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]
Last week another team wanted to use an HttpModule I had written. The problem is that they had no access to the hosting platform of their content. Their DLLs are consumed via MEF by a rather large infrastructure affectionately known as MTPS or what the world knows as the MSDN Library. Unfortunately... [More]
I just released RequestReduce v1.5 on Nuget and on http://www.RequestReduce.com.
If you are currently on v1.4, you will definitely want to upgrade to this new version. There was a misconfiguration in v1.4 causing a Regex to recompile on every call. The impact will vary depending on the number of sc... [More]
This week RequestReduce was launched on Microsoft’s MSDN and Technet web sites specifically with the Forums and Search applications. So if you ever land on a Forums page within these sites or conduct a search within the MSDN or Technet environment, RequestReduce is crunching and merging the CS... [More]