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  • Alpha Developer Full Preview not Refreshing...

    Hi All...

    Not sure what is going on. This just started today.

    Anything I do in the Alpha Developer. When I preview it in the browser it is pulling a cached component. Doesn't matter the browser, dumped the browser cache, emptied the local webroot folder, restarted Alpha, restarted the computer, and re-installed Alpha.

    After a ton of changes, attempts at changing something and putting it back it might finally refresh to one of the random changes but not be displaying the current version of the component.

    Not happening with just one component either.

    Driving me crazy!!!

    Has anyone ever seen behavior like this before?

    Thanks
    Joe
    Never take a ride to the edge of your mind unless you've got a ticket back - Jon Oliva - Savatage.

  • #2
    What Build -

    Not sure what is going on. This just started today.
    When did you last update or make a change to the server? or your development pc?

    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
    Albert Einstein, (attributed)
    US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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    • #3
      IIS Server has not been updated.

      This is only happening on my development machine. Updates were done but after the issue started. Their was a .NET update so I did that thinking maybe something their needed an update.

      One odd behavior I found was coming from right clicking an action javascript and commenting it out. That was causing some weird behavior. I removed that action which calmed down some of the issues but didn't fix the refresh issue.

      I even tested with an old UX thinking it might be something with that UX but occurred with the old UX that hasn't been touched in years too.
      Never take a ride to the edge of your mind unless you've got a ticket back - Jon Oliva - Savatage.

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      • #4
        were they officail updates? re 'Updates were done but after the issue started'
        Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
        Albert Einstein, (attributed)
        US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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        • #5
          They were from Control Panel Windows Update if that is what you were asking.
          Never take a ride to the edge of your mind unless you've got a ticket back - Jon Oliva - Savatage.

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          • #6
            So, I stumbled upon something odd but I'm not sure if it is the cause yet.

            I had created multiple Javascript Actions on the left side under Code. Those were linked to two buttons and set to run synchronously on the buttons. In peeling back the onion I removed both of those to see if things would refresh. Magically they did. Now, I created those actions on the individual buttons and have them set to run synchronously and so far so good.

            Not sure if their is any relation to that change and the issue I've been having but I did find that if I commented out one of the Javascript Actions things would get funky.

            Will continue to test.
            Never take a ride to the edge of your mind unless you've got a ticket back - Jon Oliva - Savatage.

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