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SonarQube is a fantastic tool for tracking technical debt, and it’s starting to make some inroads into the .NET world as SonarSource collaborates with Microsoft. I’ve played around with it a little to start getting my hands dirty. Install Guidance If you’ve never installed SonarQube before, then I highly recommend this eGuide. Just one caveat that wasn’t too clear: you need to create the database ...
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In my previous post I walked through how to change Aurelia to load modules via Require.js so that you can set breakpoints and debug from VS when you run your Aurelia project. In this post I want to share some tips about unit testing your Aurelia view-models. Unit Testing Javascript If you aren’t yet convinced of the value of unit testing, please read my post about why you absolutely should be. ...
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In my last couple of posts I’ve spoken about the amazing Javascript framework, Aurelia, that I’ve been coding in. Visual Studio is my IDE of choice – not only because I’m used to it but because it’s just a brilliant editor – even for Javascript, Html and other web technologies. If you’re using VS for web development, make sure that you install Web Essentials – as the name implies, it’s essential! ...
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Over the past few weeks I have been developing a Web UI using Aurelia by Rob Eisenberg. It’s really well thought out – though it’s got a steep learning curve at the moment since the documentation is still very sparse. Of course it hasn’t officially released yet, so that’s understandable! TypeScript I love TypeScript – if it wasn’t for TypeScript, I would really hate Javascript development! ...