Category Archives: Software Development

Elm – Mapping Anonymous Functions

In my prior post I wrote about creating a recursive function in Elm to iterate through a list of records and update a single record that met the search criteria. I’ll admit that I was quite pleased with my solution … Continue reading

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Elm – Recursive Functions

In one of the Elm For Beginners exercises I have to update a player record’s name field with the modified player name and all I have is the playerId to search on. Here are the Elm type alias for the … Continue reading

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Elm

I’m 78% of the way through Elm For Beginners, a free course about the Elm programming language. I first read about Elm in Seven More Languages in Seven Weeks but did nothing with it until this week. My reasons for learning Elm are … Continue reading

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Where’s George Modified Design

  Here’s the original design for Where’s George I’ve decided to modify the design to allow the app to handle more than one pet. The background color indicate a pet’s location (in the mockups below, green indicates outside while blue indicates … Continue reading

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Viand Sync Diary #3 – Notes

Some “visual” notes on Viand syncing.

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On Infinite Loops

(via Three Panel Soul)  

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Developer vs. Good Googler

Scott Hanselman’s reply to developer who asked him the following question: Some time in my mind sounds come that Is that I am really a developer or just a good Googler. I don’t know what is the answer I am … Continue reading

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The Joys of the Craft

In The Mythical Man Month Frederick Brook describes the five rewards that the craft of software development provides to its practitioners. The sheer joy of making things The pleasure of making things that are useful to other people The fascination … Continue reading

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Git Stash

While working in a branch I wanted to switch back to the master branch to see how a previous implementation worked. When I tried to switch branches with checkout I got a message saying I would lose the changes in … Continue reading

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Quantity Displayed vs. Quantity Saved

Sometimes when saving an item to the Buy screen the quantity saved is one less than the quantity displayed. On the Add Item screen I’m displaying the floating point slider quantity as a single digit without the decimal values using … Continue reading

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