I'm a big fan of the new Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). It adds that missing piece for doing development on Windows: a bash prompt running on Linux. Now that may seem crazy, but most folks I know that used to run Windows on their primary development machine moved over…

After a stretch of radio-silence, I'm ready to get back into writing again. We're settled in after a very busy second half of the year. The JavaScript Capital of the World We wanted to live in San Francisco but the reality of that just wasn't possible. We did end up…

The Next Adventure

The past 4 years here in Indianapolis have been wonderful and a time of growth for me. I have many happy memories as I look back at our time here. But, it is time for us to move on. This summer my family and I will be moving to San…

Getting the tooling to do TDD with JavaScript code has been something that I've been struggling with for the last year. There have been lots of tools that can handle one aspect or another of JavaScript testing, but nothing was a complete solution. I thought our needs would be fairly…

I've started to move on to the next phase of learning about Node.js. I have a few sites created and for the most part IISNode has done a good job allowing me to run within IIS. Enabling output and kernel level caching gives a nice boost to performance as…