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Preprocessor Extensibility in SquishIt 0.9

For the past couple years, .net developers have been embracing various content preprocessors as they become more accessible. For the same couple of years, we’ve been trying to keep up. The dotLess port of the popular .less CSS extension has been getti…


My Mobile-Friendly Site Redesign

I built my first website for the NCSA Mosaic browser. A lot has changed since then, and the challenges we had with the original browser wars are upon us again as we try and build suites that work equally well on a variety of mobile phones, tablets, and the desktops that originally gave us so much trouble.


Firefox heading for 15% market share?

I decided to take a look at my Has FireFox lost its Mojo, are FireFox user jumping ship to Chrome? post to compare the browser stats. In that post I wrote the following

So what will happen to FireFox will they ever pass 25% or is this a downward spi…


CSS, Javascript, T4 Templates, and Less, Oh My

For the past few months, I have been looking for a way to define some JS and CSS files that would be shared between multiple projects in an ASP.Net solution. The intent is to define common scripts and CSS in one place instead of trying to keep multiple copies of it in sync or implementing an internal CDN with a versioning scheme. The challenge is finding a way to do this with a minimum of impact on the development, deployment, and production processes.


The History of HTML Table Layouts

The argument over table vs non-table layouts has been going on for years. I remember seeing online conversations as far back as ten years ago on the topic, and given my notoriously bad memory that should be taken as a minimum. Along the way we have dealt with partial CSS implementations, inconsistent rendering behavior, slow implementation of standards, competing proprietary implementations…it’s been a long road.


What Does a Web Developer Need To Know

What is a web developer? Recently I was involved in a discussion about the skills a web developer is expected to have and how interesting it has been to watch common bad practices (like table layout and SQL injection) continue to spread. So in the nature of Denis’s What does a SQL Server developer need to know? post, I present the web developer breakdown.


HTML5 Support for the Visual Studio 2010 Editor available for download

The first Web Standards Update for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is available for download, you can get it here: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/a15c3ce9-f58f-42b7-8668-53f6cdc2cd83

We just released the first Web Standards Update for Visual St…


Bing, Google and Yahoo! announce Schema.org

Bing, Google and Yahoo! have announced Schema.org

Here is the info

Today we’re announcing schema.org, a new initiative from Yahoo!, Bing, and Google, to create and support a common set of schemas for structured data markup on web pages. With sch…


Silverlight 5 Beta Is Available For Download

Silverlight 5 Beta is available for download

These are the top beta features

XAML Debugging with breakpoints for binding debugging

Implicit data templates for easy UI reuse

Double (and multi) click support

GPU-accelerated XN…


First Look at IE 10

Channel 9 has made available a video on their site about Internet Explorer 10, I have embedded the video here

Here is what they say on the channel 9 site

Just when you were expecting to hear more about IE9 on this opening day of Mix ’11, and t…

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