My Experience with Angular 2

My Experience with Angular 2

I’ve been working with Angular 2 since the early betas, and now into the release candidates. Working with a new platform (yes Angular 2 is a platform vs. a framework) during beta releases is a bit painful. Even working through the release candidates (1-4 so far) has been trying as well. You have to know …

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Quantum Computing is Coming

Quantum Computing is Coming

The term Quantum Computing sounds pretty intimidating, powerful and mysterious. What is Quantum Computing? A very basic explanation is it’s a new way of processing information. All existing computer applications and algorithms will not work on a Quantum Computer. Some of the biggest technology companies in the world have research facilities devoted to this technology. …

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Dynamic ng-controller with Angular

Dynamic ng-controller with Angular

If you’re dynamically pulling in views through frameworks like jQuery, or anything else that isn’t Angular, Angular won’t know you are referencing the controller on the page without re-compiling.  To let Angular know about your new HTML is pretty straight forward.  I have a method in my Main controller that I can access whenever I need …

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Drawing on a UIView through gestures

Drawing on a UIView through gestures

  My latest project on GitHub shows how to draw on the canvas with interaction from different touch gestures.  The project can be found here:  https://github.com/BeanoKing/UIBezierPath-Rotation All that needs to be done on the view in order to interact with gestures is to add the UIGestureRecognizerDelegate to your header file. #import <UIKit/UIKit.h> @interface CustomView : …

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Dynamic form validation with ng-form

Dynamic form validation with ng-form

Validation with ng-form isn’t difficult, once you get the hang of it. But figuring out some of the advanced features isn’t that trivial. One pretty common scenario a web application needs to do is dynamic form validation. Dynamic meaning the HTML isn’t pre-defined, but is dependent on a condition, which is one of the things …

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Capturing Text from Dictation in iOS

Capturing Text from Dictation in iOS

Users of your app can tap that little microphone key on the left side of the keyboard to speak what they would normally type in. A handy feature for users, but difficult to track in your application. While the UITextView or UITextField text property gets populated, it doesn’t call the standard delegates such as shouldChangeCharactersInRange. …

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Implementing Base 36 in your iOS App

Implementing Base 36 in your iOS App

Base 36 can be a great way to represent a number with up to 8 alpha numeric characters. If you have an auto number and don’t want to represent it with just a number, you can convert it Base 36 to make it look a little sexier. Wikipedia has a great overview of the technology …

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The Podcasts I Roll With

The Podcasts I Roll With

My semi-daily commute to downtown Denver is usually occupied by sports talk radio, although I do love to listen to a few different podcasts each week. I thought I would share the ones I like and get some feedback on some other podcasts I haven’t heard of as well. I am mainly interested in iOS …

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Side Bet Version 1.5 for iOS Released

Side Bet Version 1.5 for iOS Released

The latest update in the App Store includes the following updates: Support for up to 5 players Rounds can now have unlimited photos tied to them The next version of Side Bet is in the works which will allow for photo sharing through Apple’s CloudKit framework. I hope you enjoy the new version! You can …

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