Mitchell Simoens Blog

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.

Pluralize text

August 12, 20152 min read

One of my gripes is when I see text that should be singular but shows plural when the value before it is one. It’s 2015, surely we can…

Instances on prototype are bad!

July 29, 20154 min read

I’ve been seeing something a lot lately and I wanted to take a quick second to talk about it. This is creating instances and placing them on…

List and the scrollDock config

July 24, 20151 min read

With Ext JS 6 modern toolkit and Sencha Touch 2, you can have docked items on an without wrapping the in a or like this: Notice the…

Ext JS Router Mixin!

July 13, 20154 min read

Ever since I was able to implement a router into Ext JS (beginning with 5.0.0) it has been one of the best feature adds for application…

Saving hierarchical data in MySQL with Node.js

July 03, 201511 min read

I have a need that I’ve solved before but have never been happy with my solutions. So today I decided to give it another go. It’s taking…

Handling user session with routes

July 02, 20157 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…