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Convert HTML to Markup using CSS – Render HTML as unrendered Markdown – see

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/03/02

Convert HTML to Markup using CSS:


Posted in CSS, Development, HTML, HTML5, Software Development, Web Development | Leave a Comment »

NTLM and Kerberos Authentication for a WebRequest and a WebProxy

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/02/16

This was very useful to get a WebClient with a WebProxy configured to use a proxy server that is based on NTLM authentication.

The note in the MSDN NTLM and Kerberos Authentication. documentation however was totally wrong.

String MyURI = "";
WebRequest WReq = WebRequest.Create MyURI;
WReq.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;

Note NTLM authentication does not work through a proxy server.

This code works perfectly fine as the CredentialsCache.DefaultCredentials contains your NTLM or Kerberos credentials.
It even works when you have a local Fiddler http proxy as a facade in front of your NTLM proxy.

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Posted in .NET, .NET 2.0, .NET 3.0, .NET 3.5, .NET 4.0, .NET 4.5, C#, C# 2.0, C# 3.0, C# 4.0, C# 5.0, C# 6 (Roslyn), Development, Fiddler, Software Development, Web Development | Leave a Comment »

Why Your Code Is So Hard to Understand – via CodeProject

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/09/29

Below are the captions, read the full article as it is very well written.

Why your code is hard to understand

  • Problem #1, Overly Complex Mental Models
  • Problem #2, Poor Translation of Semantic Models into Code
    • Class Structure and Names
    • Variable, Parameter and Method Names
    • Single Responsibility Principle (SRP)
    • Appropriate Comments
    • Problem #3, Not Enough Chunking
  • Problem #4, Obscured Usage
  • Problem #5, No Clear Path Between the Different Models
  • Problem #6, Inventing Algorithms


via: Why Your Code Is So Hard to Understand – CodeProject.

Posted in .NET, Delphi, Development, Software Development, Web Development | 5 Comments »

HTML Cleaner – (not only) Word to clean HTML

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/08/10

A great on-line way to cleanup html (from for instance style information) before publishing it on your blog: HTML Cleaner – Word to clean HTML.

One of the things is does is Remove inline styles.

Ideal for copy-pasting a quote from a web-site to your HTML editor.



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Watch changes on html pages that do not have RSS

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/06/15

A few tools that help you watch changes in html pages, even these pages do not have RSS: they make a feed out of a page.


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