In part 2 of our series, we’ll look at a website that returns random, real-world addresses, and we’ll see how we can use npm packages to issue requests to this site.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]