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Learning Visual Studio Code

Do you develop with Angular, JavaScript, TypeScript, Docker, Python, Gulp, or ASP.NET? Do you work on a Mac OSX, Linux, or Windows? Today’s developers work with a variety of languages and platforms, so a good tool is super important. I use an editor for most of my development and have tried Brackets, Atom, Sublime and others, but since the preview of Visual Studio Code (aka Code) was released I’ve been using it increasingly as my go-to editor. I’m excited to announce that you can now watch and learn with my Visual Studio Code course on Pluralsight, released this week. Visual...


Toastr 2.0.0 rc 1 Now Available

Toastr 2.0.0 is now at Release Candidate 1. You can grab the Toastr 2 RC on GitHub or get Toastr 2 RC on NuGet using install-package toastr - pre. This release has several minor bug fixes, CSS tweaks, some JavaScript refactoring, and some new features. Of course there are new unit tests for all of these too. There is 1 breaking change that I felt was in the best interest, which is why this is a new major version. Please read below and try Toastr out. Once enough folks have had a chance to give it whirl and report bacl, I’ll release another RC or final soon! Toastr is now at over 50,000 downloads on...


Toastr 1.3.0 Now Available

One year ago this month Hans Fjällemark and I released Toastr and are happy to see that developers seem to appreciate its simplicity. It’s now be downloaded on NuGet over 27,000 times. In fact, the recent version was downloaded over 10,000 times the past 2 months! Today we have released version 1.3.0 to github and NuGet. Toastr is a simple JavaScript toast notification library that is small, easy to use, and extendable. It allows you to create simple toasts with HTML5 and JavaScript like this: Simply include the files in your HTML page and write a simple line of code like this: var msg = 'Are you the six fingered man?'...


Knockout Lite Tools (KoLite 1.1.0)

Add commanding, change tracking, and activity indicators to your web application when using Knockout and KoLite. KoLite (now v 1.1.0) contains a set of helpers to aid in creating data bound applications using JavaScript and Knockout. KoLite was spawned by some ideas from Hans Fjällemark and I when working on some Knockout applications. The key features are: async command binding command binding activity indicator change detection Get KoLite You can grab the KoLite library on github or grab KoLite on NuGet. New in KoLite 1.1.0 Command binding handler supports binding to native Knockout bindings as well as the Knockout event binding for DOM events. Event object get passed on to callback on event bindings,...


Simple JavaScript Notifications with toastr

My friend Hans Fjällemark and I have been collaborating on some JavaScript libraries lately and we decided it was time to release toastr, the first of them, on github. Our collaborative organization is under https://github.com/CodeSeven  toastr is a simple JavaScript toast notification library that is small, easy to use, and extendable. It allows you to create simple toasts with HTML5 and JavaScript like this: Simply include the files in your HTML page and write a simple line of code like this: toastr.success('Are you the six fingered man?', 'Inigo Montoya'); Hans is a great developer / designer and has recently helped me created some nice responsive designs in some demos...