Type(Script)Ahead

by dotnetnerd 14. December 2017 07:48

Recently I ran into a task that I had encountered less than a year ago with another client. In both cases the client was using Bootstrap CSS for their grid layout, but didn’t have much need for the Bootstrap JavaScript bits. After a while the need for type ahead functionality arose, so the first time around we agreed to include the Bootstrap JavaScript so we could use the Bootstrap Typeahead plugin.

However having to include jQuery, Bootstrap JavaScript and a plugin, which still required me to make some tweeks to work properly, didn’t sit well with me. So the second time around I opted to implement type ahead on my own. More...

Simply being lazy and concurrent

by dotnetnerd 18. November 2017 20:25

I recently worked on a long running migration project, where we needed to ensure that some of the sql migration scripts were only called once per entity that was migrated, in a threadsafe manner. I looked to the System.Collections.Concurrent namespace, but none of the classes were really a good match. Basically what I needed was the ability to run a part of the migration that was identified by key, but ensure that it would only run once, although different parent strategies might try and run it.

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My name is Christian Holm Diget, and I work as an independent consultant, in Denmark, where I write code, give advice on architecture and help with training. On the side I get to do a bit of speaking and help with miscellaneous community events.

Some of my primary focus areas are code quality, programming languages and using new technologies to provide value.

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