PSA: Hard Won Tips For Cordova/Phonegap

February 11, 2015

The last couple of months I’ve been diving deep into a project built with Cordova/Phonegap and React.js. Of those two I think React has been the bigger revelation to me, but today’s topic is a couple of tips for Cordova that were hard won.

Causes of ‘deviceready has not...

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Event Sourcing

September 2, 2014

Yesterday an article was posted on Wired about code quality. The first part of the article is a fantastic and accessible explanation about what happens to applications when the underlying code is poor quality. If you wonder why code quality is important, read that and see if you’d like that...

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What is Quality Code?

August 30, 2014

Code quality is a topic of a surprising amount of debate in my experience. Most of that debate has been amongst colleagues about the minutiae of coding standards and whether or not a certain solution is better or worse than an alternative. What’s most surprising though is the debates about...

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell: Magic and Programming

August 1, 2014

I just finished reading “Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell” (for the second time). It’s a really great book and it’s often described as Jane Austen meet’s Tolkien. If you like just one side of that equation you should still give it a chance as I found that it’s a strong...

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