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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.

Full featured or lightweight, cannot have both

April 11, 20163 min read

Earlier today, I noticed a conversation about how React was “far more flexible when it comes to customizing” than Ext JS. So being an Ext JS…

npm failed me

April 06, 20162 min read

Last week, we deployed a major update to an application and after a couple days it finally fell on it’s face. The server, hosted on AWS…

No dependencies, no drama!

March 24, 20163 min read

Open source is great, except when it’s not. If you were under a rock this week, some big projects broke due to a module being removed (left…

Custom Two Way Binding!

December 03, 20154 min read

When Ext JS 5 was released it brought with it data binding including two-way data binding. Although some argue that two way data binding is…

Loading Ext.Direct api

September 22, 20154 min read

Personally, I use a technology called Ext.Direct for my projects. Ext.Direct is platform and language agnostic remote procedure call…

SFTP server in Node.js

September 17, 20153 min read

I have a project that I want to start working on but first needed to create a quick proof-of-concept (POC) to make sure I can do what I…