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Written by Mitchell Simoens who is a long time nerd developing software and building computers and gadgets. Anything expressed on this website are Mitchell Simoens's alone and do not represent his employer.
  • Handling user session with routes
    7 min read
    I'd like to first state that there are literally thousands of ways to handle this and is dependent on how you handle user sessions within yo...
  • Delaying launch for stores to load
    3 min read
    A common request I hear from many people is how to delay the application's launch method from being executed. First, let's investigate the p...
  • The death of major versions?
    2 min read
    \<rant> I for one, love updating an app and seeing a new major version released. It's like Christmas morning, what new goodies am I gonna ge...
  • Requiring classes
    4 min read
    Since Ext JS 4 came out, Ext JS supported loading classes on demand during development. You do this using the requires property in your Ext
  • How Not To Recruit
    4 min read
    Recruiters... more precisely tech recruiters... You are a necessary evil but there is a right way and a wrong way to go about recruiting. Fi...
  • I hate running in Florida
    3 min read
    For the last year, I've lived in Florida. In this year, my training has been quite different than it did in Missouri (where I lived prior)....
  • Override Compatibility
    2 min read
    Software is and always will be buggy, let's be honest. While being honest, Ext JS certain isn't bug free. So if you're like me, you may come...
  • Use of a base url in a utility class
    3 min read
    I had an idea the other day and I'm not sure why I hadn't thought of it sooner. For the longest time I've always advocated to have a singlet...
  • Tough Mudder 2015 - Gulf Coast
    11 min read
    Last year, I decided to set some goals for myself (read more). I decided to sign up for several Tough Mudders throughout the year in order t...
  • rootProperty as a function!
    3 min read
    When I design an endpoint to return some JSON data for consumption in a grid, I always nest the data in the data property so that I can prov...
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