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Implementing IOC in Umbraco 7- Inversion of Control Like a Boss

I've devoted a significant amount of time this week to finding the best way to implement inversion of control for proper dependency…

2 minute read - 27/05/2016

Killing Switch Statements in React with the Strategy Pattern

I saw this article about building multi-step forms in React recently - and although it's a very well-written and organised article, I was…

2 minute read - 20/05/2016

How to Notify New Relic of Deployments From AppVeyor

During app deployments, previous company policy required us to prepare a sacrifice so that the favour of the gods might shine upon us. I was…

1 minute read - 07/05/2016

Reconfigure a Project to Use IIS Express in Visual Studio

Apparently, back in the day, they had enough spare RAM on their development machines to run a full copy of IIS. We're not so privileged…

1 minute read - 26/04/2016

Compile TypeScript and Package with Browserify in a Single Gulp Task

OK - the topic of packaging your js with browserify using Gulp has been done to death . However, integrating TypeScript into this workflow…

1 minute read - 25/04/2016

How to Get Syntax Highlighting for TypeScript in GVIM on Windows

urghh... Looks terrible doesn't it? It's not provided by default, but if you need to work with a TypeScript project in vim then you'll…

1 minute read - 06/04/2016