• 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

  • Facebook authentication with Ionic 1.x and Firebase

    Oct 24, 2015 - Connor Leech

    We use Firebase and Ionic 1.x to add a login with Facebook feature to our Angular 1.x powered mobile app.

  • Build a javascript todo app with express, jade and mongodb

    Oct 23, 2015 - Connor Leech

    This post goes through the somewhat arduous process of building a todo list application with Node.js, MongoDB and express. Ultimately we deploy the app to the internet with Git and Heroku. In the future I'd recommend some client side JS frameworks or generating an application like this quickly using Laravel.

  • Make Maps with Angular 1.x and Leaflet using Directives

    Oct 23, 2015 - Connor Leech

    this tutorial goes into how to use the angular-leaflet directive (built by the Angular 1.x community for integrating maps into web applications. Leaflet is a Javascript mapping library.

  • Intro to Angular UI Router

    Oct 23, 2015 - Connor Leech

    This tutorial goes through client side routing fundamentals for an Angular 1.x application.

  • How to build an app using Meteor.js

    Oct 23, 2015 - Connor Leech

    This app explores getting started with the Meteor Javascript Framework, circa 2015.

  • Build push notifications into an Ionic 1.x app

    Oct 23, 2015 - Connor Leech

    Ionic is a framework for using Angular and Javascript to build native mobile applications. This post goes through adding push messaging using Ionic 1.x and Angular 1.x. It uses Phonegap under the hood.

  • Build a todo app with Angular 1.x and AngularFire

    Oct 23, 2015 - Connor Leech

    This app uses Angular 1.x to build a todo application that persists data using Firebase and the AngularFire client side Javascript library. When I gave presentations at tech hubs in Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe in 2015 it covered some of this Angular and Firebase code. Great experience and thanks so much to the Firebase team for all of their support!