Category Archives: C#

Tutorial: Your first ASP.NET SignalR project

Today we will go over the steps to get up and running with SignalR. SignalR is an open-source .NET library for building web applications that require live user interaction or real-time data updates. We will build a cheesy Twitter clone … Continue reading

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Using the Google URL Shortener API with ASP.NET MVC 3 and C#

I recently showed how to use the Google URL Shortener API with PHP. Today I’ll switch gears in regards to the technology used and instead of PHP I’ll use ASP.NET MVC 3 and C#.

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Create a blog with JQuery Mobile and ASP.NET MVC 3 with C#

I wrote an article not to long ago that showed you how to build a Mobile Blog with PHP and the new JQuery Mobile framework (the Alpha 3 version). Today I’ve taken that article and converted the code to ASP.NET … Continue reading

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Using BCrypt with ASP.NET MVC 3 and C#

I was just reading today about yet another site that stored their user’s passwords in plain text. Of course the issue is if you get hacked you expose everyone’s passwords to the world, passwords they might be using on other … Continue reading

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Create a basic project layout using JQuery Mobile, ASP.NET MVC 2 and HTML5

The ability to target mobile platforms like mobile phones and tablets will become more and more important for developers as the future unfolds. JQuery Mobile is a framework that allows you to easily target these mobile devices. Today I’m going … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Using Twitter OAuth and the Twitter API with ASP.NET and C#

There is a dead simple way in .NET to use the Twitter API including authenticating your application against OAuth. The library I’ll be using today is called TwitterVB. Don’t let the name fool you though because you can use this … Continue reading

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Building a multiuser chat application with the Union Platform and Flex Builder 3

Several years ago there was a socket server for Flash called Unity. Well, recently Unity has been reborn (re-written actually) as the Union Platform. The same developers (Colin Moock and Derek Clayton) are still hard at work making connecting Flash/Flex … Continue reading

Posted in ActionScript, Adobe, AJAX, C#, Flex, Java, Online Games, Socket Server, Union Framework | 27 Comments

Tutorial: Hello World using ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft recently released ASP.NET MVC at their Mix 2009 conference this past week in Las Vegas. What we will do today is learn the most basic of all web applications, the infamous “Hello World“.

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Building a simple chat application with C#, Microsoft's Velocity, WebORB for .NET, and Flex Builder 3

Whether its an instant messaging client running on your desktop or a customized one on an embedded website perhaps built in Flex/Flash, Silverlight, or even JavaScript/HTML you see chat apps everywhere now. Today we’ll look into how to quickly build … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Using WebORB for .NET with Flex and C#

The Midnight Coders are a Texas based company that provides many solutions for developers. Ah, Texas! What a great state with great food! Today I’m going to talk about one of these solutions: WebORB for .NET

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