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Mitchell Simoens
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.
  • NodeDomain lesson with Adobe Brackets
    3 min read
    I've been an IntelliJ IDEA user for 4 years now but I usually have most features turned off but it's a memory hog, the constant indexing and...
  • Project Managing Personal Finances
    3 min read
    Back when I was 19 I built my first house, well, paid someone else to build it of course. At the time, I thought I was hot shit being only 1...
  • Overriding methods safely
    7 min read
    In the article Abstract vs Override, I talked about how to use overrides in an application to globally change Ext JS to work for your applic...
  • What is callParent and callSuper?
    6 min read
    One of the best things about Ext JS is it's class system. Even though JavaScript doesn't have a class system with inheritance, Ext JS utiliz...
  • Documentation Friday!
    3 min read
    Let's face it fellow programmers, we don't document our code like we really should. Why should we? It doesn't add to the functionality of th...
  • A Naming Strategy
    7 min read
    You just got contracted or assigned a new app! Wow, that's exciting! All you want to do is just jump in and start coding right? Well, you ne...
  • A Naming Strategy
    4 min read
    A common method when developing an application is to be event driven. This allows your code to be very flexible. Not being event driven can...
  • Store Listeners
    5 min read
    No doubt, you likely have a store or two in your Ext JS/Touch application. Have you had to add a listener to the store to do something? Mayb...
  • A cause in poor performance
    3 min read
    Over the years of working with Ext JS and Sencha Touch, I've gotten to see lots of code both from projects I've worked on and for the many c...
  • Wordpress is slow, Ghost is better?
    3 min read
    The de facto standard of blog software is Wordpress, I'm sure everyone has heard of it. You can do quite a bit with it: install themes, plug...
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