Upgrade to angular 1.5 and input vs. model naming

So, here is the thing ng-model and name on input are two things you should be comfortable seeing if you are in the angular community. Well, let me tell you something… You will get some seriously weird behavior if those two items are the same. The form on scope will get weird validation state and your values will be all sorts of FUBAR. Keep these two magic strings seperate and don’t cross the streams.

Going to ngConf!

Well, as I sit here at barrio in terminal 2 of the MSP airport I realize just how big of an opportunity I am bring being presented with. Being a full stack dev looking to separate myself from the crowd I found front end - interesting, opinionated, fun, and fulfilling more than other parts. i like to think i bring clarity and simplicity to both code and ui’s through my creations. with all the excitement in the world fueling my passion i could only go so far without supporting casts like my wife, my boss,... [Read More]

Food.Eat Take 2

I have been planning, plotting, schema…ing(?) about Food.Eat since my original post. I have made some progress but I have not nailed down exactly how I want to handle user authentication/authorization. Mostly, I think this is due to my choice in the loosely scripted PHP backend. With that knowledge tucked in the back corner of my head I made a desicion this morning based on some information from listening to one of my first podcasts Adventures in Angular I am going to not only learn but also use Ruby on Rails for my backend. [Read More]

New Side Project Codename: Food.Eat

Recently I decided I was going to look into a simple app that I wanted to build. The app for a first pass will be a simple angular/slim php backed app that will use a smartphone’s camera capabilities. The idea behind the application would be that as your day goes on you want to track all the things you eat. We all know the jig, get out the phone, boot an app, enter some arbitrary feeling information on your food you are about to eat. Well that is where I am going to attempt to... [Read More]