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 is an async request. What was lost in […]
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.
At Made by Munsters, our Rails projects use dotenv to load environment variables for development and test Rails servers. dotenv reads a file (by default, the appropriately named .env) that contains a simple list of name=value pairs and loads each as a new environment variable entry. For instance, a .env file with these contents: dotenv would read […]
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.