A Defense of Database Migrations
I just finished reading Rob Conery's current post, titled "JSONB and PostgreSQL: Work Faster By Ditching Migrations" and it sparked some good and bad reactions in me. I hope I can address some of the points made in Rob's post and to share my experiences. My intention is not to scream WRONG, but to start an intelligent . . .
Today I wrote a blog post for Ritter Insurance Marketing's development blog detailing how to get a Jekyll site deployed to Windows Azure using GitHub and Kudu.
Check it out at http://rimdev.io/deploying-jekyll-to-windows-azure-app-services/
I hope you find it as useful as I will when I have to do this all over again.. . .
ASP.NET Core 1.0
I was able to install the new dotnet CLI by following the getting started guide. Running through the quick tutorial worked, but left me with a few questions about the new addition to ASP.NET Core 1.0 stack.
1. How do you upgrade the
Currently, the tool is installable via a
pkg for Mac OS X. Once installed I'd . . .
I am a BIG fan of document databases. The development experience can't be beaten. When I saw that Jeremy Miller was working on a new library to bring a more reliable document database to .NET I was excited to try it out. Marten utilizes PostgreSQL as a storage engine for documents. It is the experience that developers want, with the . . .
Decisions, decisions, decisions
Across the world, .NET teams starting new projects are sitting in a precarious position and asking themselves the same question:
Should I Use ASP.NET 5 (right now)?
Over five years ago I released MvcFlash, and soon after I released the second iteration MvcFlash2. Don't let the terrible naming and versioning fool you, this is one of my favorite creations. As ASP.NET 5 starts to take root and MVC 6 blossoms, I begin to feel more confident about creating the next version of MvcFlash. Honestly, I . . .
2015 saw me write 93 blog posts (not including this one). Here is a word cloud visualizing what I mostly wrote about.
1.) How To Tell If An IQueryable Is In Memory Or Not?
2.) Proposing a Better Template System For ASP.NET 5
3.) Announcing RIMdev Releases Built With ASP.NET 5
4.) What I Learned After A Week of . . .