Build a Markdown editor with Node Webkit and Ember pt 2

This time around we're going to go about implimenting a native menu and adding in the ability to save and open files. If you missed part 1 you can find it here and the repo is here Ready ... here we go! Menu Time A lot of the code in this…

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Build a Markdown editor with Node Webkit and Ember

In my infinite free time I've been playing with Node Webkit and it is pretty awesome. So let's build a markdown editor using it. You can find the repo here Getting setup First of all we need to install Node Webkit so head on over here jump down to downloads…

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Go, Martini and Postgres Tutorial - Part 1

Getting Going (get it) I spent the weekend playing around with Go and a web framework called Martini and thought I'd put something together on building a simple todos app (I know how original) with it. Currently I plan for this to be a 3 parter but no promises. Setting…

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Being a mentor pt. 2

Around a month ago, I finished up teaching my second (and last) mentor group at Launch Academy. Now that I'm fully rested, I thought I’d express my thoughts on my experience as a mentor. First, I think it's so amazing that I was given the chance to mentor 10…

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Code like no one is watching

The other night I built a terrible Flappy Bird clone that involved you moving a block in between other blocks and trying to get circles. The code is not beautiful. The idea is not great. The implimentation is not perfect. But the truth of the matter is I had the…

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ActsAsTaggableOn with Active Model Serializers

I came across this answer on StackOverflow which showed a beautiful solution for embedding tags with Active Model Serializers. Say you have a blog and a blog has many tags. Your serializer might look something like: class BlogSerializer < ActiveModel::Serializer embed :ids, include: true attributes :id, :name has_many…

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