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August 2016

Wix Custom Bootstrapper: My Journey

What’s Wix? Wix is an installer toolset that allows you to create your own installers for your products. It utilizes the default, Microsoft endorsed and recommended MSI method of installing components (files, registry keys, shortcuts, anything really). The cool bit is that it’s quite easily set up and with some pre-build events in Visual Studio…

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Quick tip: npm or typings not found?

While setting up .NET Core with Angular and TypeScript I kept getting errors that npm could not be found, so I could not install typings. When using the package.json from your project in Visual Studio it’ll work because Visual Studio¬†adds some directories to the PATH variable. When opening the output window in VS2015 (set Show…

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My foray into .NET Core RTM and Angular

The rise of the web is upon us and has been for years. Ever since the release of .NET Core¬†(which is pretty cool by the way!) I’ve been wanting to get into TypeScript and Angular. I’ve used a lot of MVC in the past in a .NET environment and there are some things that have…

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