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.

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…

NodeDomain lesson with Adobe Brackets

February 12, 20153 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

February 11, 20153 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…

Overriding methods safely

January 20, 20157 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…