Taswar Bhatti
The synonyms of software simplicity
Archive: May 2014

In my previous post I have shown how to create an express app with node.js and in this post, I would like to introduce bower a package manager for front-end development. Bower is a package manager just like Nuget, where it gets confusing is that node already has a package manager called npm. The difference […]


I recently had to do work on localeCompare in JavaScript and though I would write a plugin in JQuery and share it. Javascript Locale Compare JavaScript provides a localeCompare function for comparing two strings in the current locale. The locale is based on the language settings of the browser. To explain locale compare lets look […]


Here is a quick little tutorial of using Twitter Bootstrap with Node.js express in Visual Studio. First we will create a ExpressBootstrap solution, select New Project and select JavaScript -> Blank Express Application. I will name my solution ExpressBootstrap, in my app.js I have also add the app.locals.appname = ‘Express Bootstrap’ so that I can […]


Here is a quick C# tip of counting up values of a Dictionary<TKey, TValue> where the values contains a List<T> using Linq. Lets say you have a Dictionary that contains Dictionary<string, List<Guid>> and you wish to find out how many items of Guid you have. You can easily do it by the Sum Linq aggregate […]