development

Trusting the Process

As a designer or developer, how many of you have been asked at some point to take a “test” for a job or freelance gig? Just as we expected. Every. Single. One. Of. Us. What other industries deal with this? Would you test a home builder’s skill level by asking… Read more

Introducing Angular Waiting Button

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… Read more

Simulating Poor Network Conditions with Toxiproxy

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. Read more