Come along to this session if you’re interested in learning about Razor, the new view engine for asp.net (and winforms for the brave amongst you). Designed to be compact, quick and expressive, it’s great for people who want to get things done quickly or for those coming from a classic asp/php background where interpreted code feels more natural than compiled code.
As developers we’ve all experienced the “works on my machine” scenario, where a site responds differently in a production environment. Working out what the problem is can often be challenging, as production servers rarely give developers the access or tools they need to debug the situation. This session covers a wide array of tips and tools you can use to help track down these difficult problems, covering everything from symbol files to http proxies to using debugging tools such as windbg to examine memory dumps for potential bugs or performance problems.
Cathal Connolly is a long-time asp.net MVP and core team member of the popular opensource DotNetNuke project. Since DotNetNuke received venture capital funding he now gets paid for all the work he used to do for free which is a strange but welcome change. As part of his job he does everything from coding to security audits to supporting large-scale deployments