Frontend Developer’s Support Group

I'm looking at starting a support group for frontend devs. You know who you are.. you live and breathe HTML5, CSS3 and JS. A lot of us work on our own (I think) particularly if we're freelancers. There are already some great resources for tech support like stackoverflow.com But these can be a cold/impersonal even though they [...]

By |2016-11-22T03:39:36+00:00June 12th, 2015|blog|2 Comments

How to display a WordPress feed in an AngularJS app

I have a landing page where I wanted to show my latest articles from a WordPress blog I have. It turns out it's not that hard to do. First I created a factory to get my WordPress feeds https://gist.github.com/magician11/829370d6c02662b159bf Then use this factory from some controller https://gist.github.com/magician11/35569312c39181ebcea2 Then use this data in a view like this [...]

By |2016-11-22T03:39:36+00:00June 8th, 2015|blog|1 Comment

Use Autoprefixer to add vendor prefixes to your CSS

The latest CSS properties are getting implemented in browsers before they become standardised. Which is great for us developers in that we can start using the latest CSS3 features quicker than not. But to use these latest implementations, we need to add vendor prefixes to our CSS rules, specific to those browser vendors (e.g. for Chrome and Firefox). For [...]

By |2016-11-22T03:39:36+00:00May 25th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

My interview process with Toptal

Toptal connects top freelance developers with various companies. So I was keen. More freelance work sounded good to me. The interview process was fairly intense. Stage 1 involved chatting with some guy who asked relatively general questions. Pretty sure the main objective was to assess my English level. Stage 2 was an automated online test [...]

By |2015-04-27T05:18:11+00:00April 10th, 2015|blog|2 Comments