Comparing RequestReduce with other popular minifiers

19. December 2011 16:10 by Matt Wrock in RequestReduce  //  Tags:   //   Comments
I have been asked several times now how RequestReduce compares or is different to such popular minification and bundling solutions like squishit, cassette and the upcoming Asp.Net 4.5 Minification and Bundling features. Before I say anything let me comment that RequestReduce is an OSS project and I ... [More]

Setting Response.Filter after Response.Redirect can cause a Filtering is not allowed HttpException

17. December 2011 19:02 by Matt Wrock in   //  Tags:   //   Comments
I ran into this error on a RequestReduce bug and there was not a whole lot of information pointing to a cause and remedy. So I’m posting this in the hopes that it will help the Google Lords find a solution more quickly for others. So if you are using Razor templates in Asp.Net and you issue a... [More]

Microsoft blogging platform gains 33% performance boost after adopting RequestReduce

15. December 2011 08:52 by Matt Wrock in RequestReduce  //  Tags:   //   Comments
Here is a Keynote performance graph covering a few hours before and after launch. Looks good to me. A win for Microsoft. Another win for the Open Source Community Today Microsoft completed its onboarding of RequestReduce on its MSDN and Technet blogging platform. Huge thanks and shout out to Ma... [More]

Released RequestReduce.SassLessCoffee: Now have RequestReduce compile your .less, .sass, .scss and .coffee files before minifying and bundling them

13. December 2011 16:26 by Matt Wrock in RequestReduce  //  Tags:   //   Comments
I’ve been wanting to get this post out for a few days since I launched this last Friday. I have to make this quick before I hop in the shower to go to work. I owe at least that to my coworkers. Less, Sass and Coffee script compiling I’ve had a few RequestReduce users asking me about ad... [More]

Unit Testing ASP.Net Http Handlers and a discussion of Auto Mocking and the Testable pattern

7. December 2011 15:16 by Matt Wrock in   //  Tags:   //   Comments
This post was originally entitled Unit Testing ASP.Net Http Handlers and my intent was a quickie (5 minute) post on overriding ProcessRequest in a test friendly manner. Then, struck by diarrhea of the fingers, I found myself going off on unit testing practices and discussing a pattern I don’t hear a... [More]

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I'm Matt Wrock with over fifteen years of experience architecting scalable, distributed, high traffic web applications as well as environment and deployment automation. I currently live in Woodinville, WA with my wife, two daughters, four dogs and two cats. Until just recently I worked for Microsoft as a Sr. Software Engineer and now work for CenturyLink Cloud focusing on data center automation. I'm also project founder of http://Boxstarter.org and a committer to http://chocolatey.org.

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