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Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to AngularJS

Last Saturday, I gave yet another talk on getting started with AngularJS and with good success. I found myself wondering though, along the way, why is it that we keep needing these “getting started” talks with Angular? What makes it so complicated? Why do we need endless “basic” tutorials? I think the answer lies in […]

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The A-ha! Moment of being a game development beginner

Every programming paradigm has a peak point, the point of no return that I call the “A-ha!” moment. It’s the moment where you get “it” and “it” is no longer confusing. You may not understand all the facets of the paradigm but you know enough to exponentially move forward, using professional tutorials and literature as […]

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How to fortify your WP site for HN posting

Please, for the love of God(s)*(esses)*, consider what happens when your post takes off when it’s on HN, or Reddit, or hell, even Twitter. It may happen to anyone. And it’s absolutely horrendous to see the “Error could not connect” page or just an infinite loading time. And worse yet, the top comment will probably […]

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Fixing debugger-linecache failure to install gem native extension with Ruby 1.9.3

If you’re still plagued by having to use Ruby 1.9.3 and you may be using, idk, Vagrant or any other type of testing environment, or just your own machine, you may have encountered the following error when installing either “debugger-ruby_core_source” or the “debugger-linecache” package. This can particularly happen if you’re using RVM or other ruby […]

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