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Node Project

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013

I was thrown into learning Node for an interview assessment that I had when I was interviewing for companies in Atlanta. They were interested in seeing what I could do with a...

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CSS

Cross Browser CSS Gradient – no images

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012

Just a quick post today to document this very easy gradient technique. No images, no js, no extra overload.

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48 Hours

Learning Grunt

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014

If you aren’t using Grunt yet, don’t delay. Run through this quick tutorial and get started using it for everything. It’s easy to set up, and awesome to use.

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Act on It!

Act On It!

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014

A series of quotes that you should work through to make sure you’re on the right track, and to keep yourself there.

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Learning Grunt

Learning Grunt

Jan 26, 2014

If you aren’t using Grunt yet, don’t delay. Run through this quick tutorial and get started using it for everything. It’s easy to set up, and awesome to use.

Act On It!

Act On It!

Jan 26, 2014

A series of quotes that you should work through to make sure you’re on the right track, and to keep yourself there.

HTML5 tags

HTML5 tags

Jan 26, 2014

HTML5 semantic tags and their definitions

Hoodie

Hoodie

Jun 28, 2013

I was first introduced to Hoodie via one of my favorite weekly newsletters JavaScript Weekly. Which had a link for this Hoodie Introduction Presentation that was originally given at the Hamburg Javascript usergroup in June 2013. Basically Alex Feyerke starts off by saying that server side ‘stuff’ is someone else’s job. We (as front end folks)...

Node Project

Node Project

Jun 28, 2013

I was thrown into learning Node for an interview assessment that I had when I was interviewing for companies in Atlanta. They were interested in seeing what I could do with a technology that I wasn’t familiar with. So I had 24 hours to complete the following: The Challenge Create a NodeJS based ExpressJS server that responds to the following request with...

Love It Or Leave It

Starting next Monday, keep two weeks of a simple log. Every workday when you wake up, rate your level of excitement on a scale from 1 to 10—1 means you would rather come down with an actual sickness than go to work, and 10 means you could hardly stay in bed because you were consumed by the idea of getting the next thing done. After two weeks of keeping this...

Don’t Put All Your Eggs In Someone Else’s Basket

Try a small project, twice. Try it once in your home base technology and then once, as idiomatically as possible, in a competing technology.

REST API Development

This post is from the 48 hours of new development, and is basically only a stub at this time. I have only watched the video and read the article on REST API Tutorial. He also recommmends the following resources (these are not my recommendations, I don’t own any of them yet): REST API Design Rulebook, Mark Masse, 2011 RESTful Web Services, Leonard...