As I’m sure you are aware I’ve taken a little sabbatical from the rebuilding Wardrobe series. Before I started the series I asked Chris Pitt for some advice since he has done it before. He said: The rebuilding series’ are a huge load. Anything upsets their schedule. That did in fact happen and put me […]Read more "Rebuilding Wardrobe – Sabbatical"
Have you ever had those crazy weeks where everything goes wrong? That describes this week for me. It all started Tuesday night. After dinner I dropped my glasses and the lens fell out. I squinted while trying to fix them but that just caused a massive headache. Concerned about staring at a computer the next […]Read more "How Broken Glasses Led to Great Customer Service"
I’ve had a few people ask me how I designed the blog post images in my rebuilding Wardrobe series and in this post I wanted to outline the simple process I use for doing it.Read more "Creating Notebook Style Post Images"
In this weeks Rebuilding Wardrobe series I started working on the list of posts. That sounds easy right? Grab all the posts from the database, loop them, and print them in table rows. But in our crazy world of web development it’s never that easy. One of the fields that should be included is the […]Read more "Rebuilding Wardrobe: Week 4"
This is an old but epic post discussing the pros and cons of each of these frameworks. I’ve been using Backbone heavily over the past two years and this quote really rings true to my experience:
I think Backbone is not a framework, when using Backbone you have to build a framework from the primitives it provides. This can be powerful or a burden and it mostly comes down to how much control you care to have.
In the end Ghost decided to go with Ember and the comments in the GitHub issue makes strong arguments for all three.
Let’s face it. Managing front end dependencies is still a headache. As developers, we have a plethora of options for building dependencies. Some of the tools off the top of my head are Grunt, Gulp, Broccoli, Component, NPM, and probably 5 more have been released since I started writing this post. In this tutorial, I […]Read more "Setting up Gulp, Bower, Bootstrap Sass, & FontAwesome"