Taswar Bhatti
The synonyms of software simplicity
Category: visual studio

Docker for .NET Developers Last week I was presenting at the Ottawa IT User Group for .NET Developers on Docker for .NET Developers. We covered what docker is, how it fits into microservices, overview of using docker as a .NET Developer etc Topics that we covered were What is Docker Images and Containers Docker vs […]

Below is a VSCode with Golang video on mine on channel9 that I recorded at Channel 9 Studio, Redmond at Microsoft Campus (Seattle). Its a short introduction of using VSCode with Go Lang and how to debug in go lang using VSCode. Hope you enjoy. Taswar

Sorry for not blogging for a while, have been busy with joining a new company. I wanted to finish up the blog post series with Running Grunt to test your JavaScript application. In this post I will cover using Jasmine and Phantom.js. I have been a big fan of phantomjs a headless browser to test […]

Visual Studio 2013 provides Task Runner Explorer for us to run Grunt & Gulp task right inside of Visual Studio. One can download Task Runner Explorer from Visual Studio Gallery Once installed we can now use npm to install grunt for us in our node web project.

We now will create a new Gruntfile.js […]

In this post I will show how to use Grunt Launcher in Visual Studio 2012, there is also Task Runner but it only works in Visual Studio 2013, and there are no plans to making it to work in 2012. πŸ™ No worries since there is Visual Studio Grunt Launcher that one can use in […]

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 […]

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 simple walk through of creating a express application with node.js using Visual Studio (NTVS). First lets launch visual studio and go to the JavaScript section and select the Blank Express Application. Once selected, I have named my application SimpleExpress, Visual Studio will start creating the skeleton of the project for you, and […]

Node Tools for Visual Studio is currently in Alpha 1.0 and its free and opensource, in this post I will show you how to install Node and Node Tools for Visual Studio (NTVS). First lets install Node.js Download Node from http://nodejs.org/ The currently version is node-v0.10.26-x64 Step one lets run the msi that we just […]