StarterWeb MVP – A Modern Web App Starter Template

My co-founder and I have been reading a lot of startup books lately.  If you are mildly interested in startups, you can’t escape the term MVP.  MVP or Minimum Viable Product is a concept popularized by Eric Ries author of  The Lean Startup. In product development, the Minimum Viable Product or MVP is a strategy used for fast and quantitative market testing(…)

The Best IoC Container?

As I previously mentioned in my post “The Best JavaScript Library“, I am in the process of developing an application/writing a book.  I will be using asp.net MVC and a TDD approach to the application and book.  As I have done with the JavaScript framework selection, I decided to look around and evaluate/review my options(…)

ASP.NET MVC & Threads

I have a method that handles sending of emails.  I wrote it so that it would run asynchronously, so that it won’t slow down the web app.  It looks like this:

I added the Thread.Sleep(15000) to see if it works.  To my surprise, it didn’t.  For some reason, the web request doesn’t return until(…)