Using a Chrome Developer Profile with Visual Studio Code Debugger

When developing web apps in Visual Studio Code, I find myself using the built-in debugger to conveniently launch my web application in Chrome. Initially I was using the following launch.json configuration to launch Chrome and the debugger: This launch configuration works pretty well. It launches a new instance of Chrome pointed to my web application's … Continue reading Using a Chrome Developer Profile with Visual Studio Code Debugger

Completing the Angular 2 Quick Start in VS Code

The Angular 2 quick start walks you through setting up and running a very simple Angular 2 application. If you are trying to complete the quick start in Visual Studio Code (VS Code), there are a few extra steps to complete before you can build and run the application. This article discusses how to run the Angular 2 quick start application in VS Code using the lite-server NPM module. You can see the complete source code referenced in this article on GitHub in the briandesousa/angular2-quickstart-vscode repository.

First Post from Microsoft Word 2016

Today I installed Microsoft Office 2016 via the Home Users Program (HUP). I'm quite impressed at how smooth the installation was and how sharp and responsive the new Office interface is. Integration with online services is top notch, including being able to author this post directly from Word and publish directly to my WordPress.com blog!

Scripting the Creation of a IBM WebSphere Server Profile

As a developer that builds JEE applications that are deployed to IBM WebSphere application servers, I have spent a lot of time creating and configuring WebSphere application server profiles. There are several ways to automate the creation of a WebSphere server profile. The route I have chosen to take is a combination of leveraging built-in WebSphere … Continue reading Scripting the Creation of a IBM WebSphere Server Profile