Category: Code

ASP.NET MVC and Ruby on Rails Open Source Examples

Recently, I started hosting some “play” projects on GitHub. I have not had much time to write anything up on the details of these projects but I figured I would share the code anyway. First, the MyPhotos example is a jumping off point for a personal photo catalog. Second, the ShowOff project is a real […]

ASP.NET MVC Helper – Dynamic Forms based on Model

Recently, I was working with a fairly complex data model that required a simple input form. Being the lazy programmer I am, I did not feel like crunching out the HTML required to generate this form by hand. So instead, I wrote an HTML helper class to generate the form for me. Model Here is […]

How to identify slow running queries in Sql Server

Recently, I was trying to pin point the queries in an application that were causing Sql Server to spike the CPU at 100%. This query was helpful in finding the top offenders. SELECT creation_time ,last_execution_time ,total_physical_reads ,total_logical_reads ,total_logical_writes ,execution_count ,total_worker_time ,total_elapsed_time ,total_elapsed_time / execution_count avg_elapsed_time ,SUBSTRING(st.text, (qs.statement_start_offset/2) + 1 ,((CASE statement_end_offset WHEN -1 THEN DATALENGTH(st.text) […]

Using MySQL with Entity Framework and ASP.NET MVC – Part II

I am going to wrap up this two part series on using MySQL with Entity Framework. Below is a link to the initial installment. Using MySQL with Entity Framework and ASP.NET MVC – Part I In Part I, we created a database schema in MySQL, generated a data model using Entity Framework, and wrapped the […]