Articles Written by Bipin Joshi

Creating a Tag Cloud for Your ASP.NET Blog

Most blogs display a Tag Cloud that presents keywords in font sizes proportional to the number of blog posts having that tag. If you are building your own blog engine or website you will need to build the tag cloud on your own. This article shows how to do just that.

Creating a Custom Output Cache Provider in ASP.NET 4

ASP.NET 4 follows a provider model for output caching, which means you can now define a custom cache provider and plug it in using a configuration file. This article illustrates how such a custom output cache provider that stores cached output in disk files can be developed.

Dealing with Profile Access in ASP.NET MVC Applications

While developing a Web Forms based website project developers can access profile properties in a strongly typed fashion. ASP.NET MVC and Web Application projects, however, lack this handy and useful feature. In this article Bipin Joshi shows you how to access user Profile in ASP.NET MVC applications as well as an alternative to overcoming this limitation.

Working with HTML5 Canvas

One limitation that website developers often encounter is drawing graphics in the browser. HTML5 does a great job in client side graphic rendering by offering what is known as the canvas. Understanding HTML5 canvas and associated JavaScript objects is important for any ASP.NET developer and this article teaches you just that.

Using Facebook and Twitter Helpers in WebMatrix

An ever increasing number of websites are integrating social networks into their pages. Facebook and Twitter Helpers for WebMatrix allow you to easily integrate the respective applications into ASP.NET MVC Razor based websites. This article shows you how.

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