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Jun 18 2017

Smalltalk

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Much of my work (as a technology guru at Oasis Digital) is around the intersection of the most current technology (such as Angular) with existing complex, valuable systems used by our customers. Recently an opportunity came up in which we may interact with some older software written in Smalltalk. I’ve used Smalltalk a bit some […]

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Jun 08 2017

Thoughts on framing.io

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I just participated on the panel for an ngHouston online user group meeting, where Ryan Campbell of BizNas / framing.io presented the Framing framework for complex enterprise Angular applications. You can watch a replay here: Here is a quick analysis, pros and cons of Framing and its approach. Keep in mind as I write this: Framing has […]

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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 single 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 thread 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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