Category Archives: Visual Studio 2012

How to use Metro UI CSS in ASP.NET MVC 4 ?

Metro UI CSS allows to create a Web site in the style of Windows 8 quickly and without distractions on routine tasks. You can find more info here: http://metroui.org.ua/ UPDATE. This article is about version 0.95 now Metro UI CSS is in version … Continue reading

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Optimize Images with Image Optimizer.

Image Optimizer is a free extension for Visual Studio 2012 created by Mads Kristensen. It uses SmushIt and Punypng for optimization. You can get it from Extensions and Updates, search for “Image Optimizer”: You need to restart Visual Studio and when … Continue reading

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Nuget Package Manager Update

New update Version 2.6.40627.9000 Size 2.60MB. Previous Version 2.5.40416.9020 Don’t forget to restart Visual Studio after the update.

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Syncfusion Metro Studio 2

Excellent free custom icon tool from Syncfusion. A value of $499!!! You can download at http://www.syncfusion.com/downloads/metrostudio It downloads an EXE file called syncfusionmetrostudiosetup.exe Run the EXE. You will need the unlock key, it will be emailed to you by websupport@syncfusion.comContinue reading

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Visual Studio 2012 Update 3

Released On June 26th 2013, the parameter /layout it is still valid for installations without an Internet connection. 2.08GB when downloaded.

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ELMAH Error Logging in MVC 4

ELMAH (Error Logging Modules and Handlers) is an application-wide error logging facility that is completely pluggable. It can be dynamically added to a running ASP.NET web application, or even all ASP.NET web applications on a machine, without any need for … Continue reading

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Dependency Injection in MVC 4 using Ninject, Unity and StructureMap (IoCs)

Dependency injection is a software design pattern that allows removing hard-coded dependencies and making it possible to change them. This software design pattern injects the depended-on element (object or value etc) to the destination automatically by knowing the requirement of … Continue reading

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