Posted on August 15, 2017
Compiler errors weren't always trivial to resolve. Error handling has gotten much better.
I know the following statement suggests that I've become a cranky Gray Beard, but it's pretty amazing how easy software engineers have it these days. Forget how easy instructional materials are to find compared to scouring library and bookstore shelves. Software engineers today benefit from full production mirrors in the cloud, forging long compile cycles, a giant library of open-source software, just to name a few.
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The (Almost) Universality of the $onInit Lifecycle Callback in AngularJS
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Make a product decision, reduce the size of your potential market
Adding product features increases the size of the addressable market at the expense of the potential one. full post »
A brighter future with AngularJS 1.x
We've come to terms with being stuck on a "dead technology" and found ways to build a better interface full post »
7 days to build a form: The reality of being post-MVP
Achieving product-market fit begins the post-MVP but pre-scale stage of a startup. full post »
Code Schools are the Payday Loan of Software Development
Just like Payday Loans, code schools offer a short term benefit with a high cost. full post »