Azure Devops Pipeline Deployment of .NET Web App and SQL Server database to IIS: Login to Azure Devops at: Click on Pipelines on the lefthand column Click on New pipeline on the top right corner: Your screen would then look like this: Click ‘Use the classic editor Select the Repo and Branch from Azure… (0 comment)

Upgrading your ASP.NET WebForms app performance
by Chris Johnson @ April 20, 2014 There are many reasons to upgrade your existing ‘legacy’ applications. One of the main reasons would be performance. Are your pages just taking too long to load? Is every form submit taking more than a few seconds to respond? Users will usually get frustrated at this, especially… (1 comment)

Moving from ASP.NET MVC to TypeScript
By Chris Johnson @ This article is about finally breaking dependence on a Version of Microsoft ASP.NET MVC, and moving towards an open sourced based MVC framework such as Angular JS. I have to admit that I was asking a lot of questions about why we need to break away from using ASP.NET as… (0 comment)

Hiring for performance vs. skills
By Chris Johnson @ This article is essentially part 2 of my last award winning article on ‘Hiring a Great programmer’. This time I want to delve into the non-technical side of hiring a developer, (or for almost any position that is critical to your organization’s success.) Though most managers understand the importance of… (0 comment)

Hiring  a Great Programmer
By Chris Johnson @ Hiring a Great Programmer   Soft Skills: Hiring the right programmer for your organization is probably one of the most important tasks you may have been assigned to do. It should never be taken lightly and only the most experienced developers with the best communication skills on the team should… (0 comment)