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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 | 07 Apr 2015 09:12

Aurelia Hello World with ASP.NET 5Subscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....The purpose of this post isn’t to give an exhaustive tour of Aurelia features, but to show a simple Aurelia application running in ASP.NET 5 and demystify some of the tools you’ll commonly see used with Aurelia. This post makes use of..."
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OdeToCode | 06 Apr 2015 09:12

Working With AureliaSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve been chipping away and contributing to the Aurelia project the last couple months. When Rob introduced Aurelia earlier this year, I took one look at the code and had a moment of déjà-vu. The Aurelia code base was the code base I saw in a..."
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OdeToCode | 30 Mar 2015 09:12

Entry Points for ASP.NET 5 CommandsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Inside the project.json file for an ASP.NET 5 application, you can find a commands section:"commands": { "gen": "Microsoft.Framework.CodeGeneration", "kestrel": "Microsoft.AspNet.Hosting --server Kestrel --server.urls..."
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OdeToCode | 16 Mar 2015 09:12

Pluralsight - First Look At The Next ASP.NETSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....My latest Plurasight release is an early look at the next version of ASP.NET, including: - The unification of MVC 6 and WebAPI - Startup and configuration of an ASP.NET 5 application - Working with wwwroot and the new ASP.NET project structure -..."
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OdeToCode | 09 Mar 2015 09:12

Lazy Evaluation of Generators in ES6Subscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....In a previous post I introduced generators in ES6. Generators in most languages do the least amount of work possible, and generators in JavaScript are no different. When a program invokes a normal function, you can imagine the program jumping into..."
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OdeToCode | 19 Feb 2015 09:12

Roslyn Code Gems - Counting BitsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Back in the early days of computing, when machines were powered by coal-fired steam boilers the size of Liechtenstein, even the simplest operations were optimized by programmers toiling in the basements of university science buildings around the..."
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OdeToCode | 18 Feb 2015 09:12

Using jspm with Visual Studio 2015 and ASP.NET 5Subscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....If you’ve been following along with the developments for ASP.NET vNext and Visual Studio 2015, you’ve probably seen the JavaScript tooling of choice for File –> New projects is Grunt and Bower. But, what if you wanted to use..."
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OdeToCode | 17 Feb 2015 09:12

An AngularJS PlaybookSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....My latest Pluralsight release is “An AngularJS Playbook”. This course is geared for developers who already know Angular. Topics include: - How to manage API access tokens - Strategies for building robust error and diagnostic services - Data-binding..."
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OdeToCode | 16 Feb 2015 09:12

Generators in ECMAScript 6Subscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....You’ll know you are looking at a generator, or more properly, a generator function, because a generator function contains an asterisk in the declaration. function*() { } Once you have a generator function, you can use the yield keyword..."
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OdeToCode | 13 Feb 2015 09:12

Roslyn Code Gems - Performance GoalsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Ever since the .NET compiler platform became open source, I’ve been poking around the Roslyn source code. It’s not often you get to look at the internals of a product with a large code base, and not surprisingly there are some gems..."
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Scott Allen


Maryland, USA