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Posted by admin on Monday, June 27, 2011

.NET MVC3, how to avoid session restart in 100 MB application pool

We recently had some problems with one our host servers, they set a limitation of 100 MB memory for dedicated application pools. While is understandable they set such a limit, problem is that limit is very low for .net mvc websites, since an empty website already needs 30 MB, so as soon as you add database and get traffic, it easy goes above 100 MB, causing the application pool to restart and session is lost having all your visitors logged out.

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Posted by admin on Friday, June 24, 2011

e-commerce website, room for one more?

Have you ever wanted to put an online shop? What were your options? Did you find an ecommerce website solution that didn't need a programmer to implement it for you, and so keep costs low?

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Posted by admin on Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Cloud One, a far away history of a Mexican in China

It was Tuesday June 20, 2006, and although when your business starts as a natural result from a market needs, I can set this date as the first day Cloud One saw light in this world, the day when a first project was approved by verbal agreement; we didn't have contracts at that time.

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Posted by admin on Monday, June 20, 2011

www or non-www, that's a web address question

Trying to improve the SEO for Cloud One I came across to this point, whether to choose the www or the non-www version of this site.

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Posted by admin on Saturday, June 18, 2011

How to define ntext fields using Code-First in .NET MVC3 and SQL CE4

When defining our model using POCO classes, we just use string for all our string model properties that later are created as nvarchar fields in the database. String types max length is 4,000 characters, so, what if I need something longer, for example for a blog content field? Then, we need ntext.

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Posted by admin on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Which one is your favorite Internet browser?

Well, it depends if you are a web developer, a multimedia lover, a PC or Mac user, or if you just need it to read the news.

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Posted by admin on Saturday, June 4, 2011

Saying goodbye to Verner with some sake

We will miss Verner at office, she has been a very helpful girl in our team, more than one customer will miss her coffee too, but is time for her to back home and make a new life. Good luck Verner!

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Posted by admin on Thursday, May 19, 2011

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for beginners - Part 2

This is a second part of an article about basic SEO tips you can follow to improve your website ranking and traffic in Search Engines. For this second part, you may need more knowledge of HTML and more control over the code and website files.

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Posted by admin on Thursday, May 19, 2011

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for beginners - Part 1

SEM, SERP, PR1, PR2… what? Don't worry, I don't want to confuse you with these IT-savy terms, instead, I want to show you useful tips that you can easily follow to improve your website ranking in Google (and others), you don't need a doctorate in ComputerSciences, just a little HTML knowledge and common sense.

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Posted by admin on Wednesday, April 6, 2011

ASP.NET MVC: Telerik extensions or jQuery plugins?

We always try to use all controls from one single provider, to minimize code footprint, avoid unnecessary files, and other performance issues. So here is our take on what controls to use on .NET web forms and mvc platforms.

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