I usually don’t blog on bug fix releases. However the bug fix release I deployed today addresses a couple serious bugs (albeit edge cases) and their fixes forced a few significant enhancements I want to call out.
Css that reference the same image twice may produce sprite sheets that cut out... [More]
About six weeks ago I blogged about an issue with RequestReduce and its limitations with resolving image properties of each CSS class. To recap, until today, RequestReduce treated each CSS class as an atomic unit and ignored any other classes that it may be able to inherit from. The worst side effec... [More]
So its New Years Day and I’m thinking maybe its appropriate to write a post that’s deep and introspective. Something that speaks to a broad audience and asks the reader to stop, reach deep within. Real deep. Ok even deeper…deeper still. Wait. Uh oh we’ve gone too deep now. Pull back. Further. Keep g... [More]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
In this post I am going to show you how you can be notified of new downloads of any Nuget package via email from a service that will poll Nuget every 15 minutes. If email sounds overly intrusive, there are other options. So If this sounds interesting, read on. If you have open source projects hoste... [More]
UPDATE: This functionality was released on 1/9/12 in v1.7.0.
Currently RequestReduce is unable to sprite alot of background images because of its limitation of treating each css class as an atomic unit. Inheritable dimensions and padding is lost which either makes an image unspritable by RequestRed... [More]