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]

Angular Batarang Chrome Plugin

This morning I sat down at my computer to start work. Pull up our bug tracking system to see what is going on. Well, bug in the software, looks like something in angular. Pull up the page in the specified environment and hit f12. Woh, woh, woh, what is this ‘angular hint’ in my console?!? [Read More]

Angular Model Updates on blur in 1.2

Why must we do this So, due to some business limitations, and much to my chagrin, I am supporting IE8 at work. I don’t even want to talk about it. BUT with that we also want to not be ‘bossy” in the way we show users errors in our angular code. Brings me to the point; custom angular directive to polyfill the 1.2 -> 1.3 gap in modelOptions! (also not happy to change the core of angular in this way). [Read More]