Guy Barrette

Freelance developer and Azure MVP in Montreal, Canada

Kendo UI MVC DropdownList - offset list when page scrolled

I was adding some new functionalities to an existing ASP.NET MVC app that uses Telerik's Kendo UI for ASP.NET MVC and there was one behavior that was annoying me.  When the page was scrolled, the list part of any dropdownlist control was showing offset from the controls.  After a litt

Visual Studio 2017 - High CPU usage after debugging sessions

I was experimenting a high CPU usage with Visual Studio 2017 after debugging sessions, something like 25-30% CPU while Visual Studio was idle.  Turns out that the solution is quite simple: Close VS Using File Explorer, locate the project's folder that gives you the high CPU issue Locate the hi

Free .NET Core Architecture eBooks

Here are a couple of eBooks focusing on architecting .NET Core applications on my reading list.  The first one titled "Architecting Modern Web Applications with ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure" is written by Steve Smith and focus on monolithic applications.  The second one is ti

Free Azure products for 12 months

When you create a new Azure account, you get $200 of free credits to try out various services but these must be spent during the first month.  Sometimes, one month is not enough to test things out that's why Azure now offers a bunch of services that will be free for 12 months when you create a

Azure Event Grid

Microsoft recently announced Azure Event Grid.  IMHO, this is a service that will change how we'll build our apps in Azure. Here's episode 233 of the Azure Cloud Cover Show that introduces Event Grid: