Category: JavaScript

A Simple Node App to Generate Random Addresses – Node CLI App Basics

Every app needs random data at some point, but what if that random data also needs to be real? That’s the challenge I ran into when generating test addresses for one of my clients. Since we wanted to plot these addresses on the map, they had to be real, physical places. Oh, and I needed…

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A Reusable, Simple Gulp File

It’s been over a year since my last semi-rant about gulp.  I’ve continued to use gulp as my client-side build tool on countless projects.  I’ve learned a ton.  I finally feel like I’m ready to create a reusable, all-purpose gulp file.  Here’s what I have so far [more] Like I said, I’ve been using gulp…

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Random Link Roundup–11/7/2014

Happy Friday, everyone!  It’s been a slow link week for me, but here are the interesting tidbits I came across! [more] JavaScript isn’t going away.  In fact, it’s only increasing in popularity.  In totally unrelated news, anyone else feel like there are more bugs in software these days? There are a lot of choices if…

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Random Link Roundup–10/31/2014

Happy Halloween, everyone!  In addition to providing you with a bunch of random links, I’m going to be dressing for the job I want today: [more] Google revealed some details about Angular 2.0 this week.  They didn’t just move the cheese, they took it outside, shot it, then set it on fire.  InfoQ has a…

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Random Link Roundup–10/24/2014

It’s Friday, so prepare for incoming awesomeness in the form of random links! [more] AngularJS 1.3 is out!  The name makes me think of Guardians of the Galaxy for some reason… Further proof that we will eventually JavaScript All the Things: speech recognition in JavaScript has arrived. 🙁 You can never have too many icons! …

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Random Link Roundup–10/17/2014

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a batch of links, mostly due to me catching pneumonia!  So, I have a ton of stuff for you today!  Oh, and it’s late! [more] I can tell I’m spending the bulk of my time in the Angular world these days… Angular JS "Why does there have to…

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Random Link Roundup–10/2/2014

It’s the first Friday of October, that means more random, sometimes-useful links! [more] SemVar 2.0.0 is out.  Read about what’s changed and how it will affect NuGet. Codrops posted a nice (and free!) template that you can snag. Squirrel For Windows is a new project that provides app installation and automatic updates.  Sounds similar to…

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Random Link Roundup–9/19/2014

It’s Friday, which means another round-up of useful links.  Oh, and a cat picture! [more] There’s some really cool stuff coming with C# 6.0.  Check out some of the enhancements! Be sure to check out EntityFramework.Extended if you are using Entity Framework.  It adds support for future queries, caching, and auditing to EF. Want to…

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Random Link Roundup–9/12/2014

Happy Friday!  It was a busy week for me, so I’ve gather a lot of links to share!  Enjoy! [more] The first bug was reported 67 years ago on September 9th, 1947.  If you are interested in Phonegap, check out this article on using Ionic with with Phonegap. Chartist is yet another (nice-looking!) JavaScript charting…

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Random Link Roundup–9/5/2014

It’s Friday again!  Here are more random useful and/or interesting links.  Enjoy! [more] Project Wing from Google is just plain cool.   But I’m still waiting on my self-driving car.  Free food in 2020 depends on it! I much prefer the “controller as” syntax in Angular JS over the traditional scope-based approach.  But I’ve been falling…

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