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Set the Version of your ASP.NET web application

Imagine you want to release your Web application to your client in a way you can provide individual updates in the future and not the complete Web Site with every new release. Visual Studio allows you to publish a Web site using fixed names, this option creates an assembly for the code code behind of … Continue reading

Hello from the new iMac 27

So I got the new iMac 27 to replace my old iMac 20, the difference is amazing, huge display, better resolution and way faster the previous model, this new iMac is a speed monster which handles my two Windows virtual machines without problems, this translates into a better experience using Visual Studio and Expression!! For … Continue reading

Twitter Desk

Since there is this Twitter thing going on for quite some time, I thought would be interesting building a Twitter client using WPF, so this is a very, very early UI design of the client: In fact, that is all I have for now, I’ll go back to continue reading that Twitter API stuff…

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 19,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping … Continue reading

Strongly Typed Session Properties in ASP.NET

In many ASP.NET projects, it is very common to use the Session object to store and retrieve data that can be accessed from any page withing the current user session, we usually would do something like: Session[“Username”] = “cintriago”; int hits = (int) Session[“HitCount”] ; Session[“HitCount”] = hits +1; The above example is a common … Continue reading


  I was looking for a Superman wallpaper, but I couldn’t find the one I was looking for (either there is no wallpaper of Superman’s cape logo or I suck at google/bing), finally I did what any  developer would do in my place, I “build” my own wallpaper, I decided to share it with you.

Happy New Year – 2011

My best wishes for 2011 to all of you, new projects, new tools to play with, more .Net, more ASP.NET, more WPF more Silverlight, more Visual Studio, more Cloud. I would like to share a few of my 2011 resolutions: Return to bike trial. Write more posts about ASP.NET, WPF and Silverlight. Improve my cooking … Continue reading

ASP.NET MVC2 – jQuery – Watermark

Nice post about using ModelMetaData in ASP.NET to wire up jQuery code to apply watermaks to textboxs, looks very clean, simple and easy, I will have it as a reference for future developments. Thanks Erichexter! http://www.lostechies.com/blogs/hex/archive/2010/06/23/using-modelmetadata-in-asp-net-mvc-2-to-wire-up-sweet-jquery-awesomeness.aspx

How should I add code snippets here?

Propably there is an easy answer for this question, but which is the best way to add code snippets in a blog? I’m using Live Writer (which rocks btw!) and a plugin for code snippets (don’t remember the name) but I’m not happy  with the final result as you may see in some posts. Is … Continue reading

WPF: Building a custom TreeView with a combobox inside.

A few months I saw a business application using a TreeView as their main navigation component, but the user had to right click on each node to open a contextual menu with additional commands, so I decide to implement somethig like that using WPF, the results was this: A simple TreeView control with a combobox, … Continue reading