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Programming and Learning from SD June 2015 Entries
Thank you Chrome for the Task Manager
I’ve been trying to see if I have memory leaks in my web application. Windows task explorer is helpful, but if you’re like me and have a lot of chrome extensions running, it is difficult to find the right process to focus on. The Chrome Task manager simplifies this immensely. Just hit shift + esc in Chrome or menu > more tools > task manager ......

Posted On Friday, June 26, 2015 3:54 PM

NDC 2015 Videos
The Norwegian Developer Conference 2015 videos have been uploaded in the last few days. I didn’t get to go, but they always have a lot of great speakers and .Net Rocks guys are always pitching it. I’m especially going to watch Rob Eisenberg’s talks. I’ve been interested in Aurelia and I hope to get to use it soon. It’s getting close to a beta release here in June 2015 ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 24, 2015 8:43 AM

If IIS Express stops working….
  1. close Visual Studio
  2. delete the c:\users\{your user}\My Documents\IISExpress
  3. restart Visual Studio and run your web application

The IISExpress directory will be re-created and IIS Express should work again.

Posted On Monday, June 22, 2015 3:12 PM

CSS3 Fade out and Fade in with CSS3 Animations
I needed to fade out an image, then fade in the new image. For this post, I’m not concerned with the coordination with the loading delay of the new image. I will show how fade out and in a single image. This MSDN post from December, 2011 was very useful and worked well today in June 2015. Support is now nearly ubiquitous, since IE 10, except for Opera Mini, so we don’t have to worry about that. Using the @keyframes from CSS3, this is a relatively easy task. No jQuery needed . @keyframes demo { from ......

Posted On Monday, June 22, 2015 2:44 PM

My Github Pull Request for Jasmine Experience
I jumped into the world of GitHub pull requests after making a feature request to Jasmine. My pull request is to add toHaveBeenCalledOnce and toHaveBeenCalledTimes after they said they’d look at a pull request from my feature request for it. This was my first time, so I had to look up some guides. Thankfully, StackOverflow had the answer and GitHub has a nice guide and Jasmine had a straightforward contributors guide. After making my fork and starting my branch, I tried to run the tests only in the ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 3, 2015 9:05 PM

Test automation for VS 2015
Automation tools for Visual Studio and TFS are starting to look very slick and should make CD and CI much easier. I’m not sure if it will have to with VS online or work on premise installations of TFS. This is a good 8 minute introduction video. I hope it is as easy as it looks! ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 8:58 PM

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