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Bootstrap: Navbar Header

I don't see too many examples in bootstrap with something like this but what it is incase you don't know is a banner of some kind above the navbar. In fact I don't see too many sites with this kind of structure lately and from my experience I can understand why not. If you're going for responsiveness it's difficult to create since you are always checking to see if you have enough space on both sides for whatever it is your trying to display in between. From the sites that I have seen that do have this can really pull it off and use something similar to bootstrap's affix feature.
    When I first started using bootstrap which was sometime around 3.0, I was using the navbar-brand to hook into the styles already written for me. However since bootstrap 3.1navbar-brandhas now been given a height where before I was using the image's auto or attributes to adjust the height. I was able to give my header an even amount of padding around my header which might not …

Razor syntax in Javascript files

I don't always mix server side code with client side code... but continuing with my thoughts on server and client models. I wanted to know if I could use razor syntax in a javascript file. Which means I woud be able take advantage of the Asp.net Bundling and Minification feature. Now I probably didn't bring this approach up in the article but what I did talk about was using query url with the javascript. Not being able to cache javascript files is the major reason why avoid using using it and I didn't think I would take this approach either but I did want to see if it was possible.
  In my research I did notice some loss of performance, I didn't do any benchmarking but I felt the process was a little wonky. I think the third link best describes my thoughts on this approach. So what  I have been doing now since this is using the "data" attribute and assigning a value with razor syntax. It's not completely perfect but it does have some advantages. A lot …