Showing all posts tagged: 'web development'

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Render PDFs on the browser using JavaScript

Most browsers these days support PDF rendering. In some cases, you may also need a PDF plugin to be installed. But what happens if you need to render PDFs on a closed system with no access to 3rd party plugins? How do you ensure that your solution can work consistently cross-browser? I recently worked on a project where we had to integrate a PDF viewer on a “closed” web application and this presented a new challenge. And who doesn’t love a good challenge? The requirements for the PDF viewer were as follows: Should work cross-browser Should support modern(ish) …[read more]

Resolving Kestrel issues for ASP.NET 5 on Mac OSx

Running ASP.NET 5 on a Mac is so refreshing! Is it? Really? Well, yes and no. Yes, if you like experimenting and fiddling with the file system, using experimental software and enjoy troubleshooting a lot. It is not a great experience if you expect things to work straight out of the box and you don't want to mess around with the setup and environment configuration. This post is about a couple of this things that I stumbled across a few times while developing and testing ASP.NET on my Mac. Kestrel,in case you haven't used it before, is …[read more]