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JSHint Visual Studio Error Formatter

If you don’t know what JSHint and/or JSLint is and you write any javascript then do yourself a favor and stop reading this article and go figure that out now. The short descriptions is, JSHint/JSLint is a code review tool that will mock all your hard work, make you cry, and it’s frequently used by sadomasochists. If you have taken the time and care to get JSHint up and running in your builds that’s awesome but you’ve... more

Knockout.js Widget Binding

Over the past few months I have been working a lot of JavaScript and with that comes it’s fair share of “new hotness” frameworks. One that I always use though is knockout.js. For those that don’t know knockout is basically a MVVM framework for JavaScript and well it’s pure magic made from unicorns! Anyway one of the most common things that I have been doing is using knockout templates and creating jQuery UI widgets. For... more

ALM Summit 3 - Practical HTML5

I recently gave a talk at the ALM Summit on Practical HTML5. If you are thinking about using this cool new hipster thing called HTML5 but you have to support downlevel browsers I highly recommend checking this talk out.  Slides and Demos are posted right now and the video recording will be posted once the ALM Summit gets around to encoding it. more

For Every Beginning There Is An Ending

Today I would like announce that November 2nd, 2012 will be my last day at Microsoft. My journey at Microsoft started almost 4 and a half years ago, on June 1st, 2008 when I moved from Salt Lake City, Utah. I had recently finished college and was working at a small startup and needed a change so off to Microsoft I went. I started on the ASP.NET team as a Software Development Engineer in Test... more

ASP.NET 4.5 Loves HTML5, CSS3, & JavaScript

Today I had the pleasure of giving a presentation at the //BUILD conference in Anaheim, CA. Given that this conference is all about Windows 8 I was one of the few non windows session at the conference. Bellow is the abstract from my talk entitled. For those of you that weren’t lucky enough to get to come to //BUILD there is good news! All the session will be recorded and posted online and that includes... more