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Some background. We have a client that needs to use a Wordpress backend with a single-page-app frontend. For the frontend, we are using Ember.js. For the backend, Wordpress is serving more as a CMS than a blog. This means the ember app needs more...

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So today Seth and I rebuilt my vim configuration fromscratch. We spent a lot of time on readability and modularity, so I thought itmight make a good blog post. As always, this is in my dotfilesrepo.

Without further ado, here's the whole documented...

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Righto. It's been a while. Let's get to it:

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We at Isotope11 have done a number of JavaScript-heavy projects, ranging fromBackbone, Ember, Angular, to Dojo. Each project employed its own set ofprocesses for running, building, and/or pre-processing, but has generallyrelied on Grunt (and...

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Holy crap might as well stop pretending these are going to be weekly. Still,here's some awesome stuff:

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This may seem trivial, but over the years of web development, I've been requested more than three times tomake it so that images cannot be saved through the UI of a client's web page. I've seendifferent approaches to this, but I think the most...

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So I built a thing yesterday. I call it RoboFinger. It's a Phoenix webserver that allows control of a robot arm using websockets. It requires a leap motion and a robot arm, but if you use those, you get this:

The code

def event(socket,...
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So its the end of the week, and you have been working on somehorribly written legacy application. You think to yourself, "doesanybody else really work on code this bad in real life?" The answeris yes. I am going to share some of the programming...

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When we last left off,we had created the appropriate partitions on our hard drive of choice. Now,we shall finish the preparation of our installation, so that the next postcan actually be about the construction of our Linux system.

Getting the...

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So Robby and I gave a talk atErlang Factory SF 2014 entitled "DistributedRobots with Elixir". It's about using Elixir for all kinds of fun things - frominterfacing with a Sphero and a Parrot ARDrone, to running Erlang on Android andusing...

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