Mocking your API with gulp-ng-fixtures

You want to start dev on the front-end of your "change the world" AngularJS application, but the backend Restful API isn't ready. You could monkey patch some mock data into your app in the meantime, but that is time wasted on throw away work. There is an easier way...enter…

Protect your AngularJS routes with ui-router.grant

Welcome to how to implement ui-router.grant in your angular project. The turtorial assumes that you are already familiar with AngularJS and AngularUI Router. Hello ui-router.grant The public interface for ui-router.grant is exposed through the grant service. The service is very simple and contains the following public methods…

Ghost: Including Code Demos In Your Blog Posts

One of my favourite technologies to work with right now is Node.js, which made selecting Ghost as my blogging platform a no brainer. Ghost is refreshingly simple to use and provides a robust content editor that allows for Markdown as well as HTML. For the majority of my blog…

Making The Switch To Freelance

I think many developers at some point in their careers contemplate taking off the full-time shackles to try their hand at freelancing. That is exactly the choice I made almost two years ago and I haven't looked back since. I have to admit - I was extremely nervous when I…