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Minty: The First Steps

What Are We Doing? I have an idea, now it’s time to flesh it out. In a traditional setting you may have sat with...
Rob Conery
5 min read

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...
Rob Conery
4 min read

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:...
Rob Conery
5 min read

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:...
Rob Conery
3 min read

Javascript Frameworks Are Amazing and Nobody Is Happy

Because everything is amazing right now and nobody’s happy. Like, in my lifetime the changes in the world of programming have been incredible. When...
Rob Conery
2 min read

Knowing More Programming Languages Will Make You Smarter

image from http://visual.ly/network-graph-programming-languages-influence Words as a Conceptual Map There’s a small bit of setup here – bear with me. I relistened to one of...
Rob Conery
3 min read

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,...
Rob Conery
7 min read

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...
Rob Conery
3 min read

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...
Rob Conery
6 min read

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,...
Rob Conery
5 min read