.NET 2015 : a new era for Microsoft

יום שני, נובמבר 17, 2014

Yes, You read the title correctly. If you haven’t got the word yet then here’s the deal: “Microsoft .NET is going public with its source and will also run on Linux and Mac”. Until recently, this has been science fiction stuff, but today is a new day and a very exiting one for Microsoft based developers and decision makers. Here’s the main features for the upcoming .NET 2015: .NET Core .NET core is a “cloud optimized” version of the .NET framework and will contain the core features of the .NET framework. It focus on being open source and running on multiple platforms, that means it will...
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Project Siena

יום שני, אוקטובר 27, 2014

Last week, I was at Microsoft’s HQ and was introduced to fairly new project called “Project Siena”  , targeting the “Windows Store Application” world. What is “Project Siena”? Basically project “Siena” is a tool (application) for creating HTML and JavaScript based windows store application. Using that tool, you can create application rather quickly, connect to your data sources, create the UX and publish it to the store. The purpose of the tool is to simplify the process while maintaining some freedom in designing and creating your application. “Project Siena” is available (as for the current Beta 3 version) only at Windows 8.1. Is “Project Siena”...
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Internet Explorer 8 Performance Issues

יום שני, אוקטובר 17, 2011

Today's web sites are getting richer and richer. In the past rich web sites were usually web sites that were used for promotional purposes, today's demands require that even the most complex web application, has to include rich and user-friendly UI. so how exactly "old" browsers can hold up with this applications? What should be taken into consideration in the development phase? Get the facts Now days, I'm leading a team that is developing a large e-commerce site for our customer. Beside advanced e-commerce features, the web application has a very rich UI...

Cross-Site request forgery – Web site attack

יום חמישי, יוני 30, 2011

The web is full of security vulnerabilities, I'm going to describe some in my blog Here's a one that most developers are not aware of it's called CSRF (Cross-Site request forgery) It's not a very common one but easily can be deadly. Unlike other security vulnerabilities that usually exploit the fact a user has some permissions to a specific site , this one depends on a simple fact that a site trust's a user's browser. Trusting the user browser means that a web site will trust the browser's cookies without questioning the source of the...
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Technical design document template

יום שני, אוקטובר 11, 2010

I’ve been asked to create a technical design document that will be used throughout our division. Every place I’ve worked had it’s own template so I’ve worked with several templates before. I’ve created the following template from all my knowledge and experience from previous templates. this template is for web application based projects. It’s also take into consideration SharePoint server at the front end and Commerce Server as part of the application level. 1. General 1.1. Project general description 1.2. Solution general description ...

Hello .Net world!

יום שני, ספטמבר 6, 2010

Welcome to my brand new blog! My name is Gadi Berqowitz and I’ve been leading teams and developing web-based applications for more than a decade. In my blog, I’m hoping to share with you some of my experience in Microsoft web technologies, Microsoft servers family and other team leading / management issues that i come across.       Commerce What? yep, Microsoft got a server that is called “Microsoft Commerce Server”, it’s Microsoft's e-commerce product for building e-commerce systems. Basically, it provides a complete e-commerce solution including catalog management,...