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Month: May 2015

Gulp Cheatsheet

In my Gulp research and learning, I have run across a great Gulp cheatsheet on GitHub. The cheatsheet demonstrates the most common Gulp patterns you may use when consuming a Gulp stream in a task sequence. The most basic Gulp task sequence is the “single destination” task sequence. In this scenario, you identify the stream source, transform it multiple times via a sequence…


Learning Gulp

Over the past week, I have been starting to use the Visual Studio 2015 RC, primarily focused on ASP.NET 5. Of the numerous new features and changes, I’ve found myself gravitating towards learning Gulp. I was the .NET developer that stayed within the Microsoft ecosystem – I started learning .NET in the early beta days, and my first real development…



On the way out of the office on Friday, I stopped to talk with Justin and Nick (the other Brostein). We have all installed Visual Studio 2015 RC and have been exploring the new Task Runner Explorer. Nick had really started porting his MVC Validation Extensions library over to the Visual Studio 2015 ASP.NET 5 project structure. In the process,…


BUILD Recap – Day 3

It’s the final day of //build/ 2015, and I’m sad. Sad to leave San Francisco, sad to fly a redeye back to Louisville (and arrive back on Derby day), and sad to leave //build/. This has been a great //build/ experience for me. I’ve spoken to a lot of developers and Microsoft team members. Application Insights for Any App: A…


Hands On HoloLens

In this post, I’ll be trying to answer several questions around HoloLens. Since the initial HoloLens announcement, the HoloLens project has been buttoned up tight, but //build/ 2015 brought some HUGE announcements and closer looks at the HoloLens. I unfortunately did not get a hands on demo of the HoloLens, but I had the opportunity to interview several //build/ attendees…


BUILD Recap – Day 2

Keynote The day 2 keynote was not as exciting as the day 1 keynote – no Satya, no Gu, no Hanselman. But don’t get me wrong – there was still some excitement in the air. We got another glimpse of the HoloLens, but also got a look at a lot more code. There was an extended session on building Windows…