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Scott Allen

Scott Allen’s blog features development advice straight from the trenches. Scott shares his experiences, what he tried, what worked, what didn't, and traps to avoid. Alongside architecture and project management-focused blog entries, you'll find more nitty-gritty technical posts about LINQ, JavaScript and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Windows® Workflow, and Silverlight.


OdeToCode | 01 Dec 2016 09:12

Building Vendor and Feature Bundles with webpackSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....The joke I’ve heard goes like this: I went to an all night JavaScript hackathon and by morning we finally had the build process configured! Like most jokes there is an element of truth to the matter. I’ve been working on an application..."
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OdeToCode | 29 Nov 2016 09:12

AddFeatureFolders and UseNodeModules On Nuget For ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Here are a few small projects I put together last month. AddFeatureFolders I think feature folders are the best way to organize controllers and views in ASP.NET MVC. If you aren’t familiar with feature folders, see Steve Smith’s MSDN..."
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OdeToCode | 22 Nov 2016 09:12

ASP.NET Core and the Enterprise Part 3: MiddlewareSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....An enterprise developer moving to ASP.NET Core must feel a bit like a character in Asimov’s “The Gods Themselves”. In the book, humans contact aliens who live in an alternate universe with different physical laws. The landscape of..."
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OdeToCode | 16 Nov 2016 09:12

Getting Started with Reactive Programming Using RxJSSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....My latest course is now available on Plurasight. From the description: Reactive programming is more than an API. Reactive programming is a mindset. In this course,you'll see how to setup and install RxJS and work with your first Observable and..."
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OdeToCode | 25 Oct 2016 09:12

ASP.NET Core and the Enterprise Part 2: HostingSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....The hosting model for ASP.NET Core is dramatically different from previous versions of ASP.NET. This is also one area where I’ve seen a fair amount of misunderstanding. ASP.NET Core is a set of libraries you can install into a project using..."
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OdeToCode | 11 Oct 2016 09:11

ASP.NET Core and the Enterprise: Part 1 FrameworksSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....When larger companies with larger development teams ask me about ASP.NET Core, I generally frame the conversation in terms of risk and reward. Yes, there is a new architecture and yes, there are new features, but, when working on business..."
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OdeToCode | 05 Oct 2016 11:12

Updated Videos For ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve re-recorded my ASP.NET Core Fundamentals course for Pluralsight using the released bits of ASP.NET Core 1.0. I hope you enjoy the videos! In the future I’d like to record videos showing my opinionated approach to using ASP.NET on larger..."
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OdeToCode | 04 Oct 2016 11:12

The Troubles With JavaScript ModulesSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....This post is one in a series of posts where I describe common problems developers face using ES2015 features of JavaScript. In this post we look at modules. The Syntax Pitfall The first pitfall developers hit when using modules is making..."
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OdeToCode | 20 Sep 2016 09:12

Database Migrations and Seeding in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....There is an instant in time when an ASP.NET application is fully alive and configured but it still held in check and waiting for a signal from the starter’s gun. This moment exists between the lines of code in Program.cs, and it is here where I’ve..."
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OdeToCode | 13 Sep 2016 09:12

The Troubles with JavaScript ClassesSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Over the summer I gave a talk titled “The New Dragons of JavaScript”. The idea was to provide, like the cartographers of the Old World, a map of where the dragons and sea serpents live in the new JavaScript feature landscape. These..."
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Scott Allen

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Maryland, USA