AngularJS and PlantLink

If you’ve ever had a houseplant die on you, pay attention. Eight months ago, my company, Heavy Code, started a gig with a local startup, Oso Technologies. I’d heard of this company months earlier when their Kickstarter campaign hit the news. They were building a product that would…

No Pain AngularJS Directives

By now you’ve got your hands dirty with Angular and are starting to build some more complicated apps. You’ve read the documentation and the samples and know about these things called "directives". But you’re afraid — afraid that they’re too complicated and difficult.  Fear Not, My Friend…

Medium Word Count Chrome Extension

The website Medium.com offers an excellent writing environment. One problem I always had with the service is that it doesn’t really keep track of how long a post is. Other services, such as Editorially, do keep track of the length. I prefer Medium’s writing mode to Editorially’…

My Little JavaScript - AngularJS is Magic

Last night I gave a lightning talk to a group of local technology folks. Not only did they get to learn a bit about AngularJS, but they got to learn a bit about My Little Pony.   My slide presentation, itself an AngularJS app (how meta), is online at hvy.…

AngularJS + TypeScript Tip - Controller ViewModel

In my previous post on getting started with AngularJS and TypeScript, I went over some of the gotchas that took me awhile to work through such as minification and scope inheritance. Today I want to look at a tip to help ease the pain you might encounter when trying to…

Quiet Down

We can publish the history of Roman Empire in 500 pages, but we'd need ten times that to contain a narrative of the noise in your head over the last hour. Seth Godin…