Category: Web Development

IE 11 Browser Statements – Bug

More Fun with IE Browsers… IE has come a long way with browser support, you understand how to developer across browsers and versions.  If you are on IE11 and you are trying to downgrade your browser to test previous versions

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Say Goodbye to IE Compatibility Mode Troubles

What is Compatibility Mode? Internet Explorer (IE) is a Web Developer’s best friend (ha ha).  IE is notorious for being the problem child when it comes to HTML, JavaScript and CSS browser support. Internet Explorer 8 was promoted by Microsoft

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jQuery Validation – Dates, “Say, What?”

A “bug” for jQuery Date validation, how could that be? Recently, an unusual “bug” was reported by our QA Team.  The bug was for field validation for a DateTime property.   The implementation was nothing special, just the standard MVC implementation

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Entity Framwork (EF) Code First Migration – Cheat Sheet

Entity Framework (EF) Code First Migrations are powerful commands to quickly update your data model based on your code changes.  Enjoy the list of commands as a simple cheat sheet. Enable Migrations Enable-Migrations Add Migration Create New Migration Add-Migration <migration_name>

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MVC Script Bundling and the Wildcard

Bundling & Minification Bundling and minification are two techniques you can use in ASP.NET 4.5 to improve request load time.  Bundling and minification improves load time by reducing the number of requests to the server and reducing the size of

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jQuery Versions & NuGet

Background: jQuery 2.x was released that recently dropped support for IE8.  If you want to support IE8, you need to be aware of the version you are on. http://blog.jquery.com/2013/04/18/jquery-2-0-released/  “jQuery 2.0 is intended for the modern web; we’ve got jQuery

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Responsive Design Testing with IE9

What is Responsive Design? Responsive web design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from

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Responsive Design Testing with Firefox

What is Responsive Design? Responsive web design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from

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JSON.stringify support for IE7 – Continued

Background: I previously posted JSON.stringify support for IE7.  The post describes issues with IE7 support for JSON.stringify.  I recently came across another solution that does not require referencing the Douglas Crockford’s json2.js script. The Even Simpler Solution… Add the following

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JSON.stringify support for IE7

Background: Are you using AJAX calls using JSON in your web app?  Are you using JSON.stringify to convert JavaScript objects to JSON?  Everything seems to be working just fine until you try it in IE7. Here’s the problem, IE7 runs

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