Fix: Visual Studio 2013 keeps on crashing after installation of Multi-Device Hybrid Apps (Preview)

After I installed: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/dn722381.aspx. Visual Studio 2013 would keep on crashing when opening a Multi-Device Hybrid Apps project. I found the fix at: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24404132/visual-studio-crashes-every-time-a-project-is-opened   Go to Tools > Options > Extensions and Updates > Add Web Essentials Nightly builds:   Then go to Tools > Extensions and Updates… (install …

AngularJS and Breeze – A simple crud app – Part 4 – Extracting a data service and adding validation.

  In this post all will be extracting a data service from the code created in the previous posts and I will be adding some client side validation by using the breeze directive: data-z-validate.   Note All code can be found at: https://github.com/roelvanlisdonk/Research/tree/master/Research/Research.UI.Web/Client/Features/AngularJS_and_Breeze/Part4     Just by adding the data-z-validate …

AngularJS and Breeze – A simple crud app – Part 3 –Adding foreign keys and Kendo UI widgets.

  Using Kendo UI mobile switch in AngularJS generated grid.   Using Kendo UI date picker in AngularJS generated grid.   Using Kendo UI combobox in AngularJS generated grid.   All code can be found at: https://github.com/roelvanlisdonk/Research/tree/master/Research/Research.UI.Web/Client/Features/AngularJS_and_Breeze/Part3   Some highlights:   AngularJS directive This directive will render the controls in …

Controlling position of a custom confirm dialog with Kendo UI

The native confirm dialog, shown when you use the confirm function in JavaScript can’t be positioned in JavaScript. A Kendo UI window can be positioned.       HTML <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Kendo element binding research page.</title> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="//cdn.kendostatic.com/2014.1.528/styles/kendo.common.min.css" /> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="//cdn.kendostatic.com/2014.1.528/styles/kendo.rtl.min.css" /> <link rel="stylesheet" …

How to pass extra / additional parameters to the deferred.then()function in jQuery, $q (AngularJS) or Q.

  Q or $q If you are using Q or $q you can pas extra data to the then function by using the $q.all function: function execute() { var firstNames = [‘Bo’, ‘Cris’, ‘Richard’]; $q.all({ firstNames: $q.when(firstNames), lastNames: $http.get(‘/api/lastNames’) }).then(handleGetLastNamesResult) } function handleGetLastNamesResult(data) { var firstNames = data.firstNames; var lastNames …

How to display a message, when a Kendo UI MVVM grid is empty.

If you want to show an text in a Kendo UI grid, you could use CSS, as suggested on stackoverflow.com: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/23476978/display-a-message-within-the-kendo-grid-when-its-empty   But if you want to completely hide the gird and show a message, you can use a calculated field: http://docs.telerik.com/kendo-ui/getting-started/framework/mvvm/observableobject#creating-dependent-methods-also-known-as-calculated-fields     HTML <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Kendo …