Development

Articles about software development, the different technologies and stacks, native Windows and the web.

Adopting a mobile first design approach

I have recently adopted a mobile first approach to web site design and development and its been a complete shift in the way I think about layout and content. I have always been a desktop first design advocate and I must say...

Ionic's ISAPI Rewrite Filter aka IIRF for IIS8+

Ionic's ISAPI Rewrite Filter is a very popular and free filter for URL rewriting in IIS. The latest official version does not work in IIS8+. I only recently moved from IIS7 to IIS8 and have been using IIRF-2.1.2.3-x64 for a...

Microsoft WebMatrix – the dawn of a new era

I was surprised when I first read that Microsoft had released an open source software bonanza with it's latest WebMatrix, and it includes the likes of WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and many other PHP based systems. First I thought...