So I received a call at work from (Supposedly) Microsoft Technical Support. They said that my computer had been infected with a malicious virus and they were there to help me fix my computer (what a nice touch from Microsoft)..
After some trolling with this “MS Technician”, the guy transferred me to his supervisor that identified himself as a “Senior Microsoft Certified Genius” (what a great title to be a Genius). Then again after some more trolling this “genius” guy got frustrated and started speaking Indian and yelling at me, haha!! (Video Below)
I normally try to stay away from posting political blog entries, however this time I will make an exception. I am a wholeheartedly Ted Cruz supporter and I hope and pray he is our next president. This video showcases Ted Cruz’s life story.
Unfortunately Microsoft did not incorporate a DataAnnotation to change the default message The value ‘xxx’ is not valid for Property to a custom one.
This is when you create an int or decimal property in your model, you bind it to an input box (TextBoxFor) then try to submit the form, then you get this ugly looking message. Below I show you how to change it to whatever you want.
I always knew there were some missing verses in modern Bible translations when compared to the King James Version (KJV), but never really knew what those verses were, nor bothered to do some research on them. It was until a few weeks back that I intentionally took the task upon myself to do that research and compare modern Bible translations to the KJV.
Since there are a lot of Bible translations out there, I only took a few to compare, more specifically the New International Version (NIV), the English Standard Version (ESV), the New Living Translation (NLT), and the American Standard Version (ASV).
If you are using Nitrous.io as your development environment and choose to go with Bitbucket instead of GutHub, you will notice there is only GitHub integration, no worries, you can still connect Bitbucket to Nitrous.io
I will be showing you how to import and update a single contact from your third party system to Constant Contact using the Constant Contact API. Here is the API description for the POST (Create) call and PUT (Update) call.