React (Redux) Github Browser

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After reading the documentation and having watched some of the excellent egghead.io videos about redux I wanted to create something to get a deeper understanding. My main goal was to create a simple application, with some sort of API connection. To keep it simple (read no authentication), I chose for the github connection. Result The… Read more »

Message queue class

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Recently at work I needed to implement a message queue. I like the pattern and I think I will need it more often in the future. I recreated the message queue with a class for personal reference and study purposes. I absolutely like some of the new features: for example proper ‘this’ binding with the… Read more »

Designing for Behavior Change, Book review

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Author: Stephen Wendel publisher: O‚ÄôReilly Media ( No Starch Press ) pages: 400 Introduction Designing for behavior written by Steve Wendel, is an excellent book guiding developers and entrepreneurs, managers in making behavior changing apps or webapps that really work. The fact that the book takes a, practical approach based on academic literature and personal… Read more »

SVG viewbox, make stretchable graphics

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Get the source at Github I struggled with SVG, creating an early protoype of a mobile webapp. I wanted to create an interesting background for the webapp. It needs to be resolution independent and scalable without quality loss, SVG seems the best choice because of the vectors. My initial thought was to make a 9-slice… Read more »