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Debugging: System.Net.WebException - The remote name could not be resolved

Thomas Ardal, July 10, 2018 This is the first part of a new series named "Debugging common .NET exception". For this first installment, we'll take a look at System.Net.WebException with the message of "The remote name could not be resolved: 'name'". WebException is an umbrella-exception, used for a lot ...

Building a cloud editor with SignalR and ASP.NET Core 2.1

Kristoffer Strube, June 19, 2018 With the release of 2.1, we finally got SignalR in ASP.NET Core. SignalR is used for making real-time connections on websites, which is used in applications where the response time is especially important and where you want the newest information at all times without having to poll the ...

New Advisor at elmah.io: Peter Terkildsen

Thomas Ardal, June 08, 2018 We are currently building an advisory board (remember Simon?). Getting feedback from people longer down the path, is a great way to improve your product/business and enable some shortcuts. Today, I'm happy to introduce you to: Peter Terkildsen. Here's a few words from Peter: "Hi, I'm Peter. I ...

NLog vs log4net

Thomas Ardal, June 05, 2018 Both NLog and log4net are two very popular choices, when selecting a logging framework for .NET applications. In this post, you will learn all about both frameworks and the differences. For those of you who don't know one or both of the frameworks, let's start with a few words about ...

Web.config Validator

Thomas Ardal, June 01, 2018 It's interesting how you sometimes build a feature, launch it, and people use it for something you didn't anticipated. This turned out to be the case with the ELMAH configuration validator that we launched two years ago. The idea was to be able to upload a Web.config file and ...