Month: October 2008

The pain and horror of web deployment projects

I’ve spent the better part of a day now wrestling with web deployment projects, and I am ready to conclude that they are too rigid to be useful for practical scenarios.  Here’s what I wanted to do: Create a directory structure for my web app and all its dependencies.  This means not just the folder…

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Why Microsoft should abandon Internet Explorer and go open source

The big news of late is that Microsoft has announced that the open-source jQuery JavaScript library will soon be bundled with .NET and Visual Studio.  More than that, they announced that they would actually support jQuery: if you run into a bug, you can call up Microsoft support just the same as you would for…

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