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4 Mar

Easy way to improve DbEntityValidationException of Entity Framework

Door Martin Devillers Op 04 March 2013

DbEntityValidationException is the exception thrown by Entity Framework when entity validation fails. While this exception is extremely valuable, the exception message omits the most important bit of information: The actual validation errors. In this blog, I present a quick and easy way to unwrap and rethrow these exceptions with a more meaningful message.

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15 Aug

ASP.NET MVC 4 RC: Getting WebApi and Areas to play nicely

Door Martin Devillers Op 15 August 2012

ASP.NET MVC 4 is a framework for building scalable, standards-based web applications using well-established design patterns and the power of ASP.NET and the .NET Framework. Two powerful features of ASP.NET MVC 4 are Areas and WebApi. Areas let you partition Web applications into smaller functional groupings, while WebApi is a platform for building RESTful applications. Unfortunately, combining both features is not supported by ASP.NET MVC 4. In this blog, I discuss these limitations and present a possible solution.

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5 May

Localizing Microsoft ReportViewer

Door Martin Devillers Op 05 May 2012

Microsoft ReportViewer Control can be localized by implementing the three IReportViewerMessages interfaces. However, the documentation of these interfaces lacks the original string values, which in turn makes it difficult to provide a proper translation. In this blog, a complete listing of these values and a Dutch implementation of IReportViewerMessages are presented.

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10 Feb

Good gravy, I won an award!

Door Martin Devillers Op 10 February 2012

The Aia Software Thesis Awards ceremony was held on 10 February 2012. It was a very fun day. I got to meet Erik Meijer, Anarchist Software Architect at Microsoft. My friends and family got to see a glimpse of my geeky side. And there were a lot of old colleagues and class mates which I caught up with.

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