Monthly Archives: October 2013

Group By Count With MongoDB And MongooseJS

In my last post about reports, I showed a simple script that gave me a count of customers. I used a similar query in SignalLeaf to give me the count of listens / downloads for episodes, too. This gave me … Continue reading 

Posted in Command Line, Design, Javascript, MongoDB, MongooseJS, New Category, Reporting, SignalLeaf | 4 Comments

Tracking Errors In Production: I Panicked And Grabbed My Credit Card

What’s the #1 sign that a product is adding significant value to my life as a developer? When my trial period runs out and I panic, scrambling to find my credit card so I can continue using the service!  Picking … Continue reading 

Posted in Marionette, Product Reviews, Tools and Vendors | 8 Comments

Minimum Viable Reports: A NodeJS Script And console.log

I’ve spent around 2 months building SignalLeaf, so far. It’s all after-hours and weekends, but I got the job done … well… I got a minimum viable product done. I at least solved some pain that I had been seeing … Continue reading 

Posted in Continuous Improvement, Javascript, Pragmatism, Productivity, SignalLeaf | 3 Comments

I’m Speaking At CodeMash 2014: SOLID JavaScript For A Wobbly World (wide web)

I just found out that I’ve been accepted to the CodeMash conference in January, 2014! WOO! :) SOLID JavaScript For A Wobbly World (wide web) Robert (“Uncle Bob”) Martin compiled a handful of principles in to a convenient acronym back … Continue reading 

Posted in Community, Design Patterns, Javascript, Principles and Patterns | 4 Comments

How To Set A Page Title And H1 Tag With A Single Jade Template Block

Yesterday, I accidentally figured out that you can use a Jade template “block” in more than one location, and any content you put into the block will show up in all of the locations. It’s a pretty simple trick, but … Continue reading 

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment