Are we ready for first contact?

November 17, 2016 by Christoff Truter

This post is "inspired" by a post written by Michael Wall from space.com in which he mostly focusses on protocols / procedures that are in place (or rather not in place) if first contact were to happen tomorrow - I am however interested in a much deeper discussion.

Astronomy   Opinion  

A quick introduction to Lodash

November 1, 2016 by Christoff Truter - 1 Comment

A few months ago I attempted to join the Borg collective, unfortunately things didn't quite work out as planned.

JavaScript   Angular  

A sticky Angular ui-router problem

November 1, 2016 by Christoff Truter

While working on one of our Angular 1.5.x projects, someone in our QA department reported a rather interesting bug, which I tracked down to a third party library (ui-router-extras, more specifically sticky states) we're using.

JavaScript   Angular  

#ScienceMustFall

October 18, 2016 by Christoff Truter

Last week a rather embarrassing video went viral here in South Africa.

South Africa   Opinion  

My opinion on the Polymer library

September 16, 2016 by Christoff Truter

From time to time we are forced (for whatever reason) to use technologies that we don't agree with (just to set the tone of the post), a recent example from my own experience is the Polymer library.

JavaScript   Opinion