Troubleshooting Web Applications

As web developers the ability to troubleshoot a web application is a very important part of the development process. To be able to see what’s happening and understand what may be causing a certain behavior is key and should be employed during the entire development process, not only when something is broken. In this series I will outline my process of troubleshooting web applications.

First off the tools. While there used to be a hand full of tools you might use now you only need one,

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Progressive Web App Summit – 2016

Here is the Live Stream for the Progressive Web App Summit going on now in Amsterdam. Enjoy!


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Popover to Google Maps

Posted over on SocialBizUg – Popover to Google Maps

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Adding resources to an XPage at runtime

This evening I was messing around with this blog and was playing with Google web fonts. I was wanting to experiment with some different fonts but I couldn't find an easy way to add additional resources to my blog. This prompted a quick dev session to add that ability. The best part is it didn't take long to do. Here's how I went about it.

XBlog has an applicationScope bean called XBlogUtils.

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Google Wave… Pretty Cool

OK, I just participated in my first multi-person edit of a Google Wave and I must say that is cool. My Team Lead asked me to provide my comments on an email from our customer and send it to her so she could add her comments. So, I started a new wave, pasted the original email in and invited her to the wave. We were both able to edit the email at the same time,

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Google Abandoning Google Gears?

In an LA Times article Google states

We are excited that much of the technology in Gears, including offline support and geolocation APIs, are being incorporated into the HTML5 spec as an open standard supported across browsers, and see that as the logical next step for developers looking to include these features in their websites

We’re continuing to support Gears so that nothing breaks for sites that use it.

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Google Chrome OS – Preview

I downloaded the Chrome OS image the other day and started playing around with Chrome OS. I installed the image into Virtual Box and it runs fine, I wasn’t so lucky with Parallels. So far, the OS is very minimal, not really a whole lot to play with. It’s basically just the Chrome browser running everything. If you close all the browser tabs, it relaunches the browser. The OS itself is very clean looking and minimalistic,

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