Dzulqarnain Nasir

  • September 03, 2014

    Log4net Loggly Appender for EPiServer CMS

    Loggly is a great cloud-based logging tool. It enables developers to centralise their logging to one convenient location, which helps reduce the time it usually takes to log into the server where the project is located, find the relevant log files, and scroll through the countless number of lines to find that one specific log entry. Needless to say, it’s a useful tool indeed, and this plugin enables you to effortlessly implement this feature into your EPiServer CMS project.

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  • August 31, 2014

    MVC in Telerik Mobile Appbuilder

    Recently I started playing around with the Telerik Platform Mobile Appbuilder and tried my hand at building mobile apps. It’s an awesome tool, and despite its flaws, most of which are negligible, it does provide developers a viable avenue to quickly build mobile apps. The best part is, I get to code in HTML5 and JavaScript.

    For the most parts, I was working with Kendo UI, Telerik’s own front-end UI framework. It took some time to work out what’s what, but since it was all HTML and JavaScript, I was up and running in no time.

    I started experimenting, and tried to implement an ASP.NET MVC approach to building my project.

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  • June 10, 2014

    Integrating Grunt into ASP.NET projects

    Image of Grunt + Visual Studio logos

    Grunt is an awesome JavaScript task runner. It enables you to automate various tasks like minification, compilation, unit testing, etc. Learn how to integrate it into your ASP.NET projects here:

    Read “Integrating Grunt into ASP.NET projects” on the Geta blog

  • March 13, 2014

    LESS Tips For Moar

    I’ve used LESS for a little over two years now, and I just thought I’d share the things I’ve learnt about LESS that has helped me be more efficient and productive when working on the front-end.

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  • December 25, 2013

    Angular Date Parser

    Lately I’ve been working a lot with date and time pickers, and it got me thinking, “Why doesn’t Angular come with some form of date and time parser that converts strings into a JavaScript Date object.” I mean, you could already convert Date objects into formatted strings using the Angular dateFilter, so why not the other way around? Wouldn’t it be cool to be able to convert strings into Date objects using a particular format, and in many cases for us in Europe, locale.

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