Entries by Ajden Towfeek

ASP.NET MVC and AngularJS

I really think these two frameworks don’t mesh together too well and this blog post is me trying to explain why. If you’re used to traditional MVC with full page refreshes, views, server side partials etc. and you’ve decided that you want to use a bit of angular inside your pages you are going to […]

WinRT app @ Labdays

Installed win8 on my work laptop not too long ago so I decided to create my first winrt app during lab days at work. Due to lack of imagination I created a simple dashboard app for our product SAFE (really ugly page on saabgroup btw). Started of by looking at some sessions on channel9 and googled […]

Performance measurement ASP.NET MVC vs. WebAPI

I’ve been playing around with WebAPI for a couple of days now and I’m quite pleased with most of it so far. At work we have a stripped down a MVC3 site (threw away the M and the V) for ur public REST interface. Except for the ugly ActionResults in the controllers we are satisfied […]

Dell 5530 HSPA Driver for Windows 7 on E6410

So after a couple of hours of struggling I finally managed to get it working! What I basically needed to do was to remove the machine check for the Dell 5530 Windows 7 driver installer for E6400 http://downloads.dell.com/comm/R251153.exe. I’ve uploaded the modified msi here, hope it saves somebody a headache. EDIT: Noticed that my modified msi will […]

Building real-time web app with SignalR

We just recently had lab days at work which for me basically means that I can play around with some new tech to keep myself up to date. Anywho, one of the things I tried out was SignalR which is a .net library for building real-time, multi-user interactive web applications. To goal was to build […]

ASP.NET MVC 4 Mobile Features

I read about mvc 4 and decided to try out some of the new cool mobile features, so I went ahead and installed it, it installs side-by-side with mvc 3 so that’s nice. It comes with a new mobile application project template that uses jquery mobile which looks pretty good but since I want to […]