July 28, 2011

Mapguide Development Tips from The Map Guy(de)

Filed under: Uncategorized — Darrin Maidlow @ 3:41 pm

Jackie Ng posted a great post on that I wanted to share with you – some great tips for anyone starting out with Mapguide development or even seasoned pros!   I especially enjoyed his thoughts on antique browsers =) Thanks Jackie!  I have a couple of things to add to his list.   My first addition to his list would be Chrome.  I did have a few problems with firebug causing random ajax errors to occur in the Mapguide javascript which prompted me to switch to Chrome and its development tools.  I have not looked back…

The other thing I have to add is 6.0.  Every .NET developer should have this incredible toolset.   It really does enhance the Visual Studio IDE.  The javascript/ajax support is great with some syntax highlighting, the .NET refactoring and code generation tools are huge productivity enhancements once you get them figured out.   I couldn’t live without the navigation and  on-the-fly code analysis tools.  The built-in de-compiler can be incredibly handy too, and ties right in with the navigation tools.

If you are into Mapguide dev, I strongly encourage you to check out Jackie’s post – and become a regular reader of .

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