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ngConf 2015: Badges? We don’t need no stinkin’ badges!

No Badges

One of the highlights of my career was introducing my good friend Geoff Goodman to the AngularJS community. Geoff has been a huge inspiration to me over the last couple years and made me realize that we do not need external validation (badges) to produce awesome things. The story of how he created Plunker is Read More

ngConf 2015: ngAnimate Crash Course


I recently had the privilege of doing four animation workshops at ngConf 2015 and I wanted to post my slides and exercises for everyone to use. The format was an ngAnimate crash course for the attendees who had never used the module and then three progressively harder challenges. My goal was to give the attendees Read More

Ionic ProTips for the Awesome and Lazy Developer

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I recently had the privilege of giving a presentation for Ionic at Hack-a-ton SF. My goal was to show the attendees how to get up and running and start building mobile apps in as short an amount of time as possible. I asked Max Lynch, Adam Bradley and Andrew Joslin to share some of their Read More

Winning with HTTP Interceptors in AngularJS


Super Bowl XLIX is just around the corner. And in my case, Super Bowl XLIX is literally just around the corner. I happen to live just a few miles from the stadium and you cannot help but get caught up into the hysteria that surrounds such an epic sporting event. Coincidentally, I recently had to Read More

On Momentum, Career and Making a Difference

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The offer letter had been sitting on my kitchen table all weekend. The contents of it were entirely surreal and for some reason I just wasn't ready to sign it. I wanted to but I wasn't able to articulate why I wanted to sign it and it made me nervous. During my time of introspection Read More

Build an AngularJS Wizard Redux

Nacho Libre

My original intention was to revisit and update the ng-animate First Look with AngularJS Wizard post; but by the time I was finished, I had an almost entirely different project on my hands. Since the original post, the ngAnimate API has pretty much entirely changed. Also, the new "controller as" syntax (which I have learned Read More

Useful Things with Kendo UI Core Slider and AngularJS

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I have had a few questions about my use of the Kendo slider in Viewnicorn, so I just wanted to take a quick minute and show how easy it is to use it in your application. I am using Kendo UI Core which is a totally free and open-source version of Kendo UI that comes Read More

HolidayJS Edition: Resources to Win Your Next Hackathon

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I love programming with all my heart. I also love parties. I REALLY love programming parties and that is why I put together HolidayJS every year for the Phoenix development community. I have compiled a list of starter projects and resources for the attendees to use for the hackathon portion of HolidayJS and I wanted Read More

Second Date: Multiple Identity Providers with Auth0 and AngularJS

Ashton - Not Letting You Go

In the previous post, we saw how easy it was to create a simple AngularJS application using Google as the identity provider in Auth0. With the high level concepts in place, we will take this just a step further and add in Github as an additional identity provider. Check out the video below to see Read More

The Little Big Things with ngAria

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My buddy Marcy Sutton @marcysutton called me out via Twitter about my Build a MailChimp Signup Form with AngularJS post. At first, I was like "Uh oh! How do I do that!?"; then I realized that ngAria is amazing and is a really tiny step you can do right now that has a huge impact Read More