Testing templates from NEAR blockchain

Posted on March 14, 2021 in Develop • Tagged with #blockchain, #near, #npm

(The code for this blog is located here)


For the blockchain NEAR protocol there is a npm starter template that makes it easy to start to write web-wallets that uses the blockchain.

First I want to see the React template with AssemblyScript smart contract.
There are two options you …

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Scaffolding DB layer from DB

Posted on February 14, 2021 in Develop • Tagged with #csharp, #ef, #db, #mvc, #scaffold, #northwind, #git, #sparsecheckout


ASP.NET MVC has build-in scaffolding enabling you to generate a frontend from a DB with a snap, so you can browse your DB. This has been a feature since around 2010.

It is a great feature to use for PoCs and demos.

In this blog I'll use Northwind …

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ASP.NET Core with k8s hosting - Part 1.3

Posted on October 27, 2020 in Develop • Tagged with #csharp, #netcore3, #docker, #k8s, #jq, #vscode

This blog is part of a serie:

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Develop .NET docker images - Part 1.2

Posted on October 25, 2020 in Develop • Tagged with #docker, #csharp, #netcore

This blog is part of a serie:

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OpenFaaS on Windows Devbox

Posted on March 29, 2019 in Develop • Tagged with #openfaas, #curl, #docker, #kubernetes, #hyperv, #virtualbox, #kitematic, #dockerswarm, #python, #git, #gitlab, #openshift, #footloose

Running OpenFaas in Dev on Windows

Finally the time has arrived, when I'll start using OpenFaas.
I first heard about OpenFaaS at a meetup in May 2018, 6 Cloud Native Talks, 1 Evening: Special KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU Meetup! by OpenFaaS creator, Alex Ellis.
Next I bought the book Docker for …

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YAML tables in Markdown

Posted on September 07, 2018 in Develop • Tagged with #github, #yaml, #markdown

If you put YAML in your github markdown, you can use it for creating nested tables
Nested tables with yaml

This is opposed to using normal markdown tables as here:

Normal Markdown Tables
col 3 is right-aligned $1600
col 2 is centered $12
zebra stripes are neat $1

Cool usage sample

CryptoZombies is a …

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Using TFS from VSCode

Posted on September 02, 2018 in Develop • Tagged with #vscode, #tfs, #git, #npm, #visualstudio

You might continue a while working with TFS before you jump to GIT.
At least we do that at my work. For frontend projects like Ionic, Angular, Vue, etc using a CLI for generation code templates it makes most sense to to stay in VSCode (opposed to Visual Studio).
So …

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Microsoft Architecture and Implementations

Posted on August 18, 2018 in Develop • Tagged with #microsoft, #architecture, #ebooks, #azure, #microservices, #faas, #react, #ng, #ef, #dapper, #vue

This blog will help you choosing the right design and corresponding code, when you build microsoft web and services in 2017 and 2018.

Lists of Architectures and Implementations

Here are some lists that can be gives you several designs.

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Dependency management in Angular CLI - Lib: A-Frame

Posted on March 29, 2018 in Develop • Tagged with #ng, #aframe, #webpack, #vr

Using 3rd party libraries in Angular 2+ takes a while to become friends with. In this blog the Virtual Reality library A-Frame is what I want to use together with Angular CLI (Currently using Ng core: 5.2.0, Ng cli: 1.7.3).

Code from the post can be …

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D'n'd development with RPA, hpaPaaS, mBaaS and ESB (iPaaS)

Posted on January 11, 2018 in Develop • Tagged with #hpapaas, #rpa, #mbaas, #ipaas, #esb, #designsprint, #nocode


Development using Drag'n'drop (Low-code development platforms - LCDP) is also taking a share in development pipelines with test/prod environments and version control.

Some of the areas are

  1. Automated Business UI Process development - RPA. Automated frontend using existing UI as data transfer channel are created in this category.
  2. Application development …

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cUrl CLI on Windows

Posted on December 11, 2017 in Develop • Tagged with #curl, #windows, #shell, #ssl, #git, #openssl

cUrl on Windows is not trouble-free to get working, when posting to SSL domains.

Here is howto:

  • Download latest windows version of cUrl. I used curl-7.57.0, which is SSL and SSH enabled.
  • Extract the files from the zip file to C:\Program Files\curl-7.57.0\
  • Add to …

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Expand your WCF service with REST

Posted on November 19, 2017 in Develop • Tagged with #wcf, #rest, #swagger, #depencyinjection, #dotnet, #visualstudio, #cors

If you are working with .NET you probably have WCF services.
You might have thought of expanding those WCF services to REST allowing you to make mobile or SPA frontends.
Instead of using ServiceStack or WebApi+Swashbuckle, you can stay in WCF. This have the advantage of a smaller learning …

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Contributing to Open Source

Posted on October 14, 2017 in Develop • Tagged with #git

What is needed to contribute to Open Source hosted in Git?
It is quite a bit - read all about it here.

This blog post assumes you contribute by doing changes to a git repo.
So In short you need to

  • Choose a project you will do changes into
  • Follow below …

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Using SSH keys - Connect to Ionic Pro

Posted on October 03, 2017 in Develop • Tagged with #git, #ssh, #ionic

HowTo connect to Ionic Pro, when ionic link fails?
Ionic Pro is a new site taking over the features from Ionic Cloud - a hosted mobile build, test and deploy service


The problem

I wanted to connect to Ionic Pro from Windows.
But the attempt failed.

It kept coming with …

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Ngx: Template for Visual Studio 2017

Posted on September 24, 2017 in Develop • Tagged with #npm, #ngx, #typescript, #visualstudio, #tfs

At my work all web developers are getting an Angular 4 course. But there are a couple of issues with that.

  • When you work with ngx in Visual Studio code you get a .gitnore file from the Angular CLI to take care of what not to commit to GIT. Since …

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