Author Archives: Jennifer Phillips Campbell

About Jennifer Phillips Campbell

Software Developer and Medieval Historian

FoWA London 2014 Notes: Wim Godden on Caching

Notes from Wim Godden, When Dynamic Becomes Static – The Next Step in Web Caching Techniques, 30 September 2014 Speaker Slides The journey Original HTML: static Old-school dynamic: rebuild every time Dynamic: cache Dynamic content in static: separate caches in … Continue reading

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FoWA London 2014 Notes: Bruce Lawson on Web+

Notes from Bruce Lawson, Web+: Can the Web Win the War Against Native Without Losing its Soul?, 30 September 2014 Speaker Slides There’s more engagement with apps than websites. 86% of mobile web accounted for by apps. Why? Connecting offline … Continue reading

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Future of Web Apps London 2014

This week I was delighted to attend the London Future of Web Apps conference again. I’ve listed the presentations I attended below; I’ll add hyperlinks as I post my notes on each one. Tuesday Bruce Lawson, Web+: Can the Web … Continue reading

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Working with Scrivener across Devices using Dropbox

I do most of the work on my Scrivener project on my Windows machine, but I wanted to be able to do work on it on my Android tablet during a long flight. Since I also have a Mac with … Continue reading

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Flexbox Snippets

Note: Different syntax is required for different versions of different browsers. For information on browser support for flexbox, see Can I use Flexible Box Layout Module?. Getting started Put display: flex; in the styling for a div that’s going to … Continue reading

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Combining AngularJS and PhoneGap

Create your PhoneGap project Download AngularJS, and save it somewhere accessible by the www\index.html page (e.g. in the www\js folder) Add a reference to the new file to the www\index.html page. Add your AngularJS code Your AngularJS app needs to … Continue reading

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Setting up PhoneGap/Cordova for Android on 32-bit Windows 7

I tried to follow the getting-started instructions in the PhoneGap documentation, but found a fair amount of trial and error was involved. Hopefully this guide will mean that in future getting set up will take less than three hours… Pre-requisites: … Continue reading

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AngularJS: Watching a collection

I was recently in a situation in one of my AngularJS projects where I wanted to perform an action if the content of an array assigned to a property on the scope changed (e.g. if an item was added or … Continue reading

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Installing a specific version of a package using NuGet in Visual Studio

I needed to be able to install an old version of a package from NuGet. I couldn’t do it directly via ‘Manage NuGet Packages’, but it turns out it can be done via the Package Manager Console. Open up the … Continue reading

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Yeoman Woes

Having attended a presentation on Yeoman at the FoWA conference in October, I recently decided to give it a go with an AngularJS application. I followed the Getting Started With Yeoman guide to install Yeoman and the angular generator (resulting … Continue reading

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