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Mar 10 2017

Angular component library AOT

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Angular component libraries don’t ship with AOT “ngfactory” output. Why not? Angular 2-and-up (I’m working with the version 4 release candidate at the moment) is a relatively large and complex┬ásingle page app framework/library, but unlike some of its smaller competitors it has a key feature to mitigate this and provide a performance boost in deployment. […]

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Feb 26 2017

Pug (formerly Jade), in the browser?

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  Over at Oasis Digital Angular Boot Camp, we teach Angular 2+ using tooling that operates entirely in the browser. It compiles TypeScript to JavaScript, it processes a module system, etc. This works very well, and makes for a fast, easy setup and edit/run cycle during class. Great stuff. (We also teach the use of […]

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Feb 02 2017

Reification

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I just wrote the following sentence in this┬áthread on the DDD-CQRS mailing list: DDD-CQRS-ES is (among other things) a reification of the eventually consistent nature of perception in the natural universe. Upon rereading, it strikes me that I may need to spend more time outside.  

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Jan 22 2017

Managing a To Do list

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There are thousands of to do lists applications to choose from, across most every kind of programmable device we’re surrounded with. I have a to do list, but I don’t use any of the apps. A few years ago someone noticed how I did this and asked me to write a few words about it. […]

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Jan 22 2017

Really Managing a To Do list

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Earlier, I wrote about managing a to do list, recommending a boring general purpose tool (a spreadsheet) for the purpose. But what about managing the contents of the list, not just the bits? Here are some ideas that have proven useful. If you are responsible for more items than you can easily remember, have a […]

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Jun 11 2016

Computers talking to each other

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There is a lot of development going on in artificial intelligence. AI is back from the long “AI Winter”, and this time it seems like it is getting somewhere useful. There are types of programs which we would’ve previously called AI, the we now sometimes called the machine learning, doing real valuable work. (How soon […]

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