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Visual Studio 2012–Debug in Chrome Incognito Mode

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Visual Studio 2012 makes it really easy to debug in your browser of choice. Personally, I like to debug web apps in incognito mode. It has the advantage that it doesn’t cache scripts or CSS files so I can be guaranteed that whatever files I’m seeing are the latest and greatest…Setup couldn’t be simpler:Step 1Click the arrow beside your existing (IE by default) browser, select ‘Browse With…’ and click the ‘Add..’ button.Step 2Enter the following information:ProgramC:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeArguments-incognitoFriendly NameChrome IncognitoStep 3Click on the Chrome Incognito browser option and get debugging.

Review - Fluent Conference: JavaScript & Beyond Complete Video Compilation

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Disclosure: I received a review copy of this title from O’ReillyO’Reilly’s first ever Fluent Conference took place in May of this year (2012). Fortunately for those of us who couldn’t make it to the event in person, O’Reilly recorded the sessions, making the entire conference available at $400 for a whopping 55 hours of video content. There is no doubt that JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages in the world (we live in a world with over 1 trillion unique URLs) so conferences dedicated to this language are sorely needed. The conference was split into 7 tracks: Ancillary Technologies, BusinessJS, Gaming, JavaScript in the Browser, Mobile Platforms, Node.js and Pure Languages, and there is something here for everyone. The first thing that hit me is the quality of the video/audio and production. Not only does O’Reilly have the resources to put on a conference like this, but they have the resources to do it right – and the quality is such that it feels that you are in…