Pdf Conversion to Image Using MagickNet in C#

Sometimes back, I worked on an asp.net MVC application which had a feature request to support conversion of pdf documents to images to allow viewing of the documents on devices that have Javascript disabled and most likely do not have native pdf reader app installed.... Read More...


Importing Excel File with SheetJs in Asp.net MVC

I recently worked on a project with a feature requirement to allow bulk import of data from Microsoft Excel files. My choice of framework to use would have been either Open XML SDK or LinqToExcel because I have used both libraries in the various projects in the past and they performed well. But common we are in 2016, I wanted to try out a new library. I asked a programmer friend, Ahmed Opeyemi if he has used any library lately and he recommended SheetJs. I decided to do some check on the library to see if it will meet my requirement. ... Read More...


How to Provision Cisco IP Phones 8861, 7861,7821,7811 and 7942G for use with Freeswitch PBX

Using soft phones with Freeswitch PBX allows the utilization of existing PCs or smart phones as the communicating devices. But often there are times when the requirements for setting up or deploying a Unified Communication solution necessitate the use of IP phones.... Read More...


How to build FreeSwitch on Debian 8 (Jessie)

FreeSwitch is an open source telephony platform, with support for multiple protocols (SIP, IAX, Googletalk, Jabber, XMPP, WOOMERA/H.323, PRI/T1/E1) and it is cross platform (Linux, Windows and Mac). It is a softswitch which implies that it does the job of a traditional PBX and much more. It is scalable and has been tested to handle thousands of simultaneous calls. It is fully extendable and can be customized to meet customers VOIP needs. ... Read More...