So you thought you might like to,
Go to the show.
To feel the warm thrill of confusion,
That space cadet glow.
Tell me is something eluding you, sunshine?
Is this not what you expected to see?
Ever get that kind of feeling when trying to debug server side request errors using AJAX (MS AJAX or jQuery) in MVC. I mean, on a normal posts that fails you get the nice yellow error screen that says “Hey you …” and “Bring on the (Stack Trace)!” and makes your wonder “Is there anybody out there?”. We’ll no more. Here’s a basic script you can just hook up while building/debugging your app that if you get a server side error making an AJAX request you’ll get the same effect as a full post back.
Posted on Connect, but I wanted to see if anyone else had this problem. Here’s the description:
When using a call to ‘parseInt’ or ‘parseFloat’ methods intellisense will become slow, and in the case of jQuery methods not work at all. Commenting out or removing the ‘parseInt’ and/or ‘parseFloat’ call resolves the issue.
Here is the code sample that busts: