In ECMA Script 6┬átoString() function can throw an exception. This makes generating debug output a treacherous minefield. In all other languages I know toString() on built-in objects is safe, and […]

We have added some Reactive Extensions support to our software. All went well until it went into the automated build. Nuget version 3.3.0.212 could not handle System.Reactive.Core package: it would […]

…Continued from Part 1. Arrow functions ES6 introduces arrow functions, which can take several forms: Besides being a shorter notation for function(), arrow functions have special rule for this. They […]

Java language specification defines “this” keyword in one sentence. EcmaScript 6 definition of “this” is about a page of pseudo-code spread over several paragraphs, and there is a good reason […]

TL;DR When building a Visual Studio solution on a build server, make sure that directory C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework contains reference assemblies for ALL .NET versions targeted by your projects. […]