XML Transformations

A while ago Microsoft released a very handy feature that allows for transforming web.config files during builds. This is a great thing, except for some reason, they limited the functionality to web.config files, which was strange, because the engine itself was designed to work against any xml file. Thankfully, that limitation is pretty much gone with a plugin called SlowCheetah…

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YSlow grade “B”

Just run the YSlow test on our blog. We got a grade “B” which in my opinion is pretty decent (and if I run it with “small site or blog” profile – which is exactly what this site is, we even get grade “A”, but hey, aim high). How did we get that? Easy, just follow the list. Cheers…

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Release hiccups

I’ve recently had the pleasure of releasing a product (this very site you’re on) and well, let’s just say – learn from my mistakes. The content of this post may be obvious to most of you (as it was to me), but as it turns out knowing something and doing it are not the same. There are a couple of things a developer knows that are not right, but still does them sometimes. In the …

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