Browsing archives for January, 2012

Dear SagePay, please suck less

ASP.NET MVC,SagePay,Testing 27 January 2012 | 1 Comment

This is a general technical and personal rant against SagePay. In this post I’ll present the reasons why I’m starting to get nervous about them handling my clients money… Firstly, their sample ASP.NET applications, oh dear. What’s wrong with them: ASP.NET WebForms, no MVC samples. VB only, no C# samples. Heavy use of VB specific […]

SagePay development with localhost

ASP.NET MVC,SagePay 24 January 2012 | 1 Comment

I thought it would be a good idea to share how I have managed to get SagePay’s simulator working and accepting my localhost development server as valid. This is kind of a big deal for me as I can now develop and test in an easier environment, previously had to upload to a VPS which […]

RavenDB: Learning from RacoonBlog, Paging.

ASP.NET MVC,RavenDB 18 January 2012 | 0 Comments

In this series of blog posts I’ll be looking at a few gems I’ve found in the Racoon Blog source code that have helped me become a better code and feel happier about my codebase. One thing I find really helpful when trying to improve my coding skills is reading other (smarter) peoples code. Specifically […]

RavenDB: Just add your annotations to your model

ASP.NET MVC,RavenDB 18 January 2012 | 0 Comments

Yesterday whilst chatting in the RavenDB room on JabbR I had a brainwave and it was confirmed by the guys there. I should add my model annotations (Required, DisplayName etc) to my model because RavenDB doesn’t care! For example, take this model: It then means I have to write a view model to describe the […]