These are just 5 helpful Linux tricks I’ve picked up in my career and thought would be nice to share, in case there are others that don’t know about them! Did you know that you can use cd without any arguments to go back to your home directory? You can …continue reading
Getting started with express and typescript I recently started an ExpressJS project, and I wanted to use Typescript, as I thought my project would benefit from the typed language and stricter structure. I had a bit of trouble setting up when following other tutorials, so of course the right thing …continue reading
Getting started with NodeJS, nvm, npm. I’ve recently been playing with NodeJS, and wanted to share my findings. This is just a quick ‘hello world’ tutorial on getting started. I (as of writing) code perl for a living, so you should definitely take my word on nodejs ;). Ok, enough …continue reading
I did a talk on Perl Dependency management and using Carton at the London.pm technical meeting in Steptember. This is the talk: You can see my slides here.
I did a lightning talk at The Perl Conference in Amsterdam, Mojo VS Catalyst. Feel free to download the slides .
The perl depenendency management tool Carton allows not only easily separating dependencies for different applications or parts of the system, but also easily deploying an application and handling its dependencies. Using Carton is extremely straight-forward for anybody who’s used cpanm to manage dependencies before. Installing and using your application The …continue reading
I recently attended a tech meeting of London Perl Mongers (strongly recommended if you happen to be a Perl developer by the way). Amongst other things, I was introduced to App::Spec. App::Spec is a tool that allows you to specify your program’s commands, parameters, options, the values they can take, …continue reading
It’s … been a while, hasn’t it? Okay, okay, it’s been three months. I’m currently buried underneath 6ft of Uni work, given this is my final year and my dissertation is due soon. I’ll try to blog more often once I get into full-time paid employment. However, until then, here’s …continue reading
I absolutely love the fact that tools like ionic and Cordova exist. It means that Web Developers like myself can build hybrid applications (apps that work in both web and mobile) without needing to write native code. However, this doesn’t come without disadvantages. Due to this, I wanted to write a …continue reading