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Converting a nuget package to Bower

If you’re an ASP.NET developer like me, you’ve come to know and love NuGet as your go to resource for managing external libraries. It has everything from ASP.NET MVC and Entity Framework, to jQuery and bootstrap. You may have heard that Visual Studio 2015 has out of the box support for Bower, a client side package manager for the web. It seems that Bower (and NPM) is what everyone else outside of the Microsoft ecosystem has been using for a while now, and Visual Studio is finally catching up.

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How I bought home theater audio for half price

I’m taking a break from web development topics today to talk about one of my other interests: home theater. It all started when I saw a pair of Pioneer bookshelf speakers on woot! for half the retail price. A few years back, I bought an all in one surround/DVD player/receiver. It was one of the few times that I didn’t do a lot of research before making an electronics purchase. Being somewhat of an audiophile, I was never happy with it. It worked, but the sound wasn’t crystal clear and there was very little bass. Fast forward to this past winter when I saw that pair of bookshelf speakers on woot!. Pioneer had always treated me well for car audio, so I was interested. I read tons of reviews, checked prices on Amazon.com (my online retailer of choice), and decided to make the purchase.

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