Kevin Reed

Full stack web developer. These are my thoughts on Javascript, .NET, DevOps, and other web development topics. Check out my résumé.

Comparing Git Branches

Git commands to compare branches before merges or deployments.

How to Deploy Anything in IIS with Zero Downtime on a Single Server

Utilize the blue green deployment pattern in IIS with Application Request Routing to acheive zero downtime deployments of any IIS hosted application on a single server.

How to Start Linting Javascript

There are better ways to validate Javascript than to watch it fail when it runs.

Managing Multiple Local Changesets with SVN

Local branching is very easy with Git, but with Subversion some magic is needed to manage local changesets.

Understanding the Shortcut for Array.prototype.slice

Wrapping my head around

Quick Javascript Inheritance

Using jQuery.extend to create quick and dirty inheritance.

Why I Wrote a Javascript Style Guide

My reasoning for writing my own style guide instead of choosing to use one of the many excellent style guides that already exist.

Run Javascript in Command Prompt with WSH

Running javascript in a system console makes you feel like a much more powerful web developer.