How AutoHotKey saved the (Visual Studio) day

Most of my development time is spent using Visual Studio, and I have grown quite attached to many of the keyboard shortcuts. Specifically, the “Save All” shortcut. By default, this is mapped to the hotkey combination, CTRL+SHIFT+S. I hit this shortcut all the time….like, every time I stop typing and definitely before I build. For many years, I’ve done this with no particularly bad side effects.  That is until Microsoft Communicator became Microsoft Lync and…

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Walkthrough: Using the RequireJS Optimizer

The goal of this post is to provide a brief overview of what it takes to compile your web site using RequireJS optimizer.  This post assumes that you’re familiar with using RequireJS to load your AMD-based web site.  If not, check out the RequireJS web site. Note: Along with standard .Net 4.5 components, this walkthrough will require use of NodeJS.  This is a lightweight install and can be downloaded from http://nodejs.org Let’s Get Started We’ll…

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