I would previously have rated this 5 stars, but this latest version runs the "linter" on every build, which basically kills my development environment on any project of any size. There does not appear to be a way to prevent it from running on minimized files.
You can turn this behavior off in the options, otherwise I would have to disable this extension entirely.
Freezes Visual Studio completely when I have knockout attributes in the HTML.. Have to terminate VS and restart over and over again.. The web essentials is disabled until this is fixed.. I really hope you work on this.
This add-in is great in VS2012, except for one problem: most of the time when I try to save a .coffee file that has syntax errors, Visual Studio crashes. Let me know if there is any info I can send to help you debug this.
Really great ideas, but JS extensions are way too slow and seem to compete with MS JS extensions, which are better. Can you add the ability to selectively enable/disable the tools? That might be a huge improvement. The CSS extensions are awesome, but I can't leave this thing running because it kills the JS editor.
why doesn't @import work right with absolute paths?
in my root .less file I have:
but in the error list it says:
Error 31 LESS: Couldn't load Content/bootstrap/less/reset.less (404) ...
NOTE the lack of a leading '/' - it got removed.
I opened a website (File > Open > Website) from a local directory. Then added new CoffeeScript file using new file dialog (Ctrl+N). The new coffeescript editor is opened with preview split screen.
Then pasted this coffee code in it http://pastebin.com/Hzt4gBtE. Once pasted, I clicked in preview screen (for JS), I got the shutting-down error.
Please review this issue. I just updated to v2.7..
Please also bring the CoffeeScript and other filetypes in new file dialog when no project or website is opened (open a new instance of VS and press Ctrl+N).
PS Its a shame that we don't have support for SCSS and SASS!
I've started facing an issue after I upgraded to version 1.6 where the @import url('../../../settings.less'); stopped working and I see the following error in the output window
Error 1 LESS: Couldn't load ../settings.less (404)
Is this a known issue? Is there a workaround?
I'm using Twitter Bootstrap (less version) and even though the compilation result is OK, while in edit mode on the .less file the // comments show a syntax error. For example "// Core variables and mixins" this would trigger an "unexpected token" syntax error. Is that a known issue?
My VS 2012 started crashing after the last update I downloaded of this extension. Anytime I would open a web project it crashes. I got this from Windows Event viewer.
Framework Version: v4.0.30319
Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception.
Exception Info: System.TypeLoadException
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
Updated the web essentials to latest version(2.5.1), after restarting the VS the less files are unrecognized, no color code, co code hint, and compile css on save noting works. please fix and release a new patch release.
C# project ( Web essentials steals output focus ) and randomly displays the following:
2/8/2013 1:25:36 PM: Updating bundles...
2/8/2013 1:26:19 PM: Updating bundles...
2/8/2013 1:26:19 PM: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
2/8/2013 2:29:15 PM: Updating bundles...
2/8/2013 2:30:32 PM: Updating bundles...
I'm really missing this extension in VS2012, too!!! Please please port it over, I'm not seeing much overlap in the RC version I'm using now. I've come to rely on a lot of these features and am now frustrated that they are not available. :^(