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    Ionic Weather App

    Weather AppThis Weather app is a simple single page app that uses information from an API at Weather Underground. Weather Underground provides a free level that gives a small amount of calls. Curre...

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    Ionic Templates

    Ionic TemplatesOut of the box Ionic comes with many templates. Use the command ionic start --list to see a current list. Currently there are 11 templates available. Four templates are for Ionic 1. ...

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    Starting an Ionic Project

    Starting an Ionic ProjectIonic projects can be started either using the CLI (command line interface) or using Visual Studio 2015 or newer. For the purposes of this explanation I’m going to focus on...

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    Starting Ionic Framework

    Ionic FrameworkI’ve recently started to learn the Ionic Framework. At it’s core, Ionic allows for creation of mobile apps from a single project code base. But the apps will reflect the native look ...

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    Google API Multiple Locations

    Multi GPS GeocodingGoogle Maps API is very useful for mapping and locating sites, assets and sites. Google offers many tiers of service. Visit the Google Maps API page to get your own key.A project...

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    FrontEndMasters - Webpack Workshop

    FrontEndMasters - Webpack WorkshopOn Monday, 8/8/16, I was able to attend a workshop at Front End Masters. As always, Front End Master does a great job in bringing an expert in to explain a seeming...

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    FrontEndMaster

    FrontEndMastersLocated in Savage, Minnesota, FrontEndMasters is a company that provides top-notch workshops that are attended in person or remotely. The workshops are normally a single day, coverin...

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    Twin City Code Camp 18

    What is a Code Camp?The developer community is about sharing. Sharing knowledge and sharing friendship. Giving a helping hand to other developers. Whether those others are beginners or are super ad...

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    Microsoft Band

    The Band is Microsoft’s newest entry into the wearable devices. And boy did they go in big! The Band is a fitness tracker and smartwatch. Microsoft has released apps to connect to the Band are avai...

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    Twin City Code Camp 17

    On October 4, 2014, the Twins City Code Camp happened at the University of Minnesota. This was the 17th Code Camp in the Twin Cities. So what is a Code Camp? It’s a meet up for the community, run b...

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    Using Ajax to get the weather

    User expect web sites to be responsive. Information on the site needs to be updated, search-able and filter-able. Visitors to a site listing baseball players names expects that when a name is click...

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    Installing Laravel/homestead

    Laravel is a PHP framework that can be used to easily add basic functions and features to a web site. This will take the work of “web site plumbing” off your shoulders and let you focus on the cont...

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    Using SASS using Jekyll

    Sass, simply put, is a CSS extension language. CSS describes the way a page looks. CSS rules define colors, sizes, shapes, locations and can describe the way changes take place. Sass adds to CSS. S...

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    HTML 5 Input Types

    HTML 5 adds a new set of input types. With these new types browsers are becoming smarter about being able to handle data types without extra code and overhead.The advantage is that the browser can ...

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    Files needed for Jekyll

    Jekyll uses standard files to accomplish the amazing things it can do. Where Jekyll really shines is how it extends the static site, by using YAML, Markdown, and Liquid to extend a plain static sit...

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    Folder Structure for Jekyll

    Folders are used by Jekyll to organize files to make creating a web site easy. Once the the site is set up, the folders help with making it a snap to update the site.Any file or folder that starts ...

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    Creating a Work area for Jekyll

    Jekyll helps you create static websites from templates and content. That’s what this blog is created using. Here is the step through on how I put together the work area for my blog. This is not the...

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    My Blog

    I haven’t even loaded this blog up to my site yet, but here I am putting in my first entry. This will be mostly as a test. I’m still trying to figure Jekyll out. As I go along I will be posting wha...

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