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When we build sites using an AMD library like RequireJS, we will have a long list of files that need to be downloaded when someone uses the site. More files means more trips to the server and more download time. Minifying files and using gzip can speed up the download times, but neither affects the […]
I use a continuous testing tool named NCrunch for all of my .Net code. In fact, NCrunch has spoiled me so much that manually running tests is bordering on painful. I’ve gotten used to doing absolutely nothing and still having the latest build results, test results, code coverage, highlighted execution paths for failed tests, and […]
Jasmine 2.0 has changed how it loads and executes tests, using a boot script now to handle the details. If you try to plug some require() calls into the sample SpecRunner.html page, Jasmine will be done and finished before the require() statement loads the test modules and their dependencies. The problem is that RequireJS loads […]
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.
Here is what was posted on the com.googlegroups.google-caja-discuss list
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.
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