Category: <span>JavaScript</span>

Random Link Roundup–10/2/2014

It’s the first Friday of October, that means more random, sometimes-useful links! [more] SemVar 2.0.0 is out.  Read about what’s changed and how it will affect NuGet. Codrops posted a nice (and free!) template that you can snag. Squirrel For Windows is a new project that provides app installation and automatic updates.  Sounds similar to…

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Random Link Roundup–9/19/2014

It’s Friday, which means another round-up of useful links.  Oh, and a cat picture! [more] There’s some really cool stuff coming with C# 6.0.  Check out some of the enhancements! Be sure to check out EntityFramework.Extended if you are using Entity Framework.  It adds support for future queries, caching, and auditing to EF. Want to…

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Random Link Roundup–9/12/2014

Happy Friday!  It was a busy week for me, so I’ve gather a lot of links to share!  Enjoy! [more] The first bug was reported 67 years ago on September 9th, 1947.  If you are interested in Phonegap, check out this article on using Ionic with with Phonegap. Chartist is yet another (nice-looking!) JavaScript charting…

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Random Link Roundup–9/5/2014

It’s Friday again!  Here are more random useful and/or interesting links.  Enjoy! [more] Project Wing from Google is just plain cool.   But I’m still waiting on my self-driving car.  Free food in 2020 depends on it! I much prefer the “controller as” syntax in Angular JS over the traditional scope-based approach.  But I’ve been falling…

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Random Link Roundup

Happy Friday!  Here are some random, useful links I have come across over the last couple of weeks.  [more] If you follow the standard of using ViewBag.Title to set page titles in ASP.NET MVC, you have probably run into an annoying problem that occurs when you combine Editor Templates with view models that contain a…

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… are we really arguing about semicolons now?

I know I’m late to the party, but this issue reported in Bootstrap has created quite a stir across the Interwebs and Twitterverse.  Chants of “Down with Semicolons!” by the “JsHipsters” and of “LEARN 2 CODE NEWB” by the “JsVets,” though entertaining, aren’t really doing anyone in the community any good. [more] Let’s look at…

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A very simple Jasmine runner for ASP.NET Applications

This post is more of a reference for me than anything else.  The Standalone Jasmine runner requires that you manually include any spec files.  That gets pretty annoying.  So, I built a simple ASP.NET WebPages file that can be used with any ASP.NET 4.0+ application as a light-weight, convention-based Jasmine test runner. [more] Here’s the…

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Exposing the View Model to JavaScript in ASP.NET MVC

The prevailing practice for moving data between the controller and the view in ASP.NET MVC applications is to utilize a view model.  While using a view model from within the view’s ASPX page is quite easy, utilizing it from JavaScript can be more complex.  While JavaScript blocks declared inline on the view page can easily…

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Using jQuery UI to make a drag-and-drop capable table

I’m adding support for dragging and dropping rows to jQuery, and as you can probably tell from reading this blog, I’m lazy.  I don’t want to reinvent the wheel, so I was not very keen on the idea of trying to implement dragging from scratch.  jQuery UI to the rescue!  But some quick Googling had…

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Internet Explorer 8 table-layout bug

If you’ve been following me on Twitter, you no doubt know that I’m fighting rendering problems with Internet Explorer 8.  Today, I have finally tracked down one very elusive bug.  The problem occurs in liteGrid when a user clicks on a cell to edit it.  The contents of the cell are placed with an input…

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