web dev notes

Web developer. Backend + Frontend. Learning about designing user interfaces, improvement of user experience and its implementation.

Migrate a blog from Wordpress to Jekyll

jmtalarn

2017-9-22 22:38:28

WEB DEVELOPMENT
BLOGGING

In this case the situation was the end of life of Openshift v2, the platform I used to host (for free) the WordPress blog. As I was not yet accepted in the program of Openshift v3 I decided to try an alternative. So I had access to a static hosting and I moved all the content from Wordpress to Jekyll. Jekyll is a static site generator and as I described in a previous post there is nothing bad with that if you use the correct tools.

Build and publish a Ionic App – Live update of Firebase backend with AngularJS

jmtalarn

2017-8-18 13:28:28

APP DEVELOPMENT
WEB DEVELOPMENT

We wanted to create a kind of live update of the Firebase backend while the users were using the app avoiding to put Save button actions in order to save. The idea is to keep the backend updated while the user is creating or updating any element, these are ToDo items and category elements, in our application. So we needed to implement a system with the help of the library Angularfire and the $watch AngularJs function to make it happen.

Free practical courses to learn about modern web development

jmtalarn

2017-8-4 17:35:45

WEB DEVELOPMENT

Four FREE practical courses about modern web development that will put you on the track of the web modern development. AngularJS, Progressive Web Applications (a.k.a. PWA), Javascript with ES6 new features, Firebase and React.js. All of these cover from basic to advanced aspects of the web development, but necessary if you want to be on top.