Archive: Author: Clay Carpenter

  • Introducing Angular Waiting Button

    Development

    Ten years on from the introduction of AJAX, the web is now full of asynchronous operations. AJAX itself made those async requests feasible, while Promises have been around for a while now to make handling async responses simple. When working with single-page architecture (SPA) web apps, everything…

  • Simulating Poor Network Conditions with Toxiproxy

    Development

    Naturally, developers build apps in environments where network connectivity isn’t an issue — frequently the connections stay local to the development environment. That’s fine for being efficient while building out code, but it can also lead to a false confidence about the performance of the code in real-world situations.

  • Thoughts After Building Our First Ionic 2 App

    Development

    One of the most impressive aspects of developing the Ionic 2 app was just how mature and stable both Ionic 2 and Angular 2 were. It came as a surprise; I had expected to run into far more difficulty during this project.