TypeScript not Rebuilding JavaScript File

UPDATE: While the solution I presented is fine for builds, what you really want is for the JavaScript file to be regenerated when you save the TypeScript file. The current TypeScript plug-in doesn’t do this. Lucky for us, Mads Kristensen has updated the Web Essentials 2012 plug-in to support TypeScript. It will rebuild your .ts files when you save them. This one is an easy fix. Here’s the situation: You downloaded and installed the TypeScript and opened up your existing ASP.…

Emulators Galore at TechEd 2012 Keynote Day 1

I Need One of Those For My Office Kicking off TechEd 2012 was a DJ on stage manipulating a SmithsonMartin Emulator DJ Touch machine. This translucent large panel multitouch display runs only on Windows and filled the big room with soothing grooves to get the show off to a nice start. We won’t take too much mention of the fact that he was using his iTunes library to supply the tracks.…

How To Use SQL CLR in Amazon AWS RDS

Recently, I went over how to setup SQL Server on Amazon RDS from within Visual Studio. In that article, I noted that there are differences between SQL Azure and SQL Server on Amazon RDS and that we needed more work to thoroughly investigate any limitations of SQL Server on RDS. I specifically called out the ability to run .NET assemblies (otherwise known as SQLCLR) as a possible deal breaker for some.…