Angular - The Color Guessing Game

Hashtag... #Winning

David Pine

9 minute read

The Story Behind The Game I have three sons. Lyric who is six and a half, Londyn who is four and half, and Lennyx who is two and half. As you might imagine, they seldom agree on things. For example when it’s family move night, “which movie we’ll watch?”, or “who gets to go first?” when playing a game. These important life decisions are often decided by playing the color guessing game.

DMP in 3: RxJS Debounce

Three minute solution for delayed filtering to avoid performance implications

David Pine

2 minute read

I recently decided to give creating videos a test drive. The problem with creating video content is the fact that it’s really time consuming to do, but the time investment can be worth the effort if you’re able to truly deliver some sort of value. Another problem we’re faced with in the technical community is that videos can be very lengthy. Enter DMP in 3, a video series of 3 minute videos.

Angular HTTP Tips For Success

RxJS Map to the rescue!

David Pine

5 minute read

Intro I love working with the Angular HttpClient. It is easy to use and was designed to work with RxJS. It is vastly different from the AngularJS implementation, if you’re curious I wrote about these differences . However, there is one common issue that developers fall victim to. The issue really relates to TypeScript generics. I have also written about generics in TypeScript here . But in this post, we will reveal how the issue can easily be avoided.

David Pine

11 minute read

Inspiration I recently returned from Charleston, South Carolina – where I spoke at SyntaxCon. The event was very professionally organized and gave me inspiration for Cream City Code. In the main hall, they had a HALO by Simple Booth . It serves as a photo booth with a conference-specific backdrop – which is perfect for sharing the conference experience. I looked into purchasing one but was encouraged to simply write my own… so I did and this blog will detail that process.

Angular2 Http with RxJS Observables

Subscribing has never been so easy

David Pine

5 minute read

If you have been following the development efforts of the Angular2 project, you have witnessed certain highs and lows - but it has been a fun ride. The latest version is only a Release Candidate and the team is getting closer to the final release. I’m really looking forward to that! I wanted to take a moment to highlight (IMO) one of the key services of Angular2, the http service.