6 Ways to attract customers to your store in Q4

6 Ways to attract customers to your store in Q4

Last time we gave 4 tips on how to start the holidays with Black Friday. We promised to share more tips and creative ideas with you, here you will find 6 of the best/nicest tips we came across.
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Dapper.Net by example

Dapper.Net by example

When the team behind StackOverflow released the mini-ORM Dapper, we were enthousiastic. An ORM with performance in mind! Microsoft's Entity Framework is still lagging behind and feels (is) like a beast.
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Run a business or just run?

Run a business or just run?

What started with a small group of people has become the biggest sports event in the e-commerce business. This probably doesn't surprise the founders of this event because they believe that running an e-commerce business and running, have a lot in common.
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Code generation/scaffolding with Visual Studio T4 templates

Code generation/scaffolding with Visual Studio T4 templates

T4 templates are a feature of Visual Studio that is for some reason quite hidden. Could we harness it's power to do some simple code generation? For example, given a model, generate code from a data class (DAO) and interface, a business logic class and interface and a test class? That would be a real time saver.
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Programmable configuration of server tools (IIS, taskplanner, FileZilla server, firewall) with C#

Programmable configuration of server tools (IIS, taskplanner, FileZilla server, firewall) with C#

For automatically deploying and updating a project on the server, you can programmatically configure various server tools with C# in .NET.
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Visual Studio JavaScript autocompletion (VSDoc IntelliSense)

Visual Studio JavaScript autocompletion (VSDoc IntelliSense)

Visual Studio has autocompletion (IntelliSense, VSDoc) for the JavaScript language and of code in the same file. But it would also be nice if it could also autocomplete on your on JavaScript code in other files.
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Increase in online shopping

Increase in online shopping

It is clear that online shopping is becoming increasingly popular. Between 2005 and 2014, the percentage of online shoppers increased by 27%. No less than 77% of the...
E-commerce
E-commerce trends in 2015

E-commerce trends in 2015

We are at the beginning of the year and 2015 will be dominated by m-commerce, video and social sales, flexible delivery and retargeting and many other trends.
E-commerce
ASP.NET MVC with StructureMap

ASP.NET MVC with StructureMap

For a recent web project, we had the opportunity to use the state of the art .NET tools. Naturally we took the opportunity to take advantage of the new ASP.NET MVC goodness.
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The number of webshops in clothing has grown by 17%.

The number of webshops in clothing has grown by 17%.

Nowadays it is normal to buy your new wardrobe online. It will come as no surprise then that the number of clothing merchants on the web has grown by 17% this year.
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43% of email recipients click through to mobile devices

43% of email recipients click through to mobile devices

Mobile optimization is a must for corporate email senders. No less than 45% of all opened e-mails are viewed on a smartphone or tablet.
E-commerce
Online sales up 17% in first half year

Online sales up 17% in first half year

Nowadays, everything is done online and it should come as no surprise to anyone that an enormous number of purchases are made via the Internet.
E-commerce