoft behind it. Love the open source...
POP Forums v10 for ASP.NET MVC 4 posted to CodePlex
Download it here! This is the RTW source for POP Forums v10, with the mobile special sauce. It requires ASP.NET MVC 4 RTM, which you can download here . The project and solution files require Visual Studio 2010 or 2012. If you need an MVC3 version, please...
POP Forums v10 beta posted for ASP.NET MVC 4
Finally got some momentum and replaced the beta formerly known as v9.3. You can get it here , where you’ll find the information below. You can also read my previous post on why I ditched jQuery Mobile. This is the beta for POP Forums v10, with the mobile...
Dude, what’s up with POP Forums vNext?
Yeah, it has been awhile. I posted v9.2 back in January, about five months ago. That’s a real change from the release pace I had there for awhile. Let me explain what’s going on. First off, in the interim, I re-launched CoasterBuzz , which required a...
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