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Resilient Dynamic Properties in Razor Views Using SafeExpandoObject

by Nicholas Westby

As part of Formulate's Designed Emails feature, Nicholas wanted it easy as possible to create a Razor view to access form-submitted data that could send nice-looking emails even if some fields were changed or had the wrong casing. His solution, which he teaches us, was to create fault-tolerant, case-insensitive, dynamic properties using SafeExpandoObject.

Blog to Markdown Parser

by Owain Williams

Migrating your blog posts from one website to another can be a pain, especially when you're moving away from specific packages that your content is built on. Owain recently encountered this difficulty, so decided to create an app that solved his headaches. His HTML to Markdown Parser, which he walks us through, lets him convert the blog posts from a site's RSS feed into Markdown, which he can then easily import into a new site.

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