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Developer adventure: a quest to find a large dataset of beers

Exploring the options we have as developers to retrieve a large dataset. We will go through the process of finding the data we need, and then write the code to make that date ours in a format we can use.

How to redirect www traffic to non-www in your Express app

It's good practice to force either www or non-www for your website. But how do you redirect your traffic properly using Express?

Using Vue Components in your Express app

I have been a big fan of the .vue files, but I wanted to use them in a traditional non-SPA site. Luckily, you can!

Exploring the wonderous world of image processing

I always wanted to toy around with an image recognition library but it always felt kinda daunting. Today we'll explore this together to detect license plates.

Getting started with the PanResponder in React Native

Inside React Native you can use the PanResponder to recognise multi-touch gestures as well as swipes and other touches that make native apps feel snappy and intuitive. But getting it up and running can feel daunting and borderline black magic. In this post I'll try and guide you through the process, hopefully demystifying it a bit and get you on track to awesomeness.

Writing Browserify modules for your Angular app

Following up on my previous post I got a few questions on how to create modules for your app. Let me show you.

Recording a website with PhantomJS and FFMpeg

When I realised you could easily generate screenshots from a site with PhantomJS I just needed to know if I could take it one step further, and record a video.

Let's build: An AngularJS app with Browserify and Gulp

Today I want to show a generic workflow and setup I have used a lot lately when working on building apps with Angular. It uses Gulp as a CI system and Browserify to minimize code clutter and maximize awesomeness.

Blogging with CabinJS and Grunt

My experience while rebuilding this blog with CabinJS and Grunt

Blogging with Octopress

My experiences while converting this blog to an Octopress one

Spotify Boilerplate App

A Boilerplate with best practices to kickstart your Spotify App

Format associative JSON to work with Knockout.js

How to format an associative array in JSON with Knockout