Minty: Defining the Model

What’s a Model? If you’re a Rails fan, a Model is where you drop validations, hooks, and some custom methods. In .NET it might be a place to define what Entity Framework shoves into your...

Hello Minty

My Boss Wants Me To Build This Node App… I get quite a few emails like this – all centering on a single question: I need to build a Node app for work and I know Javascript OK and I...

Tekpub Has Been Acquired

First Things First: You If you’re a Tekpub subscriber don’t worry: you’re still a Tekpub subscriber. AND a Pluralsight Subscriber. Here are the details: Tekpub Annuals will roll...

EmberJS Confuses Me

I Tried Saying something confuses me is no great claim – many things do. It’s entirely likely that I didn’t study Ember long enough, or maybe I didn’t give it the “time...

Screencasting Like a Pro: The Demos

Hopefully, You’ve Mused The first two posts of mine on this subject dealt with creating an outline and then executing the basics of a script. This is, more or less, supposed to be a thought...

Lost at Sea

Drifting In 1986 I dropped out of college. I was 2 years into a meaningless attempt at a degree without a major. I lived in Los Angeles and attended L.A. Valley College taking 12 units of meaningless...

Screencasting Like a Pro: The Script

Know What You’re Saying In the last post I did on the matter, we organized our thoughts into a coherent story with a beginning, middle, and end. We have some structure, but we’re far from...