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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.

How Not To Recruit

May 12, 20154 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. First…

I hate running in Florida

April 14, 20153 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

April 14, 20152 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

March 23, 20153 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…

Tough Mudder 2015 - Gulf Coast

March 09, 201511 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…

rootProperty as a function!

February 18, 20153 min read

When I design an endpoint to return some JSON data for consumption in a grid, I always nest the data in the property so that I can provide…