Rey after her latest restaurant adventure to our local Starbucks. I've written several posts in the past using Firebase and the AngularFire2 library. The AngularFire2 library makes using and integrating Firebase with your Angular applications super fun and easy. AngularFire2 also enables you to build JAMStack applications which only require a frontend and calls to … Continue reading Angular, Jest, Firebase, and Reyrey!
Over the past few weeks I've been learning about ElectronJS (also known just as "Electron"), and wanted to write about my experiences and applications I built. In the process of learning, I built both an Angular and an Electron version of the classic game "Connect 4." The projects can be found at the following links: … Continue reading Connect 4 with Electron
I had some time off with the holidays, and also recently purchased Canna Kit's Raspberry Pi Zero W starter kit. Putting the two together, I thought it'd be fun to do something Christmasy with my Raspberry Pi! This post is going to cover how I was able to create a fireplace display with my Raspberry … Continue reading Christmas fun with a Raspberry Pi
There are a lot of great frameworks that provide animation and drawing capabilities with software today. I was recently working with P5JS and wanted to share some cool things I learned a long the way. This post is going to cover how to build an Angular Project with P5JS. I'm going to walkthrough creating a … Continue reading Creating a Sketchpad with Angular and P5JS
If you've been developing frontend applications recently, you've undoubtedly heard of Cypress.io. Cypress is a powerful testing framework that makes writing tests easy and really fun. I've used Cypress on a number of projects, and had a great experience. In this post I'm going to introduce Cypress, and walkthrough using Cypress with an Angular project. … Continue reading How to get started with Cypress
In this post I will be building out an API with Google's Firebase. I will be building out the back-end with Firebase Cloud Functions and ExpressJS. Before I begin, I recommend you have the following setup: A terminal setup on either a Windows, Linux, or Mac (OSX) computerNode 10.10 installedNVM installed with the instructions hereA … Continue reading Building an API with Firebase