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Re-usability is the Goal!

When developing modern web applications, we want to build components that are re-usable. The more reusable it is, the better. When things are re-usable we get a lot of benefits going forward with future applications, mainly speed of development. But we also get the ability to update a component in one place and the next update to any app that uses that component, we just get the new version.

One thing that is pretty popular in Domino apps and some modern web apps is a picker.

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1.5 Years with Polymer Web Components

For about the last 6 to 8 months I’ve been doing a lot of development using Polymer Web Components. I started with the 0.5 developer release version. My experience so far has been a little bitter sweet. ¬†Using version 0.5 I had to jump quite a few hoops to get things working, but once I figured out the patterns all was well with the world.

In the Beginning

I had chosen to use Backbone Marionette for the MVC architecture for my apps.

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Long time no blog

It's been a while since I've posted here so… how about an end of year recap for anyone interested.

  • Red Pill Development changed it's name to Red Pill Now with a whole marketing campaign around it
  • I spoke at MWLUG and ATLUG
  • I started messing around with Polymer Web components and think this is the way web development should be done.
  • I did a couple of training sessions on Javascript and Backbone/Marionette
  • Red Pill hired a creative director,

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