What Will We Be Known For
In the last few weeks, Buffalo's East Side, Laguna Woods California, and now Uvalde Texas are in the spotlight.
Uvalde is a town of 16,000 people, it should be known for Hanger 6 Aircafe, the local diner that serves hamburgers while you watch small planes take off and land: instead we know...
May 27, 2022
Guide to Twitch Streaming (from a Noob) Part 1: Hardware
The best streaming computer is the computer you have right now!Ok, I know every article on getting started streaming says this, but really...
If you have a modern laptop or desktop from the last 4 years you probably can stream SOMETHING!
Likely, if you can game on it right now you could probably...
Jan 23, 2018
Local state vs strict reactive centralized state
NOTE This article started as a reply to a Slack message but morphed into something larger. It is not a complete discussion, but just some thoughts I had around the topic of state management.
View discretion is advised.With local state it is easy to modify things you shouldn't or take actions that...
Oct 23, 2016
A Story about PS4 Pro
I come home, throw the week's mail on the counter grab a glass of water and start to head towards my gaming options.
On the table is my PS Vita charging for my weekend trip and in front of me is my 3 year old mid-tier gaming PC.
I ignore both of these,...
Sep 15, 2016
Travel Loadout - The Gear
I still don't travel as much as many developers I know: but, I have traveled a lot more this year than ever before.
So, the night before I travel out to New York I think it would be good to cover my carry-on pack.
This is going to be a series of posts,...
Jun 2, 2016
Building Todo MVC from Scratch Using Ember CLI
Creating a new ProjectRight now Ember-CLI is in a bit of a teenage stage.
While the 1.13.x branch of Ember CLI is crazy stable, I would rather get the benefits of building apps using hot style reloading and alot of the performance upgrades available in the 2.x beta versions.
This means, we'll need...
Jan 22, 2016
Creating a Simple TODO MVC API with API Kit
For a long time, I've wanted a small JSON based API server that I could stand up in minutes with relationships.
I decided that Node and Mongoose give me a lot of flexibility for small projects that I just want to try things out on.I've been messing around with this stack and...
Jan 20, 2016
Starting New JS Rapid App Development Tool
For a while now, most of my new development has been working on interaction heavy client-side apps.
So, with this, I've been wanting a better way of throwing up APIs fast.I've learned enough Rails to cut my teeth in.
But, I'm still not entirely comfortable putting a new app on it.
And, when it...
Nov 8, 2015
How Destiny Has Killed Its Base Game to DLC Growth
Yes, I realize that we are now over a month past E3 and the Destiny wars, but today it struck me that there is a HUGE group of players that are being overlooked by Activision and the press alike.Before I speak to this group, let me say quick impressions on two...
Jul 23, 2015
Announcement - EmberGrep One Year Later
It has been exactly one year to the day since I officially started working on EmberGrep (there was a lot of planning before I settled on the domain but that's how I'm keeping track)
Now I have more exciting news to share!Starting next week I will be a Front End Engineering instructor...
Jun 9, 2015