MVC: reading LinkedIn user profile data

Suppose you have to login your users using an external provider. Maybe LinkedIn. Suppose you have to read the user profile data and do some stuff. Maybe you have to register the guy on your website. Maybe you know a bit of OAuth and you want to give it a...

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AngularJS: unnecessary routing and the hash sign

If you are using AngularJS for something different from a Single Page Application, probably you are not using the built-in routing functionality. In this case, don’t add the ngRoute dependency to your app , or it will always try to handle your #hashes (and most probably your web app won’t work)....

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SQLCE: How to execute complex scripts

For one of the side-projects I am working on, I needed a way to execute long SQL scripts to create some reports. I started the project using SQLCE because I didn’t wanted to bother with a full installation of a SQL server (even the Express one), so I wrote all...

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AngularJS + MVC : how to pass model from server to Angular controller

Here’s a quick tip on how to pass a complex model from server side to an AngularJS controller. The idea is to serialize the model to json (I am using the majestic Newtonsoft library for that), store it into a javascript variable and then create a provider with it on...

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