Web Dev Ramblings

Warner Onstine

Web development and other thoughts.

Week 4 - 2015 1/19/15 - 1/25/15

This week: Finish up Angular front-end Day 1 1/19/2015 Today: Figure out why my constants aren’t being loaded/injected properly, file is there, but it just isn’t working...

Week 3 - 2015 1/12/15 - 1/18/15

This week: Finish up API endpoints Start on web/angular side of project Day 1 1/12/15 Today: PUT /todos/:id - update a todo OK, got this working with a basic...

Week 2 - 2015 1/04/15 - 1/11/15

Decided to do things a little bit differently and publish this as a weekly update kind of thing instead of each day as I didn’t like all the posts separated (and a few too many IMO). This week I’ll try and do one post for the whole week and...

Day 13 of 30 Min Project 12/27/14

Missed Days 10 - 12 due to Christmas and family stuff (12/24 - 12/26) Today: Figure out why convict isn’t respecting my env variable for PORT so that everything runs right OK, one weird thing is that the settings file appears to get loaded...

Day 9 of 30 Min Project 12/23/14

Tonight: Figure out why the startup isn’t happening on time now Clearly I’m misunderstanding gulp flow a bit here as there are some things that aren’t happening in the right order with my new setup test data and clear test data OK, got things...

Week 1 of 30 Min Project 12/22/14

Made some decent progress last week. Got 6/7 days done, not bad for the first week. Hoping to be able to keep this up over our holiday break, which might be a bit tricky some days, but hoping to make up any time by doing extra (like today). Once...

Day 7/8 of 30 Min Project 12/22/14

Missed yesterday due to friends being in town and prepping for our annual holiday trip. Tonight: gulp mocha isn’t finishing properly. I know I handled this somewhere :P ahh, using exit and pipe the results to it Hmm, test is timing out now...

Day 6 of 30 Min Project 12/20/14

Tonight: So, said last night that here’s what I needed to do: Get redis config stuff figured out Apparently convict really doesn’t like empty json variables like options: {} Get first test to actually fail as it should because we’re...

Day 5 of 30 Min Project 12/19/14

Tonight: So, said last night that here’s what I needed to do: Get at least one test written and running (not necessarily passing, but running) We have a few controllers/endpoints we need to test /token - gets a valid token for a logged in...

Day 4 of 30 Min Project 12/18/14

Uggh, not really feeling it tonight, but here goes :P. Tonight: So, said last night that here’s what I needed to do: time to start creating some tests! Use tests to drive the api bits forward for things Start writing the controllers for todos...