Upgrading webpack from 3.10.0 to 4.1.1

Webpack 4.0.0 was released last month and joy spread quickly amongst the people due to the faster compile time and the less complex configuration. However there are some minor things that failed when we tried to upgrade our webpack version directly. Let take a look at those things.…

Reading rev-manifest.json from razor/MVC

In a recent project, we wanted our JavaScript to be built by webpack. We also wanted to remove the dependency to the Web.Optimization framework and solely use NPM and webpack to generate our files. This technique goes for assets in production because a rev-manifest.json is a pointer to…

Changing jobs and developer fatigue

Sometimes developers gets tired of developing. It has been a long time since I've written a post. I'm sort of in a transitional part of my life while there is a lot of adjustment happening. Because of a new regime. A new job. A different job. Trust me, I love…

Making an Ocean with Angular 2.0

I used to dislike Angular a bit. Angular was one of those frameworks that were easy to recognize. I never felt like I was writing "real" JavaScript when I wrote Angular. Your applications became Angular applications. And those applications felt large and clumsy. Good for when you're making something that…