Hot loading React Components in TypeScript

Olav Nybø

Hot loading of React Redux components makes for a absolutly fantastic developer experience. The ability to get immediately feedback in the browser when any part of my javascript application is changed and saved is priceless. It is simply awesome! I have been using Angular for a long time, but watching…

Debugging WebSocket communication made easy

Hans Arne Vartdal

As we all know, any cool web application have some sort of WebSocket communication, either it is based on signalR, socket.io, or some other extremely cool technology. Developing these solutions make developers feel like wizards, as perfectly demonstrated in this clip from The Big Bang Theory. That is, when…

Improve rendering performance with CSS3 enabled hardware acceleration

Hans Arne Vartdal

Web apps are more often than before used on mobile devices, and thus their performance compared to native apps. Some believe that web apps, or hybrid apps, never can have as fast and fluid graphical interfaces as native apps. Luckily there are some nifty tricks out there to help us…

Generate HTML in the backend

Olav Nybø

Recently I was working on a Azure Web Job that was reading from an Azure Queue. The requirements of this job was that it should read the queue messages, do some processing and then generate and send an HTML-email based on the incoming message. Since the request isn't a regular…

Code on the beach 2015 - Review

Hallstein Brøtan

This summer, Hans Arne and Hallstein attended the Code on the beach conference in Atlantic Beach, Florida. This is our thoughts about the Code on the beach experience, the conference that promises to "learn code with your toes in the sand." 1. The conference Code on the beach is organized…