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instagram clone in elm

Instagram clone in Elm

CodeMentor has published the first part of my tutorial on creating an Instagram clone in Elm. It covers how to create nested components and the basic life cycle and architecture of Elm frontend web apps. I am seeing more power and usability in the Elm programming language and it hasRead More

Forget React, Learn AngularJS 2.0 with this video tutorial!

In the last few weeks I’ve been busy preparing AngularJS 2 courses and I’m really excited about the first video tutorial that NeverFriday Software Expertise is releasing. In this tutorial you learn how to create an AngularJS 2.x project and how to create a comment box directive component. In theRead More

Working on a django site

Working on a django site at work, it’s not bad, however still working with angularjs code after work and on the weekends.

Top 3 Influential AngularJS Bloggers

UPDATE: I forgot someone on this very brief list! Ben Nadel Ben Nadel has been writing AngularJS articles for…since forever (2012) it looks like and in great depth too. He wrote a good article covering performance of $scope.evalAsync and even wrote his own replacement for $resource/ngResource called httpi. 1. ToddRead More

AngularJS: testing services that use $resource

when you’re writing services that interact with the backend, you may need to break your service into two services to avoid mock objects. And this is okay!

PHPUnit Essentials Book Review

PHPUnit Essentials would have come in handy while on a recent contracting gig and on all the other PHP projects I’ve worked on. The book is published by Packt Publishing who seem to be the new O’Reilly, the last book I bought from them was on AngularJS and it wasRead More

The GNU Coding Standards need an update

There was some discussion a while ago on the Libreplanet mailing list about creating a wiki called the GNU Developer Network, somewhat similar to the MDN (Mozilla Developer Network) and the MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network). I think it’s a great idea, free/open source developers need a wiki for more discussionsRead More

Loom, a JavaScript build tool

I’ve tried using grunt before (I mentioned it before) and haven’t been able to wrap my head around it and why it’s useful. GNU Make is still my preferred build tool and Makefiles for JavaScript projects are usually short, at least relative to some bigger C/C++ projects that I’ve seen.Read More

Little-known directives of Angular.js

Little-known directives of Angular.js Nice small post showing some of the lesser used directives

Hotspots Tool

I created a tool on the Django admin for positioning hotspots on an image. Hotspots on an image are points that can be clicked which will then display a pop-up with more information. I created this because we had maybe 50+ hotspots to place. Without the tool it would beRead More