Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 And External Tools

The Ladies, Gents and Paperclips at Microsoft are taking the easy road with some aspects of the web development tool chain this go around. Instead of reinventing the wheel that the rest of the web development community is already taking around the block they are just including some of those preexisting tools. What do I […]

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 and ECMAScript 6

Did you realize it’s possible to write and use ECMAScript 6 (ES6) today? Projects like Traceur and Babel make it possible to write JavaScript as described by the ES6 standard and use a transpiler to compile it to the JavaScript you may know and love (or hate) of today. Transpilers typically take the source of […]

Angular Directive to wrap a jQuery plugin

The other day at work I started working on a project that had made heavy use of a jQuery plugin for masking date inputs. I was re-implementing some things with Angular and had to maintain the same behavior that the users had come to expect as the norm. There were strange issues with how the […]

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Thought I would start this off with introducing myself. My name is Brett and I am a software developer in Minnesota with experience in the .Net web stack and a few JavaScript libraries. I thought I would expand my learnings of Microsoft’s technology on the server side and tools for use on the client side […]