Nate Bunton

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No bugs journey episode 2: It’s a matter of values…

Read episode 1 first.Here we are at episode 2, and time for another question. Of the three, which one do you value the most?• Shipping on …

Management

Design Principles: Dominance, Focal Points And Hierarchy

Has a client ever asked you to make the logo bigger1? Maybe they asked that just after you completed their request to make a heading bigger. The new …

Making the Agile Shift – Siouxland IT Symposium

About Nate Bunton<p>Nate Bunton is a Lead Software Engineer at Meta Payment Systems. He has over 10 years developing software and leading teams. He …

Getting Clueful

Though it may surprise cynical IT managers to learn this, developers care passionately about the software they write.<p>Managers want top-notch, …

Scaling Agile Across the Enterprise

Aaron Bjork<p>Scaling Agile Across the Enterprise<p>A little history<p>You might remember how we made software a decade ago – "we" being the entire software …

How Microsoft dragged its development practices into the 21st century

In the Web era of development, Waterfalls are finally out. Agile is in.<p>SEATTLE—For the longest time, Microsoft had something of a poor reputation as …

Accordions for Complex Website Content on Desktops

<b>Summary:</b> Longer pages can benefit users. Accordions shorten pages and reduce scrolling, but they increase the interaction cost by requiring people to …

The Definitive Guide to Form Label Positioning — SitePoint

When it comes to the design and development of forms, one of the most popular topics is the positioning of labels.<p>There are a range of different …

Google’s 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

Google researchers listened to 119 hours of user complaints about mobile websites. Here’s what they learned.<p>Some mobile websites are borderline unusable, forcing you to squint and peck around in hopes of finding whatever piece of information you need. But others seem to fit your phone like a glove. …

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How to create Visual Studio project templates with TemplateBuilder and SideWaffle

Creating Style Guides

Several years ago, I was working on a large, complex application. It was a bit of a legacy project: many different designers and front-end developers …

An Extensive Guide To Web Form Usability

Contrary to what you may read, peppering your form with nice buttons, color and typography and plenty of jQuery plugins will not make it usable. …

How to Correctly Detect Credit Card Type

Most card type detection tutorials and libraries use regular expressions without references, often omitting or incorrectly detecting card types. This …

Creating a Custom Scaffolder for Visual Studio

And this is the Dialog where that info will be rendered:<p>Customizing your Scaffolding UI<p>With your metadata set, it is time to actually implement your …

Designing the Dreaded Form

As much as they are dreaded, forms play an important role in many websites and designing them should involve careful planning of their …

form Archives | Codrops

By Mary Lou on July 30, 2014<p>An experimental fullscreen form concept where the idea is to allow distraction-free form filling with some fancy …

Git for Team Foundation Developers

This post will introduce you to using Git using Visual Studio Online. This is the first post in a series.<p>Git for Team Foundation Developers – (this …

Create Floating Form Labels with FloatLabel.js or JVFloat.js

Floating labels are cool. People tend to have pretty strong opinions about floating labels, but overall, I like the idea, and have liked most …

Web Development

Implementing HTTPS Everywhere in ASP.Net MVC application.

HTTPS everywhere is a common theme of the modern infosys topics. Despite of that when I google for implementation of HTTPS in ASP.Net MVC …

Image workflow using Web Essentials 2013

In Web Essentials 1.7 for Visual Studio 2013 it is now easier than ever to work with images. In this video I'm demoing a lot of new features …

Here’s how Bell was hacked – SQL injection blow-by-blow

Yes, yes, it’s happened again – OWASP’s number one risk in the Top 10 has featured prominently in a high-profile attack this time resulting in the …

How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username

A story of how PayPal and GoDaddy allowed the attack and caused me to lose my $50,000 Twitter username.<p>My $50,000 Twitter Username Was Stolen Thanks …

Hidden Web Essentials Feature –Check for best practices

Today, I came across an interesting and not very obvious feature of Web Essentials for Visual Studio 2013. This feature monitors the pages of your …

Working with images in Web Essentials 2013

great features!<p>really awesome would be if one can select images in solution explorer and 100% automatic sprite generation and code substitution in …

URL rewrite and the www subdomain

What's the address of your website? <b>www</b>.domain.com or domain.com?<p>There are two camps on the subject of the <b>www</b> subdomain. One believe it should be …

How to customize the generated files from the New Scaffolded Item dialog

In Visual Studio 2013 we introduced the Add New Scaffolded Item dialog. This dialog replaced the Add View/Add Controllers ASP.NET MVC dialog which …

Jon Galloway - ASP.NET - A last look back at 2013, looking ahead to 2014

There's something about getting into a new year that makes us step back and consider the bigger picture. Where is it all headed? Am I making the most …