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I am a huge fan of Aurelia – and that was even when I was working with it in the beta days. I recently had to do some development to display d3 graphs, and needed a simple SPA app. Of course I decided to use Aurelia. During development, I was again blown away by how well thought out Aurelia is – and using some new (to me) tooling, the experience was super. In this post I’ll walk through the tools ...
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I have a build/release task pack in the marketplace. I’ve just added a new task that allows you to add tags to builds or releases in the pipeline, inspired by my friend and fellow MVP Rene van Osnabrugge’s excellent post. Here are a couple of use cases for this task: You want to trigger releases, but only for builds on a particular branch with a particular tag. This trigger only works if the ...
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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. ...