Windows Containers and .NET Framework applications: Migration

We previously looked at the basics of what is involved in bringing .NET Framework applications to Windows Containers. In this second post we are going to go a little deeper and look at migrating an application. We already know that we have some discreet requirements around the types of applications that can be migrated, so … Continue reading Windows Containers and .NET Framework applications: Migration

How to update ASP.Net Forms Based Authentication to use Claims Based Authentication

Ah, the heady days of Visual Studio 2005 and the sparkly .Net 2.0 Framework with its newly minted Generics support. Who could forget them? For many, it seems, they are not so much recent history but an ongoing job to feed and maintain.  A lot, in part, is due to the updates to .Net 3.0 … Continue reading How to update ASP.Net Forms Based Authentication to use Claims Based Authentication

Getting Web Deploy Working For Non-Admin Logins

There’s a lot of good information around online about how to get Web Deploy (a.k.a. msdeploy) working.  What most of the information tends not to cover is how to get it functioning for non-admin users. In this post I’m going to cover the steps to go through to get a non-Admin windows user working for … Continue reading Getting Web Deploy Working For Non-Admin Logins

Safely Testing .Net Code That Does Email Delivery

As a .Net developer you will most likely have come across the need to create and send an SMTP (email) message as part of a solution you've built.  When under development you will have either stubbed out the mail delivery code or will have substituted a test email address for those of the final recipients in a live … Continue reading Safely Testing .Net Code That Does Email Delivery