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What I've learned building Single page applications

Single Page Applications (SPA's) are amazing to build and work with, but there are a lot of disadvantages as well. This post describes some of the things that I

Posted on: June 6th, 2017

Why some people can work remotely

Working remotely, we've all heard of it before. Simply said, you're working on something, but you're not actually in the office while you do it. In some occasio

Posted on: June 2nd, 2017

Why I use SASS rather than just CSS

When I first started out with web design & development, CSS was this tool to make HTML pages look better. This was just before responsive web design started bec

Posted on: June 1st, 2017

How to index a single page application built in AngularJS

Find out how to properly index a single page application for Google and other search engines with Prerender.

Posted on: January 12th, 2017

How to see if your application works

If you've ever built an application on a different operating system (OS) than the OS of your web hosting you will know the phenomenon of an application working

Posted on: January 5th, 2017

The importance of server-side caching

Yes! I know! Another caching post! But caching is very, very important! With that out of the way, I'd like to explain why it's so important. Not just for your h

Posted on: December 29th, 2016

Use software for what it's made, and you'll see the benefits!

You! Yes you there! Are you still using SQL queries to perform search requests in your database? How's that going for you? It's not as quick as you'd expect it

Posted on: December 22nd, 2016

IndexedDB: Caching your data on the client-side

A few months ago I started saving data in the browser. It wasn't for performance reason, but for functional reasons. I used LocalStorage for saving data that ne

Posted on: December 15th, 2016

What practical use can VR have for the web?

Virtual Reality is getting some exposure lately. The HTC Vive, the Oculus Rift and even the Gear VR are all trying to accomplish themselves. The Gear VR is aime

Posted on: December 8th, 2016

Building your own computer

Building your own computer? Why would you do that if you can simply buy one in the store? You'd be instantly ready to use it and you know it'll work. But you kn

Posted on: December 1st, 2016

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