Blog

  • Part 3 - Add angular-ui-router to a Ruby On Rails app

    Dec 14, 2015 - Connor Leech

    In this post we add client side routing to a Ruby On Rails app using Angular 1.x

  • Part 2 - Add Angular.js to Ruby on Rails app

    Dec 4, 2015 - Connor Leech

    This article explains how to integrate Angular 1.x into a Ruby On Rails application.

  • Ruby On Rails for the MEAN stack developer

    Dec 2, 2015 - Connor Leech

    If you don't know about this whole 'Ruby On Rails' thing, start here. We create a Task database model and render the database output to a web browser.

  • Handle authentication with Node, Angular and Stormpath

    Nov 30, 2015 - Connor Leech

    In this tutorial we use Stormpath managed authentication service provider to handle authentication for our Node.js powered app. Stormpath has since been acquired by Okta and their API is shutting down soon. Pour one out for the homies..

  • 5 Steps in the Sales Process

    Nov 29, 2015 - Connor Leech

    When selling there are five fundamental steps to help guide you through the conversation and achieve an outcome that both sides be happy with.

  • Code samples to guide you through the React ecosystem

    Nov 29, 2015 - Connor Leech

    I wrote this post as an Angular 1.x developer and gave a presentation to my team about the power of the React ecosystem. The post includes a collection of resources for learning the React.js template library.

  • Intro to React

    Oct 24, 2015 - Connor Leech

    General introduction into how React.js can work as a view layer

  • Build a blog with the MEAN stack (part 1)

    Oct 24, 2015 - Connor Leech

    In this post we parse markdown using Angular 1.x and connect a blogging application with Node.js and MongoDB

  • Set up Django Rest Framework (DRF) to play well with Angular.js templates

    Oct 24, 2015 - Connor Leech

    Django and Angular.js each have their own HTML templating libraries and systems. This post harmonizes the two of them in order to build Javascript rich web applications powered by Django and Django Rest Framework (DRF)

  • Deploy Django to AWS (Part 1)

    Oct 24, 2015 - Connor Leech

    In this tutorial we set up Elastic Beanstalk for our Django application to deploy it live to the internet with a Postgres database. We use the Elasic Beanstalk CLI to push our changes to AWS infrastructure.