Newtonsoft.Json And Web Deploy Package

I recently encountered an ASP.Net deployment error with a Web Deploy package that had me banging my head against the wall and none of the online solutions worked. I learned a few valuable tidbits that any new .net web developer should find useful.

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Dynamically Updated JavaScript Image Randomizer

My solution for a dynamically updating image randomizer in JavaScript

My latest focus is mastering web development, specifically ASP.Net MVC with Bootstrap and jQuery. There’s a huge amount of information to learn but none of it is particularly difficult. About the most foreign part for me has been dealing with JavaScript scope and context.

Example. I have a single page application (SPA) that is going to host an image. Every time the page updates I want to display a different image from a list at random. It’s easy to find¬†examples on how to do this. However, the examples only work on a full page load or only for one location. Since this is a SPA there’s rarely a page load (I’m extensively using AJAX against my Web API) and I plan on more than one image list.

Here’s my solution. This was initially based on the “Chicken Dinner” plugin from
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