Mar 23 2020
Most remote work guides I see during these days of COVID-19, are all about optimizing for remote work in a remote company where everyone will keep working remotely forever. I haven't yet seen any realistic, simple, unsexy and "down to earth" guides on how to urgently switch a "traditional" old-school corporation to remote in 1 day.
Mar 21 2020
Ages ago some dude I met at the Microconf conference (I don't remember his name unfortunately) explained to me how B2B software sales work in under 3 minutes, and it was brilliant.
Mar 11 2020
Programmers often wonder, why executives make more money than developers. How come "John the manager" gets paid more than me, who's doing all the work?!
Mar 6 2020
Here's a little C# hack I'd like to share, might be really useful to other devs too since it's a very common pain in all languages, not just .NET.
Sep 9 2019
The .NET Framework's built-in
WebClient class does not have a built-in timeout feature.
Jul 7 2019
Sometimes you need to "log out other user sessions". To prevent cookie replay attacks or - a very common use case - log out other sessions when a user changes their password. ASP.NET does not have a built-in way of doing this, but there's a simple solution.
Jun 6 2019
TL;DR I spent the last month testing how CloudFlare affects my organic traffic by turning it off and on again™ and measuring the ranking changes. Looks like CF hurts SEO. So we've built our own caching proxy with blackjack and hookers AWS and nginx, while saving a couple of hundred $ a month on the way.
May 21 2019
This post has nothing to do with tech nor startups. Today, while adding proper "right-to-left" support to our app UI (for Hebrew and Arabic languages) I got a little carried away and found myself discovering a lot about Aramaic languages and ancient numeric systems.
May 2 2019
If you're using OutputCache directive like this:
[OutputCache(Duration = 600, VaryByParam = "*", Location = OutputCacheLocation.Server)]
Or storing custom data in HttpRuntime.Cache like this
You probably caught yourself wondering
Apr 9 2019
If you search for "generate zip in ASP.NET/C#" you get tons of blog posts and StackOverflow answers suggesting DotNetZip, SharpZipLib and other 3rd party archiving libraries. And up until now that was the only solution - all because .NET had no built-in support for zip format.