web dev notes

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

random data generator for tests

jmtalarn

2016-8-11 23:25:19

WEB DEVELOPMENT

Many times your imagination is over when you are testing some data introduction and your form inputs are finally filled with boring and repetitive text that doesn't help you. aaaaaaaaaaaa asdasdasd 12345 qweqweqw AAAAAAAAA ASDASDASD cfjsdkl fldcfamj lfah caom h Instead of using non-sense words or useless terms you can use some of the following generators to get data and text in order to fill your forms. This will help you to have a results in your tests more close to the final data that could be filled in your applications.

The undervalued static web sites

jmtalarn

2016-7-25 13:38:25

WEB DEVELOPMENT

When you are going to build a new web site, most of times you go through it thinking about the technology you'll use to build it. Maybe you want to be on the cutting edge and you'll use the latest or rarest content management system like Ghost or maybe you'll use a wide extended system and full of available plugins (I've a mention about these later) like Wordpress.

Boosting your career as developer

jmtalarn

2016-7-2 16:42:24

BLOGGING
WEB DEVELOPMENT

I was fired. I left a job that I have been for 5 years to a new career opportunity that offered me go ahead in my career as web developer. It had everything you looked for when you imagined an ideal job. Freedom for choosing technologies to develop with, once per week telecommute, no dress code ...
everything was like an startup environment even there was a table for playing table tennis.

Express app and a Ghost blog together

jmtalarn

2016-1-26 03:35:12

BLOGGING
WEB DEVELOPMENT

If you know anything about Ghost development surely you know Ghost is based with the Express framework over the Node.js server. Well, maybe someday you want to add an extra superpower to your blog taking advantage of your javascript development skills over Node.js.
You can put it all together and play with all this stuff.

Compiling Sass with Maven or Gulp

jmtalarn

2015-10-21 14:28:23

WEB DEVELOPMENT

Sass compiling from Maven You can compile your sass css source files from your java projects build with maven with the **sass-maven-plugin**. You can find the source code at GitHub https://github.com/Jasig/sass-maven-plugin, and find it on the Maven Central Repository. You should configure your maven pom file to properly use the plugin as needed.

Sketching with Pencil

jmtalarn

2015-8-17 03:50:00

DESIGN RESOURCES

**Evolus Pencil** is an open source software for prototyping and sketching and is what I use as a free alternative to all the web based existing applications to do the designs and wireframes. It has many bundled stencils collections to use based on Android,iOS and many web frameworks components ...

Numix, not just yet another theme suite

jmtalarn

2015-7-22 05:48:32

DESIGN RESOURCES

**Numix** is a great project composed by many design artworks like icons and backgrounds to use on your Linux desktop distribution. The good design and taste of all of its elements converts your bored distribution into a beautiful pleasant for your eyes experience. And it also can be applied in your Android devices.