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This archive contains a collection of 19 posts on web development, design and books.

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A Year in Books, 2016

So, I guess it's fair to say that 2016 has been a pretty horrendous year in terms of terrible political decisions and a vast amount of celeb...

30 December, 2016
A Beginner's Journey into Ember.js

One year ago I started my first job in tech as a junior frontend web developer. At this job, I was introduced to the Ember framework and spe...

31 August, 2016
An Introduction to TypeScript

TypeScript is an open-source JavaScript compiler, developed by Microsoft. It's basically a superset of JavaScript that allows optional typin...

06 May, 2016
Deploying Ember Applications to Firebase

Deploying an Ember application is made extremely simple with Firebase, and can be done by running just one command. Firebase's hosting serv...

18 March, 2016
Updating Apps to Ember Version 2.x

Last year, version 2.0 of Ember was released using the motto 'Stability Without Stagnation'. So rather than focusing on adding loads of new...

15 February, 2016
Building Ember Data Apps with Firebase

Firebase is an API for building real-time applications, without the need of setting up a backend or a database. Ember Data is 'a library for...

31 January, 2016
Books I've Read in 2015

It’s been a pretty big year for me. I started a great new job, moved to a great new city, met some great new people. I’ve also read some rea...

08 January, 2016
Managing Node.js Versions with nvm

Managing the version of Node.js you are running for each of your projects is not always the easiest thing to do. With the speed at which new...

14 December, 2015
Understanding Ember.js Components

Web developers must work within the limits of the available HTML elements to build the foundations of their web projects. Web components are...

07 December, 2015
An Introduction to Web Components

“There’s an <element> for that” - Google I/O. Web components have been a controversial issue in the development world in the last coup...

08 November, 2015
Hello World

So I've decided to write myself a website as a place for me to write some form of blog with articles/tutorials about certain types of develo...

28 October, 2015