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Programming and Learning from SD December 2014 Entries
December 2014 Links
Here are more links and resources that I found valuable and learned from this month. Merry Christmas and may you understand that “God came to earth to redeem his people (Emmanuel, Christ with us).” 2015 will be an exciting year in technology! Resources Floyd Marinescu CEO of InfoQ on the hacksummit.org (12/1/2014) I caught a few minutes of it, but it is 57:35 long. Interesting chart at 7:24, mentioning a Tribal Culture book that I remember hearing Vince talk about. He had some good ideas/insight ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 30, 2014 11:41 AM

Visual Studio Test Settings selection problems
I had a strange problem where I couldn’t correctly run MS tests (with Selenium for UI automation) from Visual Studio. In the Test menu, there is a test settings selection option. Here you can choose a testsettings file. I was chosing this and only seeing “Last Selected Test Settings” instead of the name of the file I chose. I finally got this fixed by opening a Visual Studio command prompt and running devenv.exe /ResetSettings. I still don’t what caused it, I’m just happy to be able to run the tests ......

Posted On Monday, December 22, 2014 10:28 AM

Not using JavaScript Promises? It is time to make the change.
If you ignore the Angular part of this article, it applies to JavaScript in general. If you're still using callbacks with $.ajax(, please look into Promises. jQuery has an implementation (though I've heard it doesn't exactly follow the standard. It will be native in ES6 (the next version of JavaScript) http://www.2ality.com/2014/... – this is an in-depth on ES6 promises. http://kangax.github.io/com... - even the next IE will have it. Wrangle Async Tasks With JQuery ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:30 PM

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