How to deploy a self contained .NET Core app.

by Mahmut Jomaa on June 27, 2016
Ok this blog post is rather a duplicate of the docs. However many people wrote me an e-mail because they simply didn't find it.   Docs:   1. Change the…

.NET Core 1.0 got released

in News
by Mahmut Jomaa on June 27, 2016
Today is the day. Microsoft announced something sweet at Red Hat DevNation. After a 3 year long journey .NET Core 1.0 got released:     1. Get the Visual…

Microsoft aquired Xamarin

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by Mahmut Jomaa on February 25, 2016
Microsoft announced today that they aquired Xamarin. This is HUGE!   About Xamarin Xamarin is a provider for mobile app development technology. You can write a C# application and cross-compile…

Building a simple Brainfuck Interpreter in C

in C/C++
by Mahmut Jomaa on December 08, 2015
Brainfuck is a Turing-complete language that isn't necessary designed for productive usage :) However it is actually great to understand C pointers. An Interpreter is a computer program that directly…

How to enable precompiled razor views (.cshtml) in ASP.NET 5

by Mahmut Jomaa on November 29, 2015
If you want your .cshtml to be precompiled before the first request hits, you need to enable it manually. This increases time needed for compilation, however the compilation process still…

Upgrading your ASP.NET 5 application from beta8 to RC1

by Mahmut Jomaa on November 23, 2015
There aren't that many API changes, the focus on RC1 was to stabilize the code base.   Installation of RC1: 1. First download and install the RC1 upgrade for Visual…

in Projects
by Mahmut Jomaa on November 09, 2015
Today I'm releasing a new online tool: In short: You can store text online or use it as your syntax highlghter (for your blog).   Features: Paste and share…


Open Source Joomla Plugin

Joomla didn't provide any fancy syntax highlighter for code snippets, so I'm making a new one.

If you want to contribube go to the github project page



jHighlight is a Joomla plugin and syntax highlighter to help Joomla webmaster highlight code syntax.

It uses

Demo (63 skins):

+1 Skin (Visual Studio Dark)


1. Installation


Go into your Backend-> Extensions-> Extensions Manager-> Upload Package File and upload it.


2. Enable

Don't forget to enable it.

Go into your Backend-> Plugins-> System and enable "System - jHighlight"


3. How to use

<pre><code class="csharp">

(Sometimes it's better to toogle the Editor off to insert a "raw" snippet)

There are currently 125 languages supported.

Css-class-names for those can be found here:


4. Example

using System;
namespace ConsoleApp1
    public class Program
        public void Main(string[] args)
            Console.WriteLine("Fibonacci on ASP.NET 5:");
            for (int i = 0; i < 15; i++)
            // keep console open
        public int Fibonacci(int n)
            int a = 0;
            int b = 1;
            for (int i = 0; i < n; i++)
                int temp = a;
                a = b;
                b = temp + b;
            return a;



5. Skins

There are 64 skins to choose from. See here for reference:

Go to Backend-> Plugins and open "System - jHighlight".

Choose a skin and press "Save & close"


Check it out and start contributing today:    GitHub jHighlight

Mahmut Jomaa is a Software Engineer from Germany.

Currently he attends university to gain more knowledge in Computer Science.

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