Apigility is a new tool from the makers of Zend Framework for quickly creating REST APIs for web or mobile applications. Apigility is basically a PHP code generator with a web interface. You run Apigility locally using Apache or PHP’s built in development server. The tool provides a simple interface for creating database connections and […]
A new technology publication called “The Information” has launched. Technology news needs a reboot. There are more stories and outlets than ever, but a troubling cycle is playing out: The race for pageviews and ad dollars is causing publications to focus on quantity over quality. Coverage is consolidating around attention-grabbing topics, like the latest hot startup or celebrity CEOs. Publications are […]
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Better TDD Workflow via Exclusive Tests in Jasmine and Mocha.
Understanding AngularJS’ factories and services as extensions of a provider.
I’ve always thought of software testing like tooth brushing. Important, necessary, but slightly tedious. I never took to true test-first development because it felt burdensome. On my current project we inherited a big suite of tests implemented in JsTestDriver. All of my impressions of testing remained in tact. JsTestDriver is a good tool, I don’t […]
Rob Allen on getting PHP and MySQL set up on Apple’s latest operating system.
In CSS, “px” is not an angular measurement and it is not non-linear.
If you install NodeJs and NPM with Homebrew (and you should), don’t forget to add the following to your .profile: export PATH=/usr/local/share/npm/bin:$PATH
A while ago I followed a link on Daring Fireball to a great new typography resource, Butterick’s Practical Typography. Practical Typography is a web-based book on the basics of typography with, as the name suggests, an emphasis on practical everyday usage. The very first section of the book, “Typography in Ten Minutes”, is a short […]