Margogype Chirpy (ver 2.01)

Rating:        Based on 15 ratings
Reviewed:  13 reviews
Downloads: 24871
Released: Jul 31, 2011
Updated: Apr 13, 2012 by weirdlover
Dev status: Beta Help Icon

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Chirpy loves Americans. Chirpy hates Americanos.

Reviews for this release

I agree on the documentation issue, but then again the only documentation you really need is on chirp.config, and would add this as the n°1 priority. Documentation aside, it's true that web essentials does a nice job too, but chirp.config really gives you fine grained control on bundling, output paths, and what to minify with. You can even mix minification processes in a same bundling step
by itechnologynet on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:47 PM
Chirpy tries to do everything, and in the end is more hassle than it's worth. The lack of documentation is pretty killer imho. The Web Essentials extension does most everything chirpy does, but better.
by blyry on Nov 26, 2012 at 6:03 PM
No documentation. The only article (on is about ASP.NET, in my WP7 project I don't even have the "Content" folder to place the config (I was only interested in its T4 functionality)
by Const_me on Nov 20, 2012 at 2:16 PM
I love this plugin - great feature set for the cost. Keep Chirpin' away! The reason for 4 stars is that Chirpy needs to fix the ToStringJS problem with malformed CSS / JS. Reference:
by SliverNinja on Oct 2, 2012 at 10:33 PM
No documentation.
by cypher0six on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:50 PM
Very usefull tool... it was what I was looking for!!
by mcianc on May 9, 2012 at 4:55 PM
Excellent add-in. Simple to use and well designed. Nice job!
by ScotHillier on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:52 PM
There are a few bugs, when dealing with the .chirp.config files, that are fixed if you build from trunk.. would be nice to get a bit of this updated. Also a nice to have would be html minification in views, though with razor that may be even more difficult than not. There seems to be an issue if you are injecting raw strings (objects/numbers) into the js, for minified views.
by tracker1 on Oct 25, 2011 at 9:57 PM
Well, it could be better documented, but all in all, very awesome!
by sgodelet on Sep 23, 2011 at 6:24 AM
Love chirpy for standard CSS and JS minification. Would like there to be more YUI options for obfuscation though. Great job!
by MSCodeNinja on Aug 19, 2011 at 7:50 PM
The perfect way to start using awesome things such as Coffescript and Less in the Visual Studio. Thank you so much for it!
by catlion on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:07 AM
Great great tool!
by jkingry on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:37 AM
Absolutely awesome. One suggestion. I see you have options for whitespace, which is great, because minifiers scare the hell out of me in regards to changing variable names, so I'd rather just remove all whitespace. But in addition to whitespace I want all comments removed as well. So an option that does whitespace + comments would be great!
by MattOl on May 3, 2011 at 9:47 PM